Washington University School of Medicine is hosting the 2015 American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT) Comprehensive Survey of Hand Therapy Review Course on April 10-12.
The course descriptions and objectives of this three-day event are:
Friday, April 10 (Pre-course)
Foundational Science of the Upper Extremity:
An Anatomy and Kinesiology Review
7:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Nora Barrett, OTR/L, CHT, Susanne Higgins, MHS, OTR, CHT, Vicki Kaskutas, OTD, MHS, OTR/L, FAOTA, and Rachel Pigott, OTR/ L, CHT
A working knowledge of the anatomy and kinesiology of the upper extremity provides a solid foundation for therapeutic evaluation and intervention. Using classroom and cadaver lab components, this pre-course will review the anatomy and biomechanics of each joint, examine the brachial plexus and innervation patterns of the arm and hand, and allow for guided dissection using upper quarter cadaveric specimens.
Saturday, April 11 and Sunday, April 12
Comprehensive Survey of Hand Therapy Review Course
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Nora Barrett, OTR/L, CHT, Valeri Calhoun, OTR/ L, CHT, Susanne Higgins, MHS, OTR, CHT, Ann Kamien, OTR/L, CHT, Rachel Pigott, OTR/ L, CHT, and Rhonda Powell, OTD, OTR/L, CHT
This course is designed to provide a comprehensive review of the evaluation and intervention processes pursued for typical diagnoses in upper extremity rehabilitation. Advanced clinicians will employ fundamental concepts, clinical reasoning, and evidence to provide a multi-faceted approach to the hand therapy process. Adjunctive methods for intervention will be analyzed as a means to facilitate outcomes and expert panels will be offered throughout the weekend to allow a high level of attendee-faculty interaction via case discussion.
Space is limited and registration is required. To register, please visit: http://www.asht.org/education/upcoming-events/hand-therapy-review-course
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