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The Ultimate Guide to Treating Hand and Wrist Injuries
CE Test
$9.99 USD
This purchase is for online CE Test only
Product Details
Format:
CE Test - Self-Study   Instructions
Author:
JOSH GERRITY, OTR/L, CHT
Publisher:
PESI Rehab
Copyright:
11/22/2019
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNT063825
Objectives
  1. Discuss the latest advances in hand therapy and their implications for rehab.
  2. Demonstrate a comprehensive assessment, identifying and differentiating root causes of pain and impairment.
  3. Integrate the most effective intervention available for restoring function and reducing pain, edema and scarring.
  4. Combine multiple approaches for better outcomes, including exercises to improve ROM, strength, and endurance, as well as taping and other modalities.
  5. Design effective, innovative plans of care for a wide range of hand impairments and diagnoses.
  6. Apply the assessments and interventions discussed in this seminar to a series of interactive case scenarios.
Outline
Hot Topics in Hand Therapy
  • Give your patients the benefit of cutting edge research and treatments
HANDS-ON LAB: Upgrade Your Assessment and Clinical Reasoning Skills
  • Identify key hand and wrist anatomy as it relates to pathology
  • Get to the root causes of impairments faster with the best evaluations for:
    • Pain
    • Stiffness
    • Range of motion
    • Muscle testing
    • Sensation
    • Pinch
    • Skin condition
    • Deformities
    • Function
HANDS-ON LAB: Revolutionize Your Rehab Toolbox for Hand and Wrist Impairments
  • Practice effective techniques you can use immediately to:
    • Eliminate pain
    • Improve strength, coordination and endurance
    • Restore ROM
    • Manage edema and scarring
    • Increase function
    • Enhance independence and patient confidence
HANDS-ON LAB: Combine Techniques More Effectively for Better Outcomes
  • Edema control
  • Pain control
  • Range of motion exercises
  • Home program instruction
  • Scar management
  • Strengthening exercises
  • Endurance exercises
  • Modalities
    • Ultrasound
    • Iontophoresis
    • Thermotherapy
    • Cryotherapy
    • Paraffin baths
    • Contrast baths
    • Kinesiology tape
HANDS-ON LAB: Design Advanced, Innovative Plans of Care for Your Patients
  • Practice developing comprehensive treatment strategies for common impairments, including:
    • Carpal tunnel
    • Sprains and strains
    • Arthritis
    • Tendonitis
    • Trigger finger
    • Gamekeeper’s thumb
    • Ganglions
    • Epicondylitis
    • Tendon injuries
    • Hand edema
    • De Quervain’s disease
    • Boutonniére and swan neck deformities
    • Sagittal band injuries
    • Triangular fibrocartilage injuries
    • Ligament injuries and disruptions
    • Fractures
    • Crush injuries
    • Burns
    • Amputation
CASE STUDIES: Put Knowledge to Practice
  • Case study 1: Correctly select the root cause of impairment
  • Case study 2: Problem solve a complex hand injury and develop an effective treatment plan
  • Case study 3: Develop an advanced plan of care for a patient with De Quervain’s
  • Case study 4: Overcome barriers to effective strategy implementation
Don’t Leave Money on the Table!
  • Coding and billing updates
  • Justify therapy with the right progress measures
  • Avoid denials and audits with these tips
Author

JOSH GERRITY, OTR/L, CHT

Josh Gerrity, OTR/L, CHT, is an expert in hand therapy with over 18 years of experience helping patients recover from hand and wrist impairments and return to normal daily function. Certified in hand therapy, he currently practices at the Bone and Joint Center in Bismarck, ND, where he works with a group of hand specialists and orthopedic surgeons.

Mr. Gerrity travels nationally to present seminars on hand therapy, and he is known for his dynamic, hands-on teaching style. He serves as a guest lecturer on rehabilitation of hand pathologies for the University of Mary, his alma mater, and he also participates in a biannual Orthopedic Update Seminar held in Bismarck for therapists, physicians, and nurses in the North Dakota, South Dakota, and Montana region.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Josh Gerrity has an employment relationship with Bone and Joint Center. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Josh Gerrity has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits
Save time and $10 off the price of other submission methods – purchase & take the CE test online for $9.99 USD per participant. Additional processing fees apply for other submission methods (i.e. mail, fax, etc.). Please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations.

Certificates of Successful Completion are available for email, download and/or printing from your online account immediately following the successful completion of the post-test/evaluation.

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists - Credit Available Until: 11/22/2022
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PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 6.0 contact hours. Expires: 11/22/2022.

California Nurses: PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #:17118 for 6.0 self-study contact hours.

You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Florida Nurses:
Florida
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 6.0 self-study contact hours.

Iowa Nurses: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 6.0 self-study contact hours.

You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants - Credit Available Until: 11/22/2021
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PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 self-study contact hours or .6 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate. Expires: 11/22/2021.

Arizona Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants:
Florida
CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 6.0 continuing education clock hours for Arizona OTs and OTAs. The Arizona Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners (R4-43-203) confirms acceptance of continuing education programs relevant to occupational therapy that are approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants:
Florida
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education credits.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
This self-study course consists of 6.0 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.

California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants:
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PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 6.0 continuing competency hours.

Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 6.0 CE credit hours.

New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This self-study course qualifies for 7.2 contact hours.


North Carolina Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants
NCBPTE approval by virtue of approval by The New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, State Board for Physical Therapy licensure board or state APTA chapter Approval good through 8/31/2021.

Pennsylvania Physical Therapists and Assistants: The Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes approval by all other state boards. This self-study activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists.

Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants: This self-study activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2106032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. This activity will provide 6.0 CCUs. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.

Utah Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants: This course is designed to meet the Utah DOPL Rule R156-24b-303b.2.c.iv - A commercial continuing education provider providing a course related to the practice of physical therapy. Please retain a copy of the advertising brochure and your certificate of completion to provide to your board should this be requested of you. This self-study activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Physician Assistants - Credit Available Until: 5/6/2022
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1™ from organizations accredited by ACCME such as PESI. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 6.0 hours for completing this self-study program.

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this self-study activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.


Other Professions
This self-study activity qualifies for 6.0 clock hours of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.

Disclaimer: **Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.
**It is your ethical responsibility to report accurate hours to your licensing board.
**All self-study participants must complete and pass (80% or better) a post-test/evaluation prior to receiving a certificate of completion. If you require a copy of the test/evaluation for CE purposes, please print at the time you take the test. Or you may call our customer service department and a copy of your test/evaluation will be emailed to you. Please allow 30-45 days.


Audience
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Strength and Conditioning Specialists
  • Exercise Physiologists
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners