Hands-On Tendon Trauma

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Hands-On Tendon Trauma

$499.00

This is a comprehensive course for the rehabilitation of flexor and extensor injuries to the hand.

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Product Description

This is a comprehensive course for the rehabilitation of flexor and extensor injuries to the hand. The most current treatment approaches for tendon injuries at all levels are presented. Tendon anatomy, as well as tendon healing are reviewed. Detailed splinting and exercise protocols for all levels and types of injury are presented. Evaluation and treatment of common complications is discussed including post-op management of tenolysis and tendon grafting. Case study discussions compliment the lectures, and extensive splinting demonstrations by Patricia allow ample time for observation and questions. Splints demonstrated will include both post- injury splints as well as tissue stretching splints.

Course Objectives/Learner Outcomes

  • Identify the anatomy of the flexor and extensor tendons of the hand.
  • Identify the injury zones of the flexor and extensor tendons and how injuries at different levels affect treatment and prognosis.
  • Describe the mechanisms of tendon healing and what factors can affect results.
  • Describe various treatment protocols for different types and levels of injury for both flexor and extensor injuries.
  • Explain appropriate evaluation procedures used to assess tendon gliding, tendon adhesion, and joint contracture.
  • List the complications following flexor and extensor tendon injury and conservative and surgical treatment approaches to solve these.
  • Describe the indications and functions of a variety of splints used for post-op protection, tissue stretching, and exercise.

Instructional Methods: Slide presentation, complete course manual, case study discussions, instructor demonstrations on Orthotic fabrication.

Course completion requirements: Participants must take and pass a 40 question exam with a score of 80% or better.  Course evaluation must also be submitted prior to the awarding of certificate of completion.

AOTA Classificaiton Codes:  This course meets the requirements of Category 1 – Domain of OT

Dates & Locations
September 22-23, 2018 | Oakland, CA
October 20-21, 2018 | Long Beach, CA

Cancellation Policy
75% refund if participant cancels before 10 days from course date – no refund within 10 days. Full refund if course is cancelled by CSE

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Additional Information

Seminar Dates

October 20-21, 2018 (Long Beach, CA), September 22-23, 2018 (Oakland, CA)

CEU

1.5 CEU’s will be awarded to participants who attend all sessions, who complete fabrication of a minimum of 5 splints, and who pass a final examination with a minimum score of 80% (32/48 questions).

Audience

PT, PTA, OT, COTA

Skill level

Intermediate

Disclaimer

The information presented in this continuing education course does not represent the only procedures and techniques appropriate for the medical conditions presented. The content of this course presents approaches, views, statements and opinions of the author which may be clinically useful to other practitioners. Individuals attending this course waive any claim they may have against Clinical Specialty Education and/or its instructors for any injury or other damage which may result, in any way, from their reliance on information presented in the seminar, or from their participation in this course.

Cancellation Policy

75% refund if participant cancels before 10 days from course date – no refund within 10 days. Full refund if course is cancelled by CSE

Special Needs

Please contact Patricia Roholt at patriciarcse@gmail.com with any special needs requests at least one week in advance of the class.