Recognize classics signs for common diagnosis seen in hand and upper extremity diagnosis including cumulative trauma disorders, burns, tendons, arthritis, RSD and the traumatic hand
Identify principles of splinting
Recognize research components and research terminology to assist with deciphering research jounal papers.
Identify types flaps and grafts and what type of intervention is indicated for each type
Determine activity modification and pain relieving techniques for patients with arthritis
Recognize the causes and treatment implications for the stiff hand.
Delineate the splints best utilized for various upper extremity pathologies
Recognize the surgical and therapeutic management of a wide array of disorders
Identify universal precautions and how to prevent the spread of germs.
Recognize signs and symptoms of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.
Recognize signs and symptoms of repetitive stress syndrome
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Identify the anatomy of the upper extremity and its relationship to successful rehabilitation process
Identify anatomy terminology and definitions for the upper extremity
Identify commonly used assessments of the upper extremity from shoulder to finger
Determine appropriate moist wound care products for upper extremity wound care management
Recognize the appropriate occupation based use of specific physical agent modalities related to upper extremity injuries
Delineate a plan of care for clients with upper extremity injuries based on assessment data and desired client occupation-based outcomes.
Recognize specific nerve injury patterns
Identify shoulder pathology and related implications for intervention
Identify elbow disorders and appropriate therapeutic interventions
Determine surgical and therapeutic management for a wide array of fractures and disorders of the upper extremity.
Identify surface anatomy of the wrist
Recognize bony land marks of the wrist as shown on x-ray.
Identify the healing phases of fractures.
Differentiate cutting edge treatment for Dupuytrens disease compared to traditional intervention
Anatomy Extravaganze of the Upper Extremity
Upper Extremity Wounds
Neuroanatomy and Sensory Re-Education
The Shoulder Complex
The Elbow: From Anatomy, to Pathology, to Treatment
The Complex Wrist
Fractures of the Upper Extremity: From Theory to Treatment
Dupuytrens Disease Research to Rehabilitation
Repetitive Strain Injury Relating to Cumulative Trauma Disorders
Flaps, Grafts, and Burns
Flexor and Extensor Tendons: Research to Clinical Application
Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis
Splinting: From Static, to Static Progressive and Everything In Between
How to Manage the Stiff Hand
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Traumatic Hand and Prosthetics
Research and OSHA