2018 ASHT Hand Therapy Review Course - Irvine, CA

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February 9, 2018 to February 11, 2018
University of California, Irvine 33° 41' 4.4412" N, 117° 49' 35.418" W

Day 1: Pre:Course: Foundational Science of the Upper Extremity: An Anatomy and Kinesiology Review
Days 2 and 3: Comprehensive Survey of Hand Therapy Review Course

Day 1 Description
Friday, February 9 (Pre-course)

Foundational Science of the Upper Extremity: An Anatomy and Kinesiology Review
A working knowledge of the anatomy and kinesiology of the upper extremity provides a solid foundation for therapeutic evaluation and intervention. Using classroom-lecture style, this pre course will review the anatomy and biomechanics of each joint and examine the brachial plexus and innervation patterns of the arm and hand.

Day 1 Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the foundational science and anatomical concepts which inform effective clinical decision-making and practice in upper extremity rehabilitation.
  2. Differentiate the biomechanical aspects of normal and abnormal motion as influenced by the musculoskeletal system of the upper extremity.

Days 2 and 3 Description
Saturday, February 10 and Sunday, February 11

Comprehensive Survey of Hand Therapy Review Course Description
This course is designed to provide a comprehensive review of the evaluation and intervention processes pursued for typical diagnoses in upper extremity rehabilitation. Advanced clinicians will describe fundamental concepts, clinical reasoning, and evidence to provide a multi-faceted approach to the hand therapy process. Adjunctive methods for intervention will be analyzed as a means to facilitate outcomes, and expert panels will be offered throughout the weekend to allow a high level of attendee-faculty interaction via discussion panels. 

Days 2 and 3 Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize key assessment and treatment tenets of hand therapy practice with particular focus on clinical reasoning, case discussion, and evidence-based practice.
  2. Identify appropriate plans of care for a variety of diagnoses including but not limited to fractures, tendon injuries, arthritic conditions, peripheral nerve injuries and complex multi-system injuries within the upper extremity.
  3. Identify appropriate orthoses utilization for a variety of diagnoses within the upper extremity.

REGISTRATION FEES
Registration is on a first come first served basis. Limited enrollment is planned to ensure quality of course and ample instructor-participant attention. Cancellation of registration up to two weeks prior to course date will result in a refund minus a $50 cancellation fee. THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS AFTER THIS ESTABLISHED DEADLINE. It is the responsibility of the registrant to notify ASHT of cancellation in writing or by email to education@asht.org. Refunds will be issued within 30 days of notification. In the unlikely event that a course is canceled, ASHT will provide full refund of the registration fee only.

All grievances may be directed to the ASHT Education Division by sending an email to:
education@asht.org.


Three Days: Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Members: $450
Non-Members $560
Education Plus Associate: 3-Day Registration Plus New ASHT Associate Membership (for Non-Members) $735 *
Education Plus Affiliate: 3-Day Registration Plus New ASHT Affiliate Membership (for Non-Members) $735 *

* Education Plus combines new Associate or Affiliate Membership dues and HTRC 3-day registration into one payment. Membership will be valid thru 12/31/18.

For further information about Associate of Affiliate Membership, please visit Membership Categories.

Two Days: Saturday and Sunday
Members $380
Non-Members $475


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For further information or questions regarding this course, contact education@asht.org or call 856-380-6862.

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