ASHT UE Institute – December Course

Important Information on How to Register

When registering, please be certain that you complete the entire online registration process to ensure that you are indeed registered. Upon successfully registering, you will receive a registration confirmation email within 15 to 20 minutes, containing the session log-in information. If you do not receive a confirmation email and have checked your Spam folder, then you are not registered and need to go back and carefully complete the registration process again.

Date: December 12, 2018

Time: 6:00 PM PT / 7:00 PM MT / 8:00 PM CT / 9:00 PM ET

Deadline to register: December 12 at 3:00 PM ET

Presented by: Jodi Moore, OTD, OTR/L, CHT

Learning Objectives:
At the end of the presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Apply the principle of modalities when developing therapeutic interventions.
  2. Understand the short and long term effects of thermal and electrical modalities.
  3. Demonstrate proper patient positioning for optimal and safe application of  the modality.
  4. Identify precautions and contraindications of thermal and electrical use with specific diagnosis or conditions.
  5. Document correctly in the patient chart the parameters used, time completed, body part treated, and patient’s toleration.
  6. Understand tissue physiology and responses to immobilization.
  7. Understand tissues response to motion and stress.
  8. Demonstrate techniques (and a variety of Grades) for mobilizing tight joint structures.
  9. Discuss pathologies that can contribute to motion restrictions.

Attendees earn 1 continuing education hour/0.1 CEU for this course.

* Please note that only those individuals who register for the session will receive the handout and quiz for CE credit. The recording is available to all ASHT members.

Required Readings:
The required readings for this course are:

Flowers, K., LaStayo, P. (2012) "Effect of total end range time on improving passive range of motion." Journal of Hand Therapy. 25(1) 48-55.

Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity (6th ed.). Skirven, T. M., Osterman, A. L., Fedorczyk, J. M., Amadio, P. C. (Eds.). (2011). Philadelphia, PA: Mosby. ISBN: 978-0-323-05602-1
1. View Video 65-1: Demonstration of MEM home program (Artzberger 2010)
*Note:  The video is online content. When you purchase the book, “Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity,” information on how to access the videos is located inside the cover.

Free to ASHT members, but registration is required