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Understanding Distal Radius Fractures Course for Occupational Therapists

CEU : 0.1
Start Date :  Jan 18 - 2010 End Date :  Nov 01 - 2020

Organized by :   ContinuingEducation.com - OnCourse Learning Corporation

Specialities :   Emergency Medicine, Orthopedics

Conference Summary

Understanding Distal Radius Fractures Course for Occupational Therapists is organized by ContinuingEducation.com - OnCourse Learning Corporation.

Release Date: Jan 18, 2010
Expiration Date:Nov 01, 2020

The target audience for this medical event is occupational therapists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 0.10 AOTA CEU.

This goal of this continuing education program will be to discuss the causes of distal radius fractures, review relevant wrist anatomy, and describe the healing process of these types of fractures. Therapy after a distal radius fracture can be relatively straightforward or challenging. Conservative and operative treatment options, potential complications, “life after the break,” patient education on fall prevention, and realistic expectations will be addressed.

Conference Objectives are :
The goal of this continuing education program is to provide therapists with information regarding the epidemiology, relevant anatomy, bony healing process, and complications associated with distal radius fractures so that a successful rehabilitation program can be instituted. After you study the information here, you will be able to:
• List three risk factors for developing a distal radius fracture
• Describe appropriate treatments throughout the various stages of bone healing
• Identify three complications of a distal radius fracture
• Identify ways of addressing distal radius facture complications

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

Credit Info

  • CEU : 0.1
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