Introduction to Hand Therapy

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Introduction to Hand Therapy

$499.00

A comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of caring for all hand injuries.

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Product Description

This course has been attended by over 6,000 therapists since its inception over 25 years ago! It has been recognized as a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of caring for all hand injuries. This course is designed to provide P.T’s., O.T’s, and assistants with current and in-depth information on evaluating and treating patients with injuries to the hand. The emphasis is on topics which are clinically applicable for patient care. Lecture portions cover the following topics: functional anatomy; comprehensive hand evaluation; exercises for strength and range of motion; modalities; wound and scar care; splinting principles and demonstrations; and protocols for treatment of common hand pathologies including Duypuytren’s, carpal tunnel, CRPS, hand fractures and more!

  • Understand the anatomy of the hand, especially as it relates to hand pathology.
  • Describe the fundamentals of a thorough hand evaluation.
  • Describe exercise techniques and equipment used in hand therapy.
  • Describe the indications for therapeutic modalities in treatment of the hand.
  • Understand wound healing principles and identify products used to effectively manage wounds and scars.
  • Discuss the etiology, pathology, and clinical treatment of common hand injuries/diseases.
  • Identify prefabricated and custom splints used to treat specific hand injuries/diagnosis
  • Express an understanding of splint categories, material selection and design principles

All classes in 2019 will be held in Nevada City CA which is a beautiful “destination” community in Northern CA 1 hour + from both the Sacramento CA as well as Reno Nevada airports. There is limited space available on property for overnight accomodations, please contact me at patriciarcse@gmail.com if you are interested in accomodations.

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

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

December 15-16, 2018 (Charlotte, NC), January 12-23, 2019, June 1-2, 2019, Octobar 26-27, 2019

CEU

14 CEU’s will be awarded to participants who attend all sessions and pass final exam with a minimum score of 80%

Audience

PT, OT, PTA, COTA

Skill level

Basic to 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.