Slip, Fall, Broken Wrist! A Fracture Everyone Treats

Slip, Fall, Broken Wrist! A Fracture Everyone Treats

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AOTA: Domain of OT, OTP,
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STATE: AL OT 20-266361 2.5hrs
FL OT 20-266361 2.5hrs
CA Advanced Hand 40-H77 2hrs

This is an excellent mixed level – intermediate movie course designed to review pathomechanics, surgery, and therapy intervention for distal radius fractures.

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Hand Therapy Certification

This course is accepted by the Hand Therapy Certification Commission towards re-certification.


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Domain of OT, Occupational Therapy Process

This is an excellent intermediate 2 contact hours movie course designed to review pathomechanics, surgery, and therapy intervention for distal radius fractures. The course discusses the anatomy of the distal radius, surgical intervention, and therapeutic care. This course addresses complications related to the distal radius fracture and how to address them. A fun quiz section is utilized at the end of the course for a review of content learned. Manual is 31 pages. An understanding of the wrist anatomy, biomechanics, and kinesiology is helpful when viewing this course. Mixed level learning course – Instructional Methods include PowerPoint presentation, lecture, and video to enhance understanding. Upon successful completion of the examination (80%) your certificate will be sent via email.


  • Identify common classifications and fracture patterns for distal radius fractures
  • Differentiate the surgical procedures that can be used to treat distal radius fractures
  • Recognize the principles of adequate reduction required to restore normal anatomy
  • Identify functional ROM goals and ROM exercises to employ after distal radius fractures
  • Identify strength exercises that are applicable to clinical use after distal radius fractures
  • Differentiate various complications of the distal radius fracture and treatment techniques to address these
  • Identify the anatomical structures of the distal radius to include the ulnar side of the wrist
  • Differentiate the various salvage procedures utilized after malunions of the distal radius occur
    • Adjunctive DVDs available for some courses for an additional fee. Call 727-560-5552 for details


Susan Weiss, OTR/L, CHT received her degree in Occupational Therapy from University of Florida in 1990 and her certification in Hand Therapy in 1996. She is co-founder of Exploring Hand Therapy, Co. and co-authored “Hand Rehabilitation: A Quick Reference Guide and Review” third edition. She has co-authored multiple articles presented at various hand therapy meetings and has instructed at Hillsborough Community College’s OT Assistant Program. Ms. Weiss is an international educator and has won “best scientific paper” at several ASHT meetings as well as national awards at the annual ASHT meetings.


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