Jill Peck-Murray, MOT, OTR/L, CHT and Carolyn Phelan, OTR/L, CHT of J&C Consultants
.35 CEUs (4.4 NBCOT PDU’s/ 3.5 Contact Hours)
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The use of preparatory methods and tasks for treating the hand and upper extremity can improve client factors and motor skills that ultimately lead to improved participation in occupations. This course provides ideas for novel preparatory tasks and methods that will encourage clients to participate in clinic and home based therapy programs. Preparatory tasks using everyday items, inexpensive toys, and homemade products, supplement the therapists’ tool box. The course is organized into two distinct sections (client factors and skills), and are further divided into corresponding subsections. This organization allows the therapist to learn about and select the appropriate preparatory task, method or device for the intended therapeutic purpose.
Following this course, the learner will
· Identify activities or exercise devices to improve range of motion of the upper extremity
· Identify activities or exercise devices to improve strength of the upper extremity
· Describe home program activities or exercise to improve forearm rotation
· Identify activities or exercises appropriate for improving bimanual skills, work skills and address intrinsic weakness
Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants and Occupational Therapy students
Learning Level: All - Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced
AOTA Classification Codes for Continuing Education Activities:
Category 2: Process of OT: Intervention