Osteoarthritis of the Hand - A Multidisciplinary Approach - 4 Hours



This course focuses on applicable definitions and terminology; the normal joint anatomy and    functional position of the CMC joint of the thumb, the PIP joints, and the DIP joints; the etiology and pathology of Osteoarthritis of the Hand (OA); the medical diagnosis and treatment of OA; and the role of therapy as it pertains to OA. 

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to learn: 

  • Discuss anatomy, etiology and pathophysiology of osteoarthritis
  • Recognize the normal joint anatomy and functional position of the hand
  • Describe clinical presentation of osteoarthritis (OA) of the hand
  • Discuss risk factors for the development of osteoarthritis (OA) of the hand
  • Discuss medical diagnosis of osteoarthritis (OA) of the hand
  • Discuss medical and alternative management of osteoarthritis (OA) of the hand
  • Discuss physical therapy and occupational therapy management of osteoarthritis (OA) of the hand and post-surgical rehabilitation.


Author:  Christine Church , M.S., OTR/L,  Elizabeth Anderson, MPT, MPH 

Contact Hours: 4 Hours / 4 PDR (AOTA CEUs—0.4)    

Cost: $30 / Participant

Target Audience: OTs, OTAs, PTs, PTAs and Other Healthcare Professionals

Educational Level: Intermediate 

Prerequisites: None 

AOTA Classification Codes:  Category 2—Occupational Therapy Process

Instructional Methods:  Online Independent Self-Study (Training + Post-Test). A minimum passing score of 70% is required for course completion. A Printable (Pdf) Certificate By Email. 

Target Audience: Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Other Health Professionals 

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The assignment of American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) CEU’s does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products or clinical procedures by AOTA or indicate AOTA approval of a certification or other professional recognition. The current term of approval extends from 6/21/2017 through 6/30/2021. Provider ID: 9837.

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