Upper Extremity Limb Loss Virtual Conference CEU Courses for OTs

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Current Topics in Upper Limb Loss and Difference: Unlimbited Wellness and Secondary Conditions
Presented by Debra Latour, OTD, M.Ed. Advanced Practice of Occupational Therapy, OTR/L
Live WebinarMon, Nov 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4477Level: Advanced1 Hour
Individuals with upper limb loss/difference (ULL/D) are likely to encounter secondary conditions that include pain, overuse and perceptions of isolation, and social stigma often require specialized services, including occupational therapy that may be difficult to access. Today’s course highlights the development, implementation, and evaluation of a telehealth program that offered preventive information, strategies, and peer interaction.

Current Topics in Upper Limb Loss and Difference: Problem Solving Complex Issues with Pediatric Upper Limb Loss Difference
Presented by Vivian Yip, OTD, MA, OTR/L
Live WebinarTue, Nov 12, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4453Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will provide clinicians strategies and tools to guide care for unique children with various involvement of limb differences and their families to participate in everyday activities and daily living skills.

Current Topics in Upper Limb Loss and Difference: OT for Targeted Muscle Reinnervation and Pattern Recognition Control
Presented by Kristi Turner, DHSc, OTR/L
Live WebinarWed, Nov 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4471Level: Advanced1 Hour
Targeted Muscle Reinnervation is a surgical procedure that moves the remaining residual limb nerves into musculature in the residual limb. The basic concepts and therapy of Targeted Muscle Reinnervation, as well as pattern recognition control, will be described.

Current Topics in Upper Limb Loss and Difference: Bilateral Upper Limb Loss
Presented by Shawn Swanson Johnson, OTR/L
Live WebinarThu, Nov 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4443Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will focus on bilateral upper extremity limb loss, pre-prosthetic and post prosthetic therapy needs, and ideas and resources for the bilateral upper limb loss/absence individual. It will also provide information on adaptive equipment for ADL’s.

Current Topics in Upper Limb Loss and Difference: Electronic Multi-Articulating Hands and Digits, Toe-to-Hand Transfers, and Hand Transplantations
Presented by Diane J. Atkins, OTR/L, FISPO
Live WebinarFri, Nov 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #4444Level: Advanced1 Hour
This presentation is designed to capture the current advances in electric multi-articulating hands, hand transplantation, and toe-to-hand transfers. Functional and quality of life outcomes will be shared as well as several videos that will demonstrate the functional abilities of individuals who have been recipients of these advanced procedures.