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  • Evaluation of the Hand

    by Patricia Roholt 3 Lessons $49.99

    CEUs: .3

    This course requires approximately 3 hours to complete. Completion of course evaluation and passing the post-test with a minimum score of 80% is required to receive CEU’s and certificate of completion

    Course Description:

    This course describes techniques and methods for evaluating injuries to the hand. Topics include evaluating range of motion with assessment of the impact of tendon, joint or soft tissue complications. Strength testing, evaluation of edema, tests of sensation and tests of coordination are also reviewed. Special tests for specific diagnosis such as DeQuervain’s and Thoracic outlet Syndrome are also described.

    Course Objectives:

    Upon completion the participant will be able to

    1. Differentiate the tools needed to evaluate ROM of the wrist, fingers, and thumb
    2. Recognize what questions to include when taking an oral history of the injury or condition.
    3. List the methods used to evaluate edema
    4. List grip testing criteria using standard testing protocol
    5. List tests used to evaluate sensory function in the hand
    6. Identify tests used to diagnose specific, common diagnoses.
    7. Recognize how various complications affect ROM measurements
    8. Identify the testing criteria for monofilament sensory testing
    9. List tests that are used to evaluate hand function
    10. Recognize the value of utilizing the rapid grip and 5 position grip tests

    This certificate will offer .3 CEU’s

    Cancellation Policy:

    Cancellation by the participant will be refunded 75% within 2 weeks following registration if the course was not viewed and no certificate was issued. If technical difficulties on the part of CSE prevent completion of the course, a full refund will be issued. No refund will be issued once the course has been viewed by participant.

  • Anatomy of the Hand

    by Patricia Roholt 3 Lessons $19.99

    Course Description:

    This course reviews basic anatomy of the hand. Clinical implications and pertinent diagnoses are discussed where relevant. Upon completion of this lecture, participants will have a good understanding of the anatomy of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, nerves and vascular supply to the hand.

    Objectives:

    Upon completion of this course the participant will be able to

    1. Identify the bones of the carpus, hand, fingers and thumb
    2. the function of the muscles to the hand
    3. Recognize the sensory distribution of the 3 major nerves
    4. List clinical findings with injury to the nerves of the hand
    5. Recognize the importance of proper positioning during periods of immobilization.
    6. list the movements available at each of the joints of the fingers and thumb
    7. Identify the functions of the retinacular systems of the hand

    This course provides 1.5 hours of continuing education or 1.5 CEU’s

    Cancellation Policy:

    Cancellation by the participant will be refunded 75% within 2 weeks following registration if the course was not viewed and no certificate was issued. If technical difficulties on the part of CSE prevent completion of the course, a full refund will be issued. No refund will be issued once the course has been viewed by participant.