Traveling Course - Beating Pain: What Can A Hand Therapist Do?

Traveling Course

Title: Beating Pain:  What Can A Hand Therapist Do?

Presenter: Tara Packham, OTReg(Ont), PhD

This full-day course will review contemporary pathophysiological mechanisms underlying pain. Using insights into the somatosensory experience of pain, specific assessments and treatment strategies will be presented to integrate concepts into clinical practice.

Upon completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Identify current theories of the pathogenesis of pain syndromes and the contributions of the peripheral, central and autonomic nervous systems.
  2. Recognize and utilize assessments which identify and quantify pain symptoms.
  3. Recognize and implement mechanism-specific interventions for the spectrum of pain symptoms
  4. Identify evidence-informed patient education strategies to enhance clinical pain management in therapy.

Course Agenda

Request This Course

If your organization would like to request this course at your site, please complete the Traveling Course Request Form;
Kindly return the completed form to ASHT as follows:

Fax:   856-439-0525 Attn. Education Division