Simplifying Biomechanics of the Elbow
Skill Level: Intermediate to advanced level
Who Should Attend:
- Occupational Ttherapists
- Physical Therapists
- CHT's who work with upper extremity traumatic conditions
- Athletic Trainers
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This comprehensive, intermediate to advanced level course focuses on the management of the elbow. It is designed to enhance the understanding of the complexity of the elbow joint, and the assessment and management of various conditions affecting this joint.
The purpose of this course is to enhance theoretical and practical knowledge to be better able to problem solve and design treatment programs for a variety of upper extremity conditions.
Program subject to change. Participants are cautioned to apply new information and skills within the scope of state licensure law.
Upon completion of course, therapist will understand:
- the anatomy of the elbow
- motion of the elbow joint
- trauma and its effect on stiffness of the elbow joint
- management of fractures and dislocations of the elbow
- management of nerve compression around the elbow
Video clips, animation and fresh cadaver dissection films presented throughout the presentation demonstrate clinical reasoning and simplify understanding of this complex topic.
- Course features an in-depth presentation of:
- anatomy of the elbow joint and forearm
- elbow and forearm mechanics
- distal humeral fractures
- olecranon and coronoid fractures
- radial head fractures
- dislocations of the elbow
- postero-lateral rotary instability
- compression neuropathies of the elbow
- management of the stiff elbow
14 contact hours in upper extremity and hand therapy education
Accepted by many professional credentialing organizations and state professional regulatory boards. Check with your state board/credentialing agency to verify. Certificate of attendance will be issued to all participants upon completion of the course and may be used for CEU verification of credits. CE Credits vary by state. Please check with your state board/certifying agency to confirm conversion of contact hours to CE. See links below.
Physical Therapy Board of California: The Physical Therapy Board of California recognizes Rehab Education, LLC as an approval agency to approve providers offering continuing competency courses for CA licensed PTs and PTAs. This course is approved for 14 contact hours.
Illinois State Board of Physical Therapy: Approved CE Sponsor by Illinois State Board of Physical Therapy, Division of Professional Regulations, #216.000227 for courses completed by 09-30-2014.
North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners: This course has been approved by virtue of Illinois CE Provider Approval #216.000227 for 14 contact hours. (Course must be completed by 09-30-2014)
NY State Physical Therapy Board: Rehab Education, LLC is recognized as an approved provider for courses completed by 05-10-2016 of PT and PTA continuing education by the NY State Education Department Board of Physical Therapy.
Virginia Board of Physical Therapy : This course has been approved by virtue of Illinois CE Provider Approval #216.000227 for 14 contact hours. (Course must be completed by 09-30-2014).
BOC Approved Provider #P8271: Rehab Education, LLC is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers for courses completed by 12-31-2013.
AOTA Approved Provider #6177. These states currently recognize AOTA Approved Providers for OT continuing education either in regulatory language or by formal written communication to AOTA:
District of Columbia
The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
Day 1: 8:00 am - 5:00pm. Registration begins at 7:30 am.
Day 2: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Sign-in begins at 7:30am
|8:00 - 9:00||Pre-Test
Anatomy and Biomechanics of the Elbow
|9.00 - 10.00||Cadaver dissection Video|
|10:00 - 10:15||Break|
|10:15 - 12:00||Evaluation of the Elbow Joint - Hands on|
|12:00 - 1:00||Lunch|
|1:00 - 2:00||Cadaver dissection Video|
|2:00 - 3:00||Distal Humeral Fractures|
|3:00 - 3:15||Break|
|3:15 - 5:00||Radial Head fractures|
|8:00 - 9:00||Olecranon Fractures|
|9:00 - 10:00||Cadaver Dissection Video|
|10:00 - 10:15||Break|
|10:15 - 12:00||Elbow dislocations and Instability|
|12:00 - 1:00||Lunch|
|1:00 - 2:00||Biceps and Triceps Repairs|
|2:00 - 3:00||Elbow Contracture prevention and Treatment|
|3:00 - 3:15||Break|
|3:15 - 4:00||Entrapment Neuropathies of the Elbow
Shrikant J. Chinchalkar OTR, CHT is a hand therapist at the Hand & Upper Limb Centre, St. Joseph's Health Centre in London, Ontario, Canada. He graduated from Nagpur University, India in 1971.
He has over 35 years of clinical experience in treating upper extremity conditions. Shrikant has conducted instructional courses on "Biomechanics of the Hand" at the American Society for the Surgery of the Hand, the American Association of Hand Surgery, the American Society of Hand Therapists, Australian Hand Therapy Association, South African Society of Hand Therapists and Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists' annual meetings.
He has presented papers and has conducted instructional courses on "Upper Extremity Rehabilitation" in Canada, USA, Mexico, Australia, Singapore, Belgium, Italy, France, Greece, Finland, UK, South Africa, India, Spain, Turkey and Venezuela. Shrikant was awarded the 2003 "Paul Brand Award of Excellence in Hand Therapy" by the American Society of Hand Therapists. He received the "Best Clinical Paper" and "Best Poster Presentation" awards at the annual meeting of ASHT and an "Award of Excellence" by the Sisters of St. Joseph's Hospital in London, Ontario. He received an "Outstanding Alumnae" award by the All India Occupational Therapists Association in 2008. He has published papers and abstracts in numerous journals related to Upper Extremity Surgery and Therapy.
Comments about the instructor...
"Excellent speaker! Particularly impressed with his ability to apply biomechanical understanding to critical thinking in practice management."
"Excellent instruction overall--lots of things to think about."
"Excellent job correlating biomechanics with impact on treatment/conditions seen post injury."
"...very thorough without being overwhelming."
"Wonderful class. Very informative and comprehensive."
|Note: Early Bird rates are in effect if your application is postmarked four weeks or more prior to registration.||Early Bird Rate||Late Registration Rate|
|Simplifying Biomechanics of the Elbow||$439||$494|
Dates & Locations
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