The Hand: Fundamentals of Therapy: Module 3

The Hand: Fundamentals of Therapy: Module 3
The Hand: Fundamentals of Therapy: Module 3
SKU: 709

By Judith Boscheinen-Morrin, Dip. OT, MAAOT, MAHTA and W. Bruce Conolly, AM, FRACS, FRCS, FACS

This course is offered in cooperation with Elsevier Science and utilizes the textbook, "The Hand: Fundamentals of Therapy"by Judith Boscheinen-Morrin, Dip. OT, MAAOT, MAHTA and W. Bruce Conolly, AM, FRACS, FRCS, FACS. This course discusses many common diagnoses associated with the hand, surgical interventions, therapy assessment and treatment, splinting techniques and post-operative treatments.

Module 1 covers hand assessment, treatment principles and tools, flexor tendon disorders, extensor tendon disorders, peripheral nerve injuries, tendon transfers and peripheral nerve entrapment disorders.

Module 2 covers hand assessment, treatment principles and tools, conditions of the wrist and finger tendons, Dupuytren's contracture, fractures of the hand, joint injuries of the fingers and thumb and wrist disorders

Module 3 covers hand assessment, treatment principles and tools, digital and partial hand amputations, arthritic hand disorders, complex hand injuries, microvascular free tissue transfers, burn injuries and chronic regional pain syndrome.

Entire textbook is 243 pgs.

Course Length: 7.0 contact hours

Instructional Level: Beginner/Intermediate


This package contains the required reading and test materials for Module 3 only.


The Hand: Fundamentals of Therapy: Module 3

Course Goals and Objectives:

BEHAVIORAL OBJECTIVES

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1. List 11 things to assess visually during a hand evaluation

2. Describe the 3 phases of wound healing

3. Describe 3 treatment goals during the inflammatory phase of wound healing

4. Describe 4 uses of Coban wrap in hand therapy.

5. List 7 possible complications after a digit amputation

6. Describe treatment protocols for amputation of the digits

7. Identify the difference between osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis

8. Describe treatment protocols for patients with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis

9. Identify the difference between swan-neck deformity and boutonniere deformity in the rheumatoid arthritic hand

10. List the 5 stages of treatment for a complex hand injury

11. List 5 advantages of microvascular free tissue transfer for hand soft tissue defects

12. List 4 advantages of fascial flaps over fasciocutaneous flaps

13. List 4 muscles which are commonly used as muscle flaps in the upper extremity

14. State 4 different causes of burns

15. Identify the 3 degrees of burn injuries

16. Describe 4 aims of treatment with a burn injury patient

17. Differentiate between Type 1 and Type 2 chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS)

18. List 5 symptoms of chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS)

19. List 6 surgical procedures that have a high incidence of developing chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS)

20. Describe the 2 components of the “stress loading” program for patients with chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS)

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