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  Arthritis OA: Updates and Innovations

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CEUs: 8 NBCOT® 10 PDUs NEW!
Contact Hours: .8 FL/AL OT LIVE 20-594536

*University & multi-center Licensure available upon request; all courses single user only
*10 NBCOT® PDUs
Domain of OT- client factors and performance skills and OT Process - Intervention

Instructors:

George LaCour OTR, CHT

Description:

This interactive online learning style enhances the therapist's comprehension of the course content. If you have taken Arthritis Unloaded: OsteoArthritis - this is an updated version of that class. This course is interactive with discussion of various treatment options such as modalities and orthotics to adaptive equipment and taping. The course discusses conservative and surgical treatment options for OA and includes protocols in the appendix. George LaCour OTR, CHT presents in an easy to follow style making the this course interesting, interactive and clinically relevant. Mixed learning level: Text, video clips, photos , and online exam. Must pass (80%) online exam to redeem your AOTA APP certificate. Instructional Method: Online Interactive Book- 130 pages.

Course Outline:

  • Identify the anatomy of the joint and the correlation of the parts of a joint to the pathology of OA
  • Distinquish the stages of OA and the clinical presentation with each stage
  • Recognize evaluation techniques specific to OA
  • Review conservative treatment interventions available for OA in the upper extremity including, modalities, taping, therapeutic exercises, joint protection, topical agents, and orthotics.
  • Identify surgical interventions associated with OA in the upper extremity and expected outcomes following.
  • Visualize an overview of orthoses used in the treatment of OA

  • Introduction
  • Anatomy of the Joints
  • Joint Kinematics
  • Defining Osteoarthritis
  • Evaluation
  • Medical Management of OA
  • Conservative Treatment of OA
  • Orthotics
  • Joint-Specific Focus on OA
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix A: Protocols
  • Appendix B: Orthotic Patterns
  • Appendix C: Lagniappe
  • References
  • Format
    Online Interactive Book View Sneak Preview


    Discounted Add On Item(s) Available with this Product

    Caring for the Painful Thumb - More Than a Splint - Book $35.00
    Arthroplasty of the Upper Extremity Bring on the New Joints - Movie Presentation $149.00
    Basics and Beyond ® OA/RA - Online Interactive Book $44.99


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