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Upper Extremity and Hand Therapy- Module 8: Cysts/Traumatic Hand Injuries/Dupuytrens/Other UE Problems

Product #
1062OT
Type
OT/OTA
Hours
7
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 8: Cysts/Traumatic Hand Injuries/Dupuytrens/Other UE Problems covers chapters 21 through 25. 

  • Chapter 21: Ganglion Cysts and Other Common Tumors of the Hand and Wrist
  • Chapter 22: Traumatic Hand Injury Involving Multiple Structures
  • Chapter 23: Preventing and Treating Stiffness
  • Chapter 24: Dupuytren’s Disease
  • Chapter 25: Upper Extremity Problems in Clients with Central Nervous System Dysfunction 

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. Recognize the diagnosis and identify the pathology of Ganglion Cysts and list anatomical sites
  2. Differentiate between non-operative and operative  treatment of Ganglion Cysts
  3. Recognize the diagnosis and identify the pathology of common tumors and list anatomical sites
  4. Identify timelines and healing of common tumors
  5. List non-operative and operative  treatment of common tumors
  6. Recognize the diagnosis and identify the pathology of traumatic hand injuries
  7. Identify timelines and healing of traumatic hand injuries
  8. List operative treatments of traumatic hand injuries
  9. Identify the etiology associated with joint stiffness
  10. List non-operative and operative treatment for joint stiffness
  11. Recognize the diagnosis and identify the pathology of Dupuytren’s Disease
  12. List operative and postoperative treatment of Dupuytren’s Disease
  13. Recognize the diagnosis and identify the pathology of Postpolio Syndrome
  14. Identify timelines of Postpolio Syndrome
  15. List non-operative and operative  treatment of Postpolio Syndrome
  16. Recognize the diagnosis and identify the pathology of a cerebral vascular accident
  17. Identify timelines and healing of a cerebral vascular accident
  18. List non-operative and operative treatment of a cerebral vascular accident
  19. Recognize the diagnosis and identify the pathology of Multiple Sclerosis
  20. Identify timelines and healing of Multiple Sclerosis
  21. List non-operative treatment of Multiple Sclerosis
  22. Understand the diagnosis and identify the pathology of Parkinson’s Disease
  23. Identify timelines and healing of Parkinson’s Disease
  24. List non-operative and operative treatment of Parkinson’s Disease
  25. Recognize the diagnosis and identify the pathology of essential tremors
  26. Identify timelines and healing of essential tremors
  27. List non-operative and operative treatment of essential tremors

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 - #202000179
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 - (7GEN, 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