Date: August 31, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM PT / 6:30 PM MT / 7:30 PM CT / 8:30 PM ET
Deadline to register: August 31 at 7:30 PM ET
Presented by: Kimberly McVeigh, MBA, OTR/L, CHT
Format: 45 minutes presentation, 15 minutes Q&A
This webinar will describe current approaches to rehabilitating complex injuries to the upper extremity. The topics will include communication, problem solving, wound care, teamwork, decision making, evaluation of long-term hand function and solutions to complications that may arise in the treatments of these patients.
At the end of the presentation, participants will be able to:
- Identify what a mangled extremity is.
- Identify the surgeon’s hierarchy of decision making when repairing a mangled extremity.
- Recognize the hand therapist’s decision making hierarchy when determining when to move hand joints actively or passively based on presentation of various structures and repairs.
- Identify the 11 essential functions of the hand.
Attendees earn 1 continuing education hour/0.1 CEU for this webinar.
Student Members: $20
Student Non-Members: $30