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Occupational Therapists,
Physical Therapist,
Hand Therapist..........

Comprehensive Management of Upper Extremity Injuries: Utilizing

Physical Agent Modalities to Achieve Optimal Patient Outcomes.

INSTRUCTOR

Kendyl Brock, OTR/L, CHT, is a Certified Hand Therapist who has over 17 years of both clinical and administrative experience. She is actively practicing and applying the information presented in this course on a daily basis as the owner of Hand & Upper Extremity Rehabilitation of Cleveland, Inc., and as a partner of the Pro Therapy/Gainesville Hand Clinic. Kendyl currently holds the prestigious position of President of the Georgia Occupational Therapy Licensure Board, while also serving on the Occupational Therapy Clinical Faculty of Brenau University.  She is very actively involved in the American Society of Hand Therapists, including: serving as an Item Writer for the Continuing Education Program, presenting the Pre-Conference Physical Agent Modalities Course, editing and up-dating the on-line “Hand Therapy Certification Study Module on CD-ROM”, and serving in a sub-chair position for three (3) different annual conferences. Additionally, Kendyl was President of the Georgia Hand & Upper Extremity Special Interest Section, Secretary of the Georgia Chapter of the American Society of Hand Therapists, Georgia Occupational Therapy Association Reimbursement Chair, and has been called upon repeatedly as an expert witness. Her awards include receiving the “ASHT Outstanding Committee Member Award” on two (2) separate occasions, including the award for the “Comprehensive Survey of Hand Therapy – Physical Agent Modalities Section”. In addition to the courses that Kendyl presents for Advanced Rehabilitation Services, Inc. (ARS), she has provided continuing education programs for the American Society of Hand Therapists’ and a presentation on “Differential Diagnosis of the Upper Extremity” for the Georgia Osteopathic Medical Association. Participants will appreciate Kendyl’s ability to impart complex information in an easy to understand manner.

 

 

Course Description:

·         Discuss hand therapy principles for a variety of musculoskeletal disorders and injuries.

·         Identify the normal wound healing process and how it affects therapeutic intervention.

·         Utilize current protocols using physical agent modalities in the scope of therapy practice.

·         Develop appropriate and practical treatment plans for maximum positive outcomes.

·         Recognize common compression sites in the distal upper extremity.

·         Differentiate between acute and chronic conditions and apply appropriate treatment strategies.

·         Understand the basic principles of fracture splinting for the wrist & hand.

·         Identify and develop treatment strategies for complications related to wrist and fractures of the hand.

·         Implement appropriate treatment for acquired finger deformities.

·         Understand and identify various treatment techniques to enhance functional use of the upper extremity after tendon transfer of the patient with cerebral palsy/CVA/TBI.

Apply techniques immediately upon return to the clinic.

·         Identify critical landmarks in the hand and wrist.

·         Discuss the concept of dynamic, static, static-progressive splinting and serial casting.

·         Establish splint wear protocols and adaptations to the protocol as deemed necessary for patient progress.

·         Develop a treatment plan utilizing splints as it pertains to the stages of healing.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Providing holistic care to our hand patients is essential. Comprehensive management of UE injuries will cover a variety of topics that enable the clinician to provide the care necessary for optimal patient outcomes. Topics include anatomy and kinesiology, musculoskeletal disorders, injuries, applicable thermal and electrical modalities, splinting considerations, wound care techniques, and a variety of therapeutic interventions. The course is presented through a combination of lecture, demonstration and practical labs. Participants will be provided with information that is easily applicable upon return to their practice setting.

 COURSE OBJECTIVES / LEARNED OUTCOMES

·         Discuss hand therapy principles for a variety of musculoskeletal disorders and injuries.

·         Identify the normal wound healing process and how it affects therapeutic intervention.

·         Utilize current protocols using physical agent modalities in the scope of therapy practice.

·         Develop appropriate and practical treatment plans for maximum positive outcomes.

·         Recognize common compression sites in the distal upper extremity.

·         Differentiate between acute and chronic conditions and apply appropriate treatment strategies.

·         Understand the basic principles of fracture splinting for the wrist & hand.

·         Identify and develop treatment strategies for complications related to wrist and fractures of the hand.

·         Implement appropriate treatment for acquired finger deformities.

·         Understand and identify various treatment techniques to enhance functional use of the upper extremity after tendon transfer of the patient with cerebral palsy/CVA/TBI.

Apply techniques immediately upon return to the clinic.

        · Identify critical landmarks in the hand and wrist.

        · Discuss the concept of dynamic, static, static-progressive splinting and serial casting.

        · Establish splint wear protocols and adaptations to the protocol as deemed necessary for patient progress.

        · Develop a treatment plan utilizing splints as it pertains to the stages of healing.

