Pediatric Hand Therapy and Orthotic Intervention (Splinting) for Musculoskeletal Conditions is organized by Rehab Education and will be held from Dec 01 - 02, 2019 at Orlando, Florida, United States of America.
Who Should Attend:
• Occupational Therapists
• Physical Therapists
• Certified Hand Therapists
Physical Therapy Board of California:
The Physical Therapy Board of California recognizes Rehab Education, LLC as an approval agency to approve providers offering continuing competency courses for CA licensed PTs and PTAs. This course is approved for 15.5 contact hours.
California OT Board:
This course and instructor have been approved by the CA Board of OT for 15.5 contact hours of post-professional education in the advanced practice area of hand therapy. Approval #22-H17.
Florida PT Association:
This course meets the standards set forth in Chapter 64B17-9, Florida for 15.5 (live) continuing education hours. Approval #CE19-509710. Accreditation of this course does not necessarily imply the FPTA supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors. (Course must be taken between 01-1-2019 and 12-31-2019)
New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners:
This course has been approved by the New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 15.5 continuing education credits, Approval #1707-08. (Course must be taken between 02-1-2018 and 01-31-2020).
Ohio Physical Therapy Association:
This course has been approved by the Ohio PT Association for 15.5 contact hours. Approval #19S0551. (Course must be taken between 06-7-2019 and 06-7-2020)
Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners:
This course has been approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners as meeting continuing education requirements for PTs and PTAs for 15.50 CCUs. Approval #63765TX. (Course must be taken between 01-1-2018 and 01-1-2020)
Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT):
Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) / ProCert has awarded certification in the amount of 14 Continuing Competence Units (CCUs) to this activity.
Course Description :
This specialized hands-on two-day course will be a valuable learning opportunity for a pediatric therapist who is challenged by the orthopedic issues that arise when treating musculoskeletal conditions and for hand therapists who treat adults and are challenged when faced with a pediatric patient. Participants will learn strategies to successfully meet these challenges and understand approaches for evaluating, treating, and providing orthoses (splints) and home programs for the pediatric patient with musculoskeletal conditions.
Course includes review of:
• normal hand skill development from birth to 5 years
• most common pediatric outcomes measures and evaluation tools for orthopedic conditions
• developmental and functional issues for children with musculoskeletal conditions
• identification of specific orthotic intervention for children with musculoskeletal conditions
• pre-surgical and post-surgical intervention strategies for commonly treated pediatric musculoskeletal, neuromuscular and rheumatologic conditions.
• overview of orthotic intervention principles and techniques specifically for pediatric patients
Course Objectives :
Upon completion, participant will be able to::
• Identify 3 unique aspects of hand therapy for pediatric patients with musculoskeletal conditions.
• Identify the appropriate age norms for 3 specific developmental skills below the age of 5 years that affect hand skill development
• List 3 pediatric evaluation tools that are standardized for use on pediatric patients with upper extremity conditions.
• Choose 2 treatment techniques that would be appropriate to utilize after surgery for a pediatric patient with one of the following conditions: brachial plexus palsy, upper extremity trauma, congenital hand conditions, neuromuscular disorders, and rheumatologic conditions
• Identify 3 ways to improve compliance and wear time with orthotic intervention for a pediatric patient with musculoskeletal conditions
• Compare two differences in treatment of flexor tendon repair of the hand for pediatric patients vs. adult patients.
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
|Contact No. :||845-368-2458
Conference Fee Details
|Conference Fee||:||USD $529.00|
|Early Fee||:||USD $479.00|
|Early Fee Last date||:||NA|