Unlocking the Mysteries of the Wrist
Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Who Should Attend:
- Hand Therapists
- Occupational Therapists
- Physical Therapists
- Athletic Trainers
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This 2-day course will provide you with an understanding of the wrist joint complex, from its anatomy to its pathologies. The wrist is the most complex joint in the body and Ken and Paul are two of the most highly regarded speakers on the topic of wrists in the hand therapy community. You will be surprised at your grasp of the wrist's mysteries after participating in this course, which emphasizes hands-on examination and treatment techniques.
Upon completion of course, therapist will:
- Understand normal & pathological wrist kinematics
- Develop a systematic, detailed approach to clinical examination of the wrist.
- Follow a model of problem solving for the painful and/or stiff wrist
Carpal Kinematics and Instabilities (the saga of the intercalated segment)
|1:00-3:00||Ulnar-Sided Considerations (So just what are the TFCC and DRUJ anyway?)|
|8:00-10:00||Lab: Therapist's Examination and Provocative Testing, including Joint Mobilization (let's try to find that pain)|
|10:15-12:00||Fractures of the Distal Radius (Why all fractures are not Colles' Fractures)|
|1:00-3:00||Scar Wars IV (AKA the Hierarchy of Splinting the Stiff Wrist)|
|3:15-4:00||Questions and Answers (stump the stars)
Post-Test and Critiques (show us how much you learned)
14 contact hours
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.
Ken Flowers, PT, CHT, is a well-known speaker, educator, and leader in the hand therapy community. He has taught at the University of California, San Francisco, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Delaware. He has been the President of Current Clinical Concepts since 1975. Ken is the recipient of numerous awards and honors including the ASHT Petzoldt Research Award, ASHT Nathalie Barr Lectureship, Honored Professor Philadelphia Hand Symposium, Visiting Professor Southern Florida Hand Therapy, and the Dorothy Kauffman Lectureship. He has numerous publications and is the past Editor of the Journal of Hand Therapy. Ken is also a member of the HTCC Test Committee.
Paul LaStayo, Ph.D., PT, CHT, is the current Editor of the Journal of Hand Therapy and is an Associate Professor at the University of Utah. A long-time hand therapist and researcher, Paul is renowned for his ability to help others move forward in their practice and/or clinical research endeavors. He has been awarded for his research at the ASHT eight times. Paul has over 50 peer-reviewed publications and he has been lauded for his clinical and teaching skills.
|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|
|Unlocking Mysteries of the Wrist||$449||$504|
Dates & Locations
There are no scheduled workshops at this time.
Live courses require a minimum number of participants to operate. You will receive a written confirmation when minimum is met. Do not purchase non-refundable travel until you receive official written confirmation. Please see our cancellation policy here.
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