This is a comprehensive, practical, and non-intimidating program designed for the clinician who is interested in pursuing hand therapy or is new to the field. This course takes an in-depth look at the management of common upper extremity diagnosis integrating anatomy and pathology with the evaluation and treatment process. Topics covered include exercise and activity progression, static and dynamic splinting, soft tissue assessment-treatment, flexor/extensor tendon injuries, RSI’s, fractures, joint replacements, wound management, sensibility, physical agent modalities, taping and traumatic injuries.

Level:  Introductory

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Course Dates & Locations

  • Jun 10, 2023 – Jun 11, 2023

    19221 36th Avenue W, Suite 101, SEATTLE (Lynnwood), WA 98036

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    Northwest Return to Work
    19221 36th Avenue W, Suite 101, SEATTLE (Lynnwood), WA 98036

    Course Location
    Northwest Return to Work
    19221 36th Avenue W, Suite 101
    Lynnwood, WA 98036         
     
    Our Lynnwood clinic is conveniently located in the Alderwood Business Campus (next to John L. Scott)
    near Alderwood Mall
     
    Nearby Accommodations
    Courtyard Seattle North/Lynnwood Everett
    4220 Alderwood Mall Blvd, Lynnwood, WA 98036
    www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/sealn-courtyard-seattle-north-lynnwood-everett/
    (425) 670-0500
     
    Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle North Lynnwood
    20610 44th Ave W, Lynnwood, WA 98036
    www.embassysuiteslynnwood.com
    (425) 775-2500
     
    Hampton Inn & Suites Seattle North/Lynnwood
    19324 Alderwood Mall Pkwy, Lynnwood, WA 98036
    www.hamptonseattlenorth.com
    (425) 771-1888
     
    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the hotel.
    Please visit the hotel chain website for “Best Rates”

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  • Aug 5, 2023 – Aug 6, 2023

    10301 Jeffreys Street, LAS VEGAS (Henderson), NV 89052

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    Encompass Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson
    10301 Jeffreys Street, LAS VEGAS (Henderson), NV 89052

    Encompass Rehabilitation Hospital of Henderson
    10301 Jeffreys Street
    Henderson, NV 89052
    http://www.hendersonrehabhospital.com/



    Area Accommodations
    Green Valley Ranch Resort
    2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy
    Henderson, NV
    (702) 617.7777
    (2.25 miles away)
    www.greenvalleyranchresort.com



    Wingate by Wyndham
    3041 Saint Rose Parkway
    Henderson, NV 89052
    (702) 568-0027
    (0.15 miles away)


    Hampton Inn & Suites Las Vegas South
    3245 Saint Rose Parkway
    Henderson, NV 89052
    (702) 385-2200
    (1.0 miles away)


    Homewood Suites—Henderson S
    10450 South Eastern Avenue
    Henderson, NV 89052
    (702) 450-1045
    (1.0 mile away)


    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels.
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  • Oct 21, 2023 – Oct 22, 2023

    55 Fogg Road at Rte 18, BOSTON (South Weymouth), MA 02190

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    South Shore Hospital
    55 Fogg Road at Rte 18, BOSTON (South Weymouth), MA 02190

    South Shore Hospital
    55 Fogg Road at Rte 18
    South Weymouth, MA 02190
    Emerson Conference Room "A"
    Tel: 781-340-8000
     
    Map and Driving Directions:
    Link: http://www.sshosp.org/directions/direction_ssh.htm
     
    South Shore Hospital is easily accessible from Route 3.
    Northbound on Route 3. Take exit 16 off Route 3 on to Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Turn right on to Fogg Road, pass the hospital's emergency entrance on your right, and then turn right into the main entrance parking lot.
     
    From North
    Follow I-93 south to Route 3 south (Braintree/Cape Cod). Take exit 16B off Route 3 on to Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Turn right on to Fogg Road, pass the hospital's emergency entrance on your right, and then turn right into the main entrance parking lot.
     
    From Logan Airport
    Follow signs out of the airport for I-93 south. There will be a $3 toll immediately outside the airport. Proceed through the Ted Williams Tunnel and follow signs for Exit 23, to I-93 south. Follow I-93 south to Route 3 south (Braintree/Cape Cod). Take exit 16B off Route 3 on to Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Turn right on to Fogg Road, pass the hospital's emergency entrance on your right, and then turn right into the main entrance parking lot.
     
    From West
    Follow the Mass Pike (I-90) to exit 14 (I-95/Route 128 south). When I-95 splits from Route 128, remain on Route 128 south (which is now also I-93 north). When I-93 north splits north, travel on to Route 3 south (Braintree/Cape Cod). Take exit 16B off Route 3 south on to Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Turn right on to Fogg Road, pass the hospital's emergency entrance on your right, and then turn right into the main entrance parking lot.
     
