ASHT UE Institute – November 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: November 14, 2018

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

Deadline to register: November 14 at 3:00 PM ET

Presented by: Alessia DiGennaro Kerner, OTR/L, CHT

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

  1. Perform a systematic examination of the hand and wrist for thorough evaluation of hand and wrist injuries.
  2. Explain the importance of a thorough case history in the evaluation of a hand or wrist injury.
  3. Perform a physical evaluation, including visual observation/inspection and palpation, of a hand or wrist injury to assist with evaluation and treatment planning.
  4. Verbalize which standardized and non-standardized evaluation components (goniometry, MMT, provocative testing, etc.) are important components of a hand or wrist evaluation.
  5. 1. Identify the pathophysiology behind tendinopathies.
  6. Differentiate between operative and nonoperative treatment approaches to management of tendinopathies.
  7. Review tendinopathies of the hand and wrist by location and determine implications for therapy.
  8. Choose an orthosis or treatment approach for the client with a tendinopathy.

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

Required Readings:
The required readings for this course are:

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. Review Chapters 1, 2, 5, 6, 41

Fundamentals of Hand Therapy (2nd ed.). Cooper, C. (Ed.).(2014). St. Louis, MS: Mosby.
1. Review Chapters 5 & 28

Free to ASHT members, but registration is required