Extensor Tendon Management (Ebook-interactive)
|CONTACT HOURS:||10 Hours|
Domain of OT, OTP,
FL OT 10hrs
CA Advanced Hand 40-H43 10hrs
Excellent 10 contact hour AOTA (NBCOT®) approved digital online course with FLASH videos. Extensor tendon injuries are commonly treated by therapists but they are often overlooked in terms of research and education by the flexor tendons. The purpose of this course is to provide a more thorough understanding of the extensor mechanism beginning with a strong basis in anatomy and biomechanics and ending with extensive discussion on treatment..
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*University & multi-center Licensure available upon request; all courses single user only
*12.5 NBCOT® PDUs; California advanced hand 40-H43
*Loaded with information – Excellent online digital book with flash movie clips, illustrations, and call outs to enhance your learning experience. Florida accepted live web-based not home study. Most states accept as live interactive web-based. Domain of OT, Occupational Therapy Process
Excellent 10 contact hour AOTA (NBCOT®) approved digital course with FLASH videos. Extensor tendon injuries are commonly treated by therapists but they are often overlooked in terms of research and education by the flexor tendons. The purpose of this course is to provide a more thorough understanding of the extensor mechanism beginning with a strong basis in anatomy and biomechanics and ending with extensive discussion on treatment. The most successful therapists are the ones who take the time to understand the concept of treatment interventions and not just simply memorize a set protocol. Understanding unlocks the door to success.
Mixed level learning course – Instructional Methods is a digital online book. Upon successful completion of the examination (80%) your certificate will be sent via email. NOTE you can view this PDF course and take the exam via your IPAD. If you view on the IPAD you must have flash installed on it to view video clips.
- Identify anatomical structures involved in the extensor mechanism.
- Recognize the biomechanical aspects of the extensor tendon system.
- Identify the aspects of therapy evaluation following injury.
- Identify a basic understanding of surgical technique.
- Determine the importance of suture technique, placement, and strength.
- Identify the phases of healing following tendon repair.
- Differentiate the different protocols used in extensor tendon rehabilitation.
- Distinguish treatment according to zone of injury.
George LaCour, OTR, CHT graduated with a B.S. degree in Occupational Therapy from Louisiana State University Medical Center in 1997. In 2003, he received his Certification in Hand Therapy. George worked for 9 years at a state-funded charity hospital where he developed a love for hand therapy and trauma rehabilitation. During this time he also served as Director of Rehabilitation. Currently, George works in a busy orthopaedic and sports medicine clinic where his focus is on treatment of upper extremity orthopaedic injuries with emphasis on work-related injury and sports medicine. Aside from his busy schedule, George still finds time to teach continuing education as well as serve as guest lecturer for LSUHSC School of Occupational Therapy. His career will always be dedicated to patient care, education,
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