UE Institute - An Online Study Group for the Novice Practitioner

Description:
A one-year survey of hand therapy topics, UE Institute is a new online study tool developed to provide structure and support for new hand therapists, and to help mentoring pairs organize format and content. This program is free to ASHT members.

  • Program is targeted to therapists with 0-3 years experience, as well as change of career therapists
  • Includes one online lesson per month (with rotating instructors) from September 2018 to May 2019

December 12th Course: Physical Agents - Register/More Information

* Please note that only those individuals who register for a session will receive the handout and quiz for CE credit for that specific session. However, the recordings are available to all ASHT members.


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

  1. Identify one method of assessment for each topic in the syllabus
  2. Determine basic science and anatomy of nine different common hand therapy diagnoses
  3. Relate pathology to intervention for basic hand therapy diagnoses

Academic Calendar:

  • September 25 - Clinical Mechanics of the Hand and Wrist
    Presented by Kim Kraft, PT, DPT, CHT and Jodi Moore, OTD, OT/L, CHT
     
  • October 17 - Clinical Mechanics of the Shoulder and Elbow
    Presented by Romina Astifidis, MS, PT, CHT
     
  • November 14 - Clinical Examination of the Hand and Wrist Tendinopathy
    Presented by Alessia DiGennaro Kerner, OTR/L, CHT and Karol Spraggs-Young, OTD, OTR/L, CHT
     
  • December 12 - Physical Agents: Manual Therapy
    Presented by Jodi Moore, OTD, OT/L, CHT
     
  • January 16 - Hand Fractures: Distal Radial Fractures
    Presented by Alessia DiGennaro Kerner, OTR/L, CHT and Karol Spraggs-Young, OTD, OTR/L, CHT
     
  • February 20 - Carpal Fractures: Wrist Injuries
    Presented by Jill Yannick, OTR/L, CHT
     
  • March 20 - Flexor Tendon Injuries & Extensor Tendon Injuries
    Presented by Romina Astifidis, MS, PT, CHT
     
  • April 17 - Peripheral Nerve Injuries: Chronic Pain
    Presented by Susanne Higgins, OTD, OTR/L, CHT
     
  • May 15 - Arthritic and Connective Tissue Conditions: Orthosis Design
    Presented by Kim Kraft, PT, DPT, CHT

Textbooks Used:

  • Skirven, T. M., Osterman, A. L., Fedorczyk, J. M., Amadio, P. C. (Eds.). (2011). Rehabilitation of the Hand and Upper Etremity (6th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Mosby. ISBN: 978-0-323-05602-1.
  • Cooper, C. (Ed.).(2014). Fundamentals of Hand Therapy (2nd ed.). St. Louis, MS: Mosby. ISBN: 978-0-323-09104-6

* The required readings for each class will be provided to students upon registration.

Continuing Education:
Attendees earn 1 continuing education hour/0.1 CEU for each monthly session attended. Additionally, attendees who complete the nine lessons with the program series will receive a certificate of completion.

Registration:
Free for ASHT members but registration is required for each monthly session.


December 12th Course: Physical Agents - Register/More Information

* Please note that only those individuals who register for a session will receive the handout and quiz for CE credit for that specific session. However, the recordings are available to all ASHT members.


Access All Course Recordings