DAY 1

8:00 - 9:30             Q & A/Cellular Anatomy/Action Potential

9:30 - 10:30          Electrical Stimulation:

  * Pulse width-phase duration           * Frequency/Amplitude

10:30 - 10:45        BREAK

10:45 - 12:00        TENS

                                  * Indications for Use                         * Tx Parameters

                                  * Contraindication                             * Advantages/Disadvantages

12:00 - 12:30        LUNCH

12:30 - 1:00          Iontophoresis

                                * Treatment uses and considerations/Lab

  1:00 - 2:15           Ultrasound           

                * Phonophoresis

                                * Clinical uses

                                * Current research/Lab        

2:15 - 2:40               Laser Therapies

                                * Clinical uses

                                * Pain management

                                * Wound Care

2:40 - 3:30             Fluidotherapy, HP, Paraffin, Cryotherapy

                * Modalities selection

                                * Clinical uses and treatment intervention    

3:30 - 3:45             BREAK

3:45 - 4:15            Thermal Modalities continued            

4:15 - 4:45             Short Wave Diathermy


DAY 2

8:00 - 10:00          Overview and Background of Electrical Modalities

10:00 - 12:00        NMES, Russian Current

                                * Correctly utilizing and establishing desired parameters

                * Lab/Clinical application  

12:00 - 1:00          LUNCH

1:00 - 2:00             TENS, Interferential

                                * Correctly utilizing and establishing desired parameters

                * Lab/Clinical application

2:00 - 3:45             HVPG

                                * Theory and current research

                * Edema control

                                * Treatment use/Protocol

·         Wound care/Lab              

·         3:45-4:15               Questions and Answers

 

DAY  3

8:00 –9:15 Anatomy and kinesiology overview

9:15-10:30 Trauma management

10:30-11:30Fracture management                                                                                                     

11:30-12:00 Treatment strategies for cumulative trauma disorders

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:00 Addressing the orthopedic needs of the neurologically involved   patient.

2:00-4:00 Differential diagnosis and treatment of common UE injuries/ Peripheral Nerve Injuries

4:00-5:00 Case Studies

DAY  4

8:00–9:00 History of splinting, mechanical principles

9:00-10:30 Splinting objectives, prefab vs custom splinting

10:30-11:30 Splinting for sports injuries, fractures, trauma

11:30-12:00

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-2:30 Arthritic management OA vs RA

2:30-4:00 Case study review


DAY 5

8:00 – 10:00         Physiology of Acute Wounds

        · Cellular Anatomy and Physiology

        · Normal Wound Healing Stages

        · Biochemical and Stasis/Lysis Balance

                        Stages of healing, principles of wound care, wound assessment and preparation

 

10:00 – 10:15       BREAK

10:15 – 12:00       Surgical Intervention and Debridement

        · Surgical Closure Techniques

        · Therapeutic Management of Incisions

        · Closure Removal

        · Therapeutic Debridement

                        Infections, scar management

12:00 – 1:00         LUNCH

1:00 – 3:00            Therapeutic management of wounds

        · What treatment is appropriate

        · Response of Wounds to PAMs

        · Splinting needs

          ·Scar and Functional Management Techniques

 

2:00 – 2:15            BREAK

3:15 – 4:00            Case studies       

 

COURSE FEES:

INR 40000/- from 13th Sep ,07- 28th Sep, 07

INR 45000/- 29th Sep, 07-25th OCT,07

INR 51000/- 20th OCT,07-19th Nov,07

 

Group Registration( till 1st October,2007)

For Group of Four INR 1,44,000/-

For Group of Ten INR 3,30,000/- 

 

Group Registration( till 21st October,2007)

For Group of Four INR 1,52,000/-

For Group of Ten INR 3,50,000/- 

 

Send DD in favour of

Therapy India’Payable at Mumbai

 

Address:

4, Suryadarshan, Paranjpe Scheme ‘B’.

Road No:3, VileParle(East)

Mumbai-400057.

 

Venue to be announce before 18th September, 07 .Course will be in Mumbai.

Cancellation policy: If Therapy India cancels the course for whatever reason, full fees will be refunded.

If participant cancels the admission, thirty percent of the fees will be retained by Therapy India.

 

Or

Refund Policy
A 50% refund will be granted on tution fee (excluding service tax),if written request for cancellation is received at least 45 days prior to the first day of the course. Cancellations recieved less than 45 days prior to the first day of the course,no refund will be granted.Replacement of an eligible candidate will be an acceptable option.This will be decided on individual basis.

 

Program Cancellation
If there is insufficient enrollment for a particular course within 45 days prior to its start date, that course will be canceled, and registration will be fully refunded.

 

Contact person.

Dr. Amol Sangekar 9821294029.

Nandgaonkar Hemant 9892023357.

 

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Thanking you,

Sincerely

 

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