Osteoarthritis of the Hand – A Multidisciplinary Approach – 4 Hours

$30.00

Description

This course is designed to cover various aspects related to Osteoarthritis (OA) of the hand. It includes an overview of applicable definitions and terminology, normal joint anatomy, and the functional position of the CMC joint of the thumb, the PIP joints, and the DIP joints. Additionally, it covers the etiology and pathology of OA, medical diagnosis and treatment options, and the role of therapy in treating OA.

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

  • Discuss the 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 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

Cancellation / Refund Policy: By completing your purchase from Biologix Solutions LLC, you agree that you are purchasing digital, non-tangible product/service/training courses and, as such, are not entitled to a refund once accessed. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us by phone or email before purchasing the online course.

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

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