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Upper Extremity and Hand Therapy- Module 2: Fundamentals- Part 2

Product #
1056OT
Type
OT/OTA
Hours
6
Approval Status

Course Description:

This course is derived from the textbook by Cynthia Cooper “Fundamentals of Hand Therapy: Clinical Reasoning and Treatment Guidelines for Common Diagnoses of the Upper Extremity”. This illustrated text and reference emphasizes the fundamentals of hand therapy – for both specialists and non-specialists who encounter clients with hand issues. It provides a consistent format with tips and guidelines for hand therapy treatment. Coverage includes hand anatomy, key terms and concepts, and the evaluation process. A focus on professional issues includes clients with functional somatic syndromes and challenging behavior, client-therapist rapport, and the roles of therapy assistants. Providing many case studies, this text helps therapists think critically about clients' individual needs.

Module 2: Fundamentals-Part 2 covers chapters 4 through 6.  

  • Chapter 4: Tissue-Specific Exercises for the Upper Extremity
  • Chapter 5: Evaluation of the Hand and Upper Extremity
  • Chapter 6: Assessment of Functional Outcomes  

Methods of Instruction:

Online course available via internet 

Target Audience:

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, and Occupational Therapist Assistants

Educational Level:

Intermediate 

Prerequisites:

None 

Course Goals and Objectives:

At the completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify co-morbidities associated with increased prevalence of musculoskeletal dysfunction
  2. Identify osteoporosis and exercises to prevent/treat the disease
  3. Identify optimal stimulus for regeneration of collagen, bone, and cartilage
  4. Recognize the effects of immobilization versus early mobilization
  5. List the phases and time frames of healing
  6. Identify types of muscle work and training effects
  7. List the progressive stages of hypermobilities and hypomobilities
  8. Recognize a thorough evaluation procedure of the hand and upper extremity
  9. List and understand palpation tests of vascular status
  10. Recognize a thorough range of motion assessment of the hand and upper extremity
  11. List issues related to swelling of the hand and upper extremity and recognize characteristics of edema
  12. Identify types of sensation testing of the hand and upper extremity
  13. List and discuss the different types of strength testing of the hand and upper extremity
  14. Recognize the Short Form 36
  15. Identify the Short Musculoskeletal Functional Assessment Questionnaire
  16. Recognize the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder, and Hand Index
  17. Recognize the Michigan Hand Outcomes Questionnaire
  18. Identify the Patient Evaluation Measure
  19. Identify the Arthritis Impact Measurement Scales 2 Short Form
  20. Recognize the Boston Questionnaire
  21. Identify the Rotator Cuff Quality of Life

Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits:

A score of 70% or greater on the post-test

OT State Approvals

Alabama
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Alaska
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Arizona
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Arkansas
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
California
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Colorado
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Connecticut
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Delaware
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
District of Columbia
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Florida
Florida Approved Online Interactive Via Live Chat
Georgia
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Hawaii
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Idaho
State Approved, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Illinois
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Indiana
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Iowa
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Kansas
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Kentucky
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Louisiana
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Maine
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Maryland
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Massachusetts
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Michigan
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Minnesota
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Mississippi
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Missouri
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Montana
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Nebraska
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Nevada
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
New Hampshire
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
New Jersey
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
New Mexico
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
New York
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
North Carolina
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
North Dakota
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Ohio
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Oklahoma
State Approved, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements - #202000173
Oregon
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Pennsylvania
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Rhode Island
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
South Carolina
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
South Dakota
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Tennessee
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Texas
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Utah
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Vermont
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Virginia
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Washington
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
West Virginia
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Wisconsin
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Wyoming
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements

PT State Approvals

Alabama
Board Accepted/Approved
Alaska
Approved
Arizona
Approved Category A
Arkansas
Arkansas PT Board Approved
California
Approved
Colorado
Approved- Meets CO DORA for Category 1
Connecticut
Board Accepted/Approved
Delaware
Approved
District of Columbia
Approved
Florida
Florida Approved
Georgia
Approved
Hawaii
Approved
Idaho
Approved
Illinois
Illinois Approved Provider (#216.000250)
Indiana
Approved-Category 1
Iowa
Board Accepted/Approved
Kansas
Board Accepted/Approved
Kentucky
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Louisiana
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Maine
No State Requirements
Maryland
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Massachusetts
No State Requirements
Michigan
Approved (Activity Code 1)
Minnesota
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Mississippi
Approved
Missouri
Approved
Montana
Approved Category A
Nebraska
Board Accepted/Approved
Nevada
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
New Hampshire
Board Accepted/Approved
New Jersey
Not Approved
New Mexico
New Mexico PT Board Approved
New York
Approved Provider
North Carolina
Approved
North Dakota
Board Accepted/Approved
Ohio
AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Oklahoma
Pending Reapproval
Oregon
Approved
Pennsylvania
Approved - (6GEN, 0DA)
Rhode Island
Approved
South Carolina
Board Accepted/Approved
South Dakota
No State Requirements
Tennessee
Board Accepted/Approved-Class 1
Texas
TPTA Approved/Accredited Provider # 2201036TX
Utah
Board Accepted/Approved
Vermont
Approved
Virginia
Approved-Type 1
Washington
Board Accepted/Approved
West Virginia
Board Accepted, AOTA Approved Provider & Satisfies NBCOT Requirements
Wisconsin
Approved
Wyoming
Board Accepted/Approved