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Hand and Wrist Fractures and Dislocations (8 contact hours) (#422)

Course Level:  Intermediate

Item Number:  422

Hours:  8

Price:  $88.00

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Description

This continuing education course for rehab professionals will guide physical therapy and occupational therapy professionals to a thorough understanding of how to evaluate and treat adult patients who have been diagnosed with fractures or dislocations of bones in the wrist (carpus) or hand. (This course does not include discussion of distal radius fractures.) The course discusses relevant anatomy and physiology, the effects of hand/carpal injuries on function, fracture types, and some of the most commonly occurring complications and co-morbidities. The course examines conservative treatment options, surgical intervention, the types of surgery most often performed, rehabilitation after injury, and long-term prognosis. It presents evaluation tips and specific intervention techniques and exercises for best results in order to maximize the patient’s functional outcomes. This course will be immediately useful in clinical practice for OTs, PTs, OTAs, and PTAs.-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------COURSE OBJECTIVES: After successfully completing this continuing education course, the learner should be able to: 1. Identify applied anatomy of the distal upper extremity: bones, joints, nerves, muscles, blood vessels, and lymphatic vessels 2. Recall the physiology of healing stages after a fracture 3. Differentiate how hand and wrist fractures and associated soft tissue injuries are classified 4. Recognize major carpal and hand fracture and dislocation attributes, including common fracture patterns, presenting symptoms, typical diagnostic testing and medical intervention, normal healing time, and common co-morbidities 5. Identify common complications associated with hand and wrist fractures 6. Identify the epidemiology of carpal and hand fractures in the U.S. 7. Recall conservative therapeutic interventions for treating hand and wrist fractures and dislocations 8. Recall types of surgical interventions for the most common carpal and hand fractures 9. Differentiate rehabilitation strategies for hand and wrist fractures and dislocations 10. Apply comprehensive treatment approaches to help patients regain function using case studies 11. Recognize when to refer patients for specialized care

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With this option, your course materials and exam will be emailed directly to you. You may choose to print the exam and submit by fax or mail. Exam will be graded within 2 business days and a certificate of completion issued next day. Faxed copy of certificate available if you are pressed for time. You are automatically enrolled in the online testing program. YOU ARE NOT OBLIGATED TO TAKE THE EXAM ONLINE. YOU MAY SUBMIT THE PRINTED EXAM THAT IS SENT WITH YOUR EMAIL COURSE. INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED.

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Course(s) are mailed within 2 business days by first class, priority mail USPS, or UPS (overnight delivery is also available). ALLOW 5-7 BUSINESS DAYS FOR DELIVERY. You may submit exam by mail or fax. Exam will be graded within 2 business days and a certificate of completion issued next day. Faxed copy of certificate available if you are pressed for time. You are automatically enrolled in the online testing program. YOU ARE NOT OBLIGATED TO TAKE THE EXAM ONLINE. YOU MAY SUBMIT THE PRINTED EXAM THAT IS ENCLOSED IN YOUR MAIL PACKET. INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED.

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