Flexor Tendons: Get Your Glide On (Interactive movie)
|CONTACT HOURS:||6 Hours|
Domain of OT, OTP,
AL CE Broker 20-409818 6hrs
FL CE Broker 20-409818 6hrs
CA 40-H49 6hrs
This interactive .60 CEU course is in movie format . This is an intermediate (mixed level learning) AOTA APP course which teaches the learner how to evaluate and treat flexor tendons. The learner will learn a variety of treatment programs to enable them to pick and choice appropriate programs for their patients. Instructional methods include: lecture, hands on demonstration, power point presentation, live surgical viewing.
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*University & multi-center Licensure available upon request; all courses single user only
*7.50 NBCOT® PDUs
*Excellent for all therapists wanting to solidify their understanding of flexor tendon rehabilitation.
Domain of OT, Occupational Therapy Process
This interactive .60 CEU course is in movie format. This is an intermediate (mixed level learning) AOTA APP course which teaches the learner how to evaluate and treat flexor tendons. The learner will learn a variety of treatment programs to enable them to pick and choice appropriate programs for their patients. Instructional methods include: lecture, hands on demonstration, power point presentation, live surgical viewing. Upon Successful completion off this mixed learning level course via examination (80%) your certificate will be sent on email.
After attending this course and participating, the attendees will be able to:
- Recognize the basic anatomy and function of the flexor tendon, pulley system, and functions of the synovial fluid.
- Identify the surgical landmarks and their importance/relevance in developing a rehabilitation program.
- Differentiate intrinsic and extrinsic healing of the tendon
- Distinguish the different suture techniques and implications for rehabilitation
- Recognize the differences and similarities between the various protocols being used today: Kleinart, Modified Duran, Evans, and other early motion protocols.
- Identify key timelines in tendon healing.
- Determine the therapist’s management during each rehabilitation phase and critical time line
1. Recommend to have a rope, needle and thread to practice suture techniques
2. Will fabricate 3 orthotics: DBS, DBS with wrist hinge; Finger splints: recommend to have splint material to fabricate along with instructor
3.Surface anatomy will be discussed and recommended to practice along with instructor you will need either fabric pens or crayon pens that will easily wash off your skin.
- Biomechanics; Tendon Sheath; Zone Classification
- Anatomy by Zone
- Nutrition; Tendon Healing
- Diagnosis of Tendon Injury
- Suture Techniques : digits; FDP Avulsion
- Reconstruction Overview
- Historical perspective; Passive motion techniques; Active Motion techniques
- Orthotic Lab
- Tenolysis surgical and Rehabilitation
- 2 Stage Tendon Repair
- Surgical issues; Rehabilitation
- Complex Issues in Tendon Repair
- Case Study of a Spaghetti Wrist
Elisa is currently a Senior Occupational Therapist at Rehabnet Outpatient Center. Elisa Marks is President of Fearless Seminars, a hand therapy live seminar company www.fearlessseminars.com. Previously she has held the positions of Outpatient Therapy Supervisor at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Beverly Hills, CA. and Clinical Specialist II in hand therapy at Kaiser Permanente in Woodland Hills, CA. She received her CHT in 2001. She is the co-author of ASHT’s Treatment Guidelines for Tendon Transfer. Elisa also served on the American Occupational Therapy Political Action Committee Board of Directors for 6 years. Elisa is a frequent speaker at national, state, and local conferences.
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