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Contact Hours : 9.3 | CEUs : 7.75

Introduction to Hand Therapy Course 2020

Oct 03, 2020   |   Melville, New York  United States of America
Organized by : Professional Seminars Ltd
Specialties : Hand Therapy
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Introduction to Hand Therapy Course is organized by Professional Seminars Ltd and will be held on Oct 03, 2020 at Professional Physical Therapy - Corporate Office, Melville, New York, United States of America.

Who Should Attend:
Physical Therapist, Physical Therapists Assistants, Athletic Trainers, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistants. 

Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants:
New York: Professional Seminars is recognized as an approved provider of Physical Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant continuing education by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Physical Therapy. Full attendance at this Seminar qualifies for 9.3 contact hours in NY.
New Jersey: Professional Seminars designates this program for a maximum of 7.75 Contact hours in NJ. 

Athletic Trainers: Professional Seminars Ltd. is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 7.75 Category A hours/CEUs.

Occupational Therapists and COTA: This course is pending approval for a total .75 CEUs by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). The Assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

Course Overview:
Introduction to Hand Therapy, is a one day course that will provide therapists the basic knowledge and skills to perform a complete evaluation of objective findings of the wrist and hand. It will allow attendees to recognize and understand common hand and wrist disorders and injuries. This course will provide current evidence based treatment strategies to restore functional use of the affected extremity.

Learning Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this course, the practitioner will learn how to:
• Identify the essential aspects of a hand evaluation and will obtain a basic knowledge regarding evaluating the hand client (including basic understanding of ROM, MMT, pinch, grip, sensation and special tests).
• Describe the fundamentals of a thorough hand evaluation.
• Identify the anatomy of the wrist, hand and forearm.
• Be able to identify signs and symptoms for a variety of diagnoses related to the upper extremity including nerve compression, dequervain’s ganglion cysts, Common hand and wrist fractures, ligament injuries and tendon injuries.
• Be able to select and prioritize treatment options and develop effective home programs to reduce the number of necessary therapy sessions.
Identify commonly seen hand diagnoses and treatment (RSI injuries, common wrist and hand fractures).
• Discuss the etiology, pathology, and clinical treatment of common hand injuries/diseases.
• Identify prefabricated and custom splints used to treat specific hand injuries/diagnosis

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Venue Address

Professional Physical Therapy - Corporate Office
576 Broadhollow Rd
Melville, New York, United States of America

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