    From South
    Follow Route 3 northbound to exit 16. Travel south on Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Turn right on to Fogg Road, pass the hospital's emergency entrance on your right, and then turn right into the main entrance parking lot.
     
    Follow Route 24 north to I-93 north. Follow to Route 3 south (Braintree/Cape Cod). Take exit 16B off Route 3 on to Route 18 south (Main Street). At the third traffic light, turn left on to Columbian Street. Turn right on to Fogg Road, pass the hospital's emergency entrance on your right, and then turn right into the main entrance parking lot.
     
    Area Accommodations
    Holiday Inn 781-871-0545
    929 Hingham Street, Rockland, MA
    (2.9 miles away)
     
    Comfort Inn - Rockland - 781-982-1000
    850 Hingham St, Rockland, MA
    (3.0 miles away)
     
    Hyatt Place Boston/Braintree – 781-848-0600
    50 Forbes Road, Braintree, MA
    (5.0 miles away)
     
    There are NO room blocks or discounts available at the mentioned hotels.
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  • Nov 4, 2023 – Nov 5, 2023

    ORLANDO METRO AREA, FL

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    at your Orlando Metro Area clinic and

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Educational Credit

A certificate of attendance for 15 Contact Hours will be awarded to each participant. All Therapy Network Seminars are pre‐approved for CEUs in the state where the course is conducted when required for PT, OT, ATs & Assistants.

Therapy Network, Inc. (BOC AP#: P2563) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. Our seminars are eligible for a maximum of 15 Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.

AOTA Approved Provider of Continuing Education # 3073 Category 1 Domain of OT. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsements of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA

Audience

This course is intended for PTs, PTAs, OTs, OTAs and ATs

NOTE: Nothing in this course is to enable or permit the learner to apply techniques outside of the scope of practice in their individual state and discipline.

Objectives

  • Identify the proper procedures for basic upper extremity evaluations including ROM, rapid grip, edema, and sensibility
  • Identify signs and symptoms for a variety of diagnoses related to the upper extremity including RSIs, Dupuytren’s and Traumatic Injuries.
  • Identify appropriate static and dynamic splints for the treatment of various upper extremity problems including splint wearing schedule, indications, and contra-indications.
  • Demonstrate Low Tech treatments based on diagnosis and treatment progression
  • Demonstrate appropriate joint and soft tissue mobilizations of the Upper Extremity
  • Demonstrate appropriate therapeutic taping for the Upper Extremity.

Participants Comments

  • “I really enjoyed the hands on taping labs”
  • “This course is a terrific foundation for hand therapy”
  • “Every therapist should be required to have this info.”
  • “GREAT -non-intimidating information with lots of info and Scott is very fun.”
  • “I enjoyed the DOWN-TO-EARTH style & the encouragement to all who are interested to pursue hand therapy”

Schedule

  • Day 1

    8:00 Registration, Continental Breakfast and pre-course quiz
    8:30 Upper Extremity Anatomy: bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and nerves.
    9:30 Wounds
    10:00 BREAK
    10:15 Upper Extremity Evaluation
    11:00 Joint Replacements and Fusions of the Upper Extremity
    11:30 LAB: Sensation Testing
    12:00 LUNCH (On your own)
    1:00 Fracture Management and Rehab
    2:00 Repetitive Strain Injuries
    2:30 BREAK
    2:45 LAB: "No Sup for you" Tricks to increasing supination
    3:15 Pediatrics and Hand Therapy
    4:00 LAB: Joint and Soft Tissue Mobilization for the Upper Extremity
    5:30 Questions and Adjourn
  • Day 2

    8:00 Flexor Tendon Injury and Rehab
    9:00 Extensor Tendon Injury and Rehab
    10:00 BREAK
    10:15 Arthritis Management
    10:45 Splinting: Indications, applications, and key components.
    11:30 Traumatic Injuries and Complications
    12:00 LUNCH (On your own)
    1:00 Dupuytren's Disease
    1:30 Low Tech vs High Tech Treatment
    2:00 LAB: Low Tech Treatments
    2:30 PAMs: Physical Agent Modalities
    3:00 BREAK
    3:15 Tendon Transfers
    4:00 LAB: Therapeutic Taping of the Upper Extremity
    4:30 Case Studies
    5:00 Questions and Adjourn

Cancellation Policy

Registration fee less a $75 administrative charge is refundable if cancellation received 14 days prior to program date. No refunds will be given after that time. Therapy Network, Inc. reserves the right to cancel a seminar and will refund in full the registration fee only. TNI is NOT responsible for registrants nonrefundable airfare, accommodations or fees.