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The Ultimate Guide to Treating Hand and Wrist Injuries


Faculty:
Josh Gerrity
Duration:
Full Day
Format:
Audio and Video
Product Code:
LWC063825
Brochure Code:
PLW73575
Media Type:
Live Webcast - Also available: Digital Seminar

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Description

Whether you want to treat the root cause of hand and wrist impairments faster, enhance your clinic’s services for patients seeking hand therapy, or add personal value within a large organization, this program will get you where you want to go.

Created by one of the most trusted names in hand therapy, The Ultimate Guide to Treating Hand and Wrist Injuries will teach you today’s top strategies for efficiently evaluating and resolving many common diagnoses.

Clinicians have seen countless patients – from assembly line workers with carpal tunnel to high level athletes with ligament injuries – rediscover the joys of functional, pain-free living using the interventions you’ll learn in this program.

Watch Josh Gerrity, OTR/L, CHT, as he shares a proven framework for rehabilitation that combines today’s best practices with over 18 years of experience helping patients recover from hand and wrist impairments in a variety of practice settings.

If you’re chasing symptoms without getting to the “why” of your patients’ impairment, you’re losing time, money, and referrals.

This live webcast is your path to delivering results for your patients.

Sign up today, make yourself the go-to resource for resolving frustrating hand and wrist injuries in your clinic or facility, and feel the satisfaction of giving patients back the function they lost and activities they love!

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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information: Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this live interactive webcast. This webcast is a broadcast of a live event. You will be able to type questions to the speaker. The speaker will see the questions and address them during the presentation as time allows. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether web based activities are an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

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.

CE Information is based on 100% attendance.

Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.


Athletic Trainers

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This program has been approved for a maximum of 6.25 hours of Category A continuing education.


Exercise Physiologists

ASEP members will earn 5.0 CECs for full attendance at this seminar. The ASEP allows members to earn a maximum of 10 CECs in any one 5 year period.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses in full attendance will earn 6.3 contact hours.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 17118 for 6.0 contact hours. Full attendance is required. No partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance. 


Florida Nurses

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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Nursing, Provider # FBN2858. This course qualifies for 6.0 contact hours. 


Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Full attendance at this activity qualifies for 6.3 contact hours. Full attendance in the activity is required; no partial contact hours will be issued for partial attendance. These contact hours are used for your license renewal. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the webcast title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid for the webcast.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

AOTA

PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. Partial credit will be issued for partial attendance. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate.


Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

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


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. This certificate is proof of your attendance. Please retain it in your records or use for submission as proof of completion when required.


California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

California Physical Therapists

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This course will qualify for 6.25 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 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 course qualifies for 7.6 contact hours. 


North Carolina Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation, Provider Number: 216-000071. This intermediate course is approved by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners by virtue of PESI Inc. approved provider status with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation. This course qualifies for 6.0 continuing education hours.


Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This 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 6.25 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.


Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME such as PESI. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 6.0 hours for completing this program.


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


Other Professions

This activity qualifies for 380 continuing education minutes as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements. 



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Faculty

Josh Gerrity Related seminars and products: 3

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 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.


Additional Info

Program Information

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Access Period for Live Webcast

For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation within one week. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review.


Webcast Schedule

Please note: There will be a lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.


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

Target Audience

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

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