3-Day Educational Tutorial

Hand Rehabilitation Foundation is proud to offer a 3-day educational tutorial at the Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center.  Tutorial participants will shadow the surgeons and therapists in the office, in surgery and in therapy.  Supplementing the 3-day observation are structured learning opportunities including hands-on labs, didactic sessions and splint fabrication. Participants can select from a menu of topics based on their needs and interests.  Participants will earn 24 contact hours (8 hours per day).

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Click to register for the September 2021 Tutorial – FULL
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Menu of Topics

DIDACTIC SESSIONS

  • Rehabilitation following flexor/extensor tendon repairs
  • Wrist Rehabilitation – selected topics
  • Rehabilitation for finger fractures
  • Rehabilitation for elbow fractures
  • Wound healing and management
  • Rehabilitation and splinting for small joint arthroplasty

SPLINT LABS

  • Static wrist/thumb splints
  • Sugar tong/munster splints
  • Contracture correction splints: wrist
  • Contracture correction splints: elbow
  • Contracture correction splints: fingers
  • Contracture correction splints: forearm
  • Peripheral nerve injury splints: radial nerve palsy
  • Peripheral nerve injury splints: ulnar nerve palsy
  • Peripheral nerve injury splints: median nerve palsy
  • Specialized wrist splints (mid-carpal stabilization splints; scaphoid mobilization splints)
  • Other (please specify and we will accommodate if possible)

HANDS ON LABS

  • Clinical exam of the wrist
  • Clinical exam of the elbow
  • Clinical exam of the hand
  • Clinical exam of the shoulder
  • Manual edema mobilization
  • Neural tension testing and nerve gliding

Schedule
(Subject to change based on Physician availability)

Day Date Physician Location
Monday 9/20/21 A. Osterman KOP-Office
Tuesday 9/21/21 Therapy KOP
Wednesday 9/22/21 Kearns KOP Sx Cntr
Monday 10/18/21 A. Osterman KOP-Office
Tuesday 10/19/21 Therapy KOP
Wednesday 10/20/21 Kearns KOP Sx Cntr
Monday 11/15/21 A. Osterman KOP-Office
Tuesday 11/16/21 Therapy KOP
Wednesday 11/17/21 Kearns KOP Sx Cntr