Osteoarthritis of the Hand - A Multidisciplinary Approach - 4 Hours

$30.00

Description

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  

Cost: $30 / Participant

Teaching Method : Online Independent Self-Study (Training + Post-Test)

Target Audience: Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

Course Completion Certificate : A Printable (pdf) Certificate By Email

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Approvals: State Board of Physical Therapy & American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) State Chapters Approved. Please visit accreditation section for fill list: Click Here

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