2020 July UE Institute - Carpal Fractures and Wrist Injuries

July 15, 2020

Important Information on How to Register

When registering, please be certain that you complete the entire online registration process to ensure that you are indeed registered. Upon successfully registering, you will receive a registration confirmation email within 15 to 20 minutes, containing the session log-in information. If you do not receive a confirmation email and have checked your Spam folder, then you are not registered and need to go back and carefully complete the registration process again.

Carpal Fractures and Wrist Injuries

Date: July 15, 2020

Time: 6:00 PM PT / 7:00 PM MT / 8:00 PM CT / 9:00 PM ET

Deadline to register: July 15 at 3:00 PM ET

Presented by: Jill Yanick, OTR/L, CHT

Free to ASHT members, but registration is required for each live monthly session

Learning Objectives:
At the end of the presentation, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify common and uncommon fractures of the wrist and their potential complications.
  2. Define carpal instability patterns DISI, VISI, and mid carpal instability.
  3. Identify common soft tissue injuries around the wrist.
  4. Discuss common surgical procedures for treatment of wrist injuries.
  5. Discuss therapeutic guidelines and contraindications following surgical procedures of the wrist.

Attendees earn 1 continuing education hour/0.1 CEU for this course.

Required Readings:
The required readings for this course are:

Dell, P., Dell, R., Griggs, R. (2011) Management of Carpal Fractures and Dislocatons:  Rehabilitation of the Hand & Upper Extremity.  Philadelphia, PA.  Elsevier Publishing.

Garcia-Elias, M.  (2011).  Carpal Instabiliy:  Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity.  Philadelphia, PA. Elsevier Publishing.

LaStayo, P.  (July-Sept 1998).  The Wrist: Diagnosis and Operative Treatment.  Journal of Hand Therapy , Volume 11, Issue 3, p. 216. 

Skirven, T. (2011) Rehabilitation for Carpal Ligament Injury and Instability:  Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Extremity.  Philadelpha, PA.  Elsevier Publishing.

Wright, T. & Michlovitz, S. (April – June 1996).  Management of Carpal Instabilities.  Journal of Hand Therapy, Vol. 9, Issue 2, p. 148-156.

Q&A Period
Attendees may submit questions during the live course session via the Question Box. Questions will be answereed after the live session in the UE Institute e-Community.

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CE Credit:
Attendees earn one continuing education hour/0.1 CEU for this session. You will receive a quiz shortly after the course. Upon successfully passing the quiz, you will receive your CE certificate.

UE Institute Q&A Document
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