Brachial Plexus: Secrets of Treating TOS
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Domain of OT, OTP,
AL 358379 4hrs
Brachial Plexus: Secrets to Treating Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) is an often under-diagnosed, over-diagnosed or misdiagnosed nerve compression that often creates difficulties in management. The purpose of this course is to provide the reader with clarity in understanding the structures involved, the use of provocative testing alone with a systemized plan to treat and improve the identifiable dysfunctions in the upper quadrant.
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Domain of OT, Occupational Therapy Process,
Brachial Plexus: Secrets to Treating Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) is an often under-diagnosed, over-diagnosed or misdiagnosed nerve compression that often creates difficulties in management. The purpose of this course is to provide the reader with clarity in understanding the structures involved, the use of provocative testing alone with a systemized plan to treat and improve the identifiable dysfunctions in the upper quadrant. You will understand Brachial Plexus TOS when you complete this course.
Must have for everyone!. Manual includes worksheets, labeling/matching, & identifying coursework of brachial plexus, dermatomes, anatomy and more. EXCELLENT study material for exam for the CHT! Instructional Methods include PowerPoint presentation, lecture, and videos to enhance understanding . Upon successful completion of the examination (80%) your certificate will be sent via email. Mixed level course.
- Identify 3 main compression sites for TOS
- Distinguish between upper brachial plexus and lower brachial plexus pathologies
- Recognize venous TOS symptoms
- Identify proper tests for lower brachial plexus pathologies
- Identify anatomical structures of the brachial plexus
- Identify symptoms of lower brachial plexus pathologies
- Adjunctive DVDs available for some courses for an additional fee. Call 727-560-5552 for details
Outline & Content
- Manual complete with brachial plexus worksheets for you to label with answer key in manual
- Worksheets of dermatomes with answer key in manual
- Label worksheet of the structures associated with lower brachial plexus TOS
- Anatomical Introduction
- Therapy Examination and Evaluation
- Neurogenic pain and differential diagnosis of lower brachial plexus: TOS
- Greater Imagery Program detailed look, demonstrations, and implementation
- Extensive Home Treatment Program
- Summary and Tips from the Expert (instructor)
- Participants have one year to access the CEU course and exam to obtain CEUs.
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