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Treatment2Go-Cumulative Trauma Disorders: An Evidence-Based Approach
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Presented by Paul Bonzani, MHS, OTR/L, CHT

Earn 1.2 AOTA CEUs (15 NBCOT PDUs/12 contact hours)

Available from AOTA Continuing Education by special arrangement with Treatment2Go in St. Petersburg, Florida

Course Description
This instructional course, presented in a DVD format, is designed to assist occupational therapy practitioners in understanding and treating cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs). Using an occupation-based approach, the anatomical considerations, soft tissue pathology, related neuroanotomy, and the biomechanics related to CTDs are presented. Also presented are common and uncommon CTDs from the shoulder to the finger. The DVD includes a 117-page full-color manual and frequently asked questions, photos, PowerPoint slides, and references.

Course content includes the discussion and demonstration of the following:

SECTION 1: Introduction
Chapter 1: Biophysocial Approach to Management

SECTION 2: Biology of Soft Tissue Pain
Chapter 2: Tendonitis & Tendonopathies—tendon anatomy and biomechanics
Chapter 3: Shoulder—tendon issues of the shoulder (Impingement syndrome, Rotator Cuff tears, Biceps tendonitis)
Chapter 4: Sports Elbow
Chapter 5: Medial and lateral Epicondylitis—tendon and ligament issues of the elbow  
Chapter 6: Hand and Wrist
Chapter 7: Treatment of the Hand and Wrist—wrist and hand tendon issues (DeQuervain's, ECU tendonitis, Intersection syndrome, Trigger Finger)

SECTION 3: Nerve Compression Syndromes
Chapter 8: Anatomy and Neurophysiology of the Peripheral Nerve—neuroanatomy and biomechanics
Chapter 9: Proximal Nerve Compressions—Suprascapular Nerve compression, Quadrilateral space syndrome
Chapter 10: Median Nerve—median nerve compressions (Pronator syndrome, Anterior interosseous nerve syndrome, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome)
Chapter 11: Ulnar Nerve—ulnar nerve compressions (Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Guyon's canal compression)
Chapter 12: Radial Nerve—radial nerve compressions (Radial Tunnel and RSN compression (Wartenberg's)
Chapter 13: Thoracic Outlet—Thoracic Outlet Syndrome assessment and treatment

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify pertinent anatomic structures relating to a variety of pathologies;
  • Recognize the clinical symptoms and signs of common and not so common CTDs;
  • Determine occupation-based rationale for therapy intervention for CTD;
  • Differentiate between tendonopathies and nerve pathologies;
  • Identify neuroanatomy and biomechanics involvement relating to CTD;
  • Determine appropriate therapy intervention for specific CTDs ; and
  • Recognize subtle differences in pathologies and treatment techniques

Faculty Bio

Paul Bonzani MHS OTR/L CHT, is a graduate of the Occupational Therapy program at New York University. After 10 years in general rehabilitation practice, Paul specialized in hand and upper extremity orthopedics in 1988. He has been the clinical director of three major university programs and has been performing continuing education seminars in the areas of upper extremity orthopedics, peripheral nerve rehabilitation, physical agent modalities and repetitive stress injuries since 1994. He is the author of multiple book chapters and journal articles ranging from repetitive stress injuries to reconstructive microsurgical rehabilitation. After 27 years of clinical practice, Paul has completed his MHS from the University of Florida in 2007. Paul is now in practice with Blue Ridge Bone and Joint in Asheville, North Carolina where he resides with his family.

Online Manual/Discussion Board/Electronic Exam

Once you have purchased the course, Treatment2Go will contact you directly by e-mail and provide you with your user name and password. You can then login on their website to access the online manual, the 24/7 online Discussion Board and the Exam Center. You may take the exam as many times as needed. You must achieve an exam grade of at least 80% to automatically receive your certificate by e-mail.

Target Audience: Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapy Assistant

Learning Level: Intermediate

Content Focus: Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process, Evaluation and Intervention

Continuing Education Credit
A certificate of completion for 1.2 AOTA CEU (15 NBCOT PDUs/12 contact hours) will be awarded on the successful completion of this course.

Additional Details:

SKU: 4863
Product Type: CD-Rom
Year Published: 2012

Publisher:
  • Distributed Product
Audience:
  • Practitioner
Purpose:
  • Continuing Education
Topics:
  • Hand & Shoulder
Keywords:
  • Continuing Education
  • Hand
  • Hand Therapy
  • Evaluation
  • Intervention
  • Evidence-based