Agenda

Understanding Hand Fractures

Beschrieb

This course provides a comprehensive overview of the clinical problem of “Fractures”. The concept of ‘relative stability’ of a healing fracture and how it applies to the progression of rehabilitation after a fracture will be discussed. Creating appropriate and individualized

treatment plans for the patients with a fracture in the hand or wrist will be discussed. Participants will have the opportunity to work collaboratively in smaller groups to review and discuss x-rays, clinical case studies and participate in other practical hands on activities.

Ziele

Upon completion of the course participants will:

Be able to characterize different types of fractures in the hand, wrist and distal forearm and recognize the implications for treatment.

Be more comfortable with interpreting rays and other forms of imaging.

Consider how fracture reduction and fixation impacts therapeutic treatment.

Create appropriate and individualized treatment plans for the patients with a fracture in the hand or wrist.

Be aware of potential complications in patients with a fracture of the hand or wrist and consider how to adjust treatment aims accordingly.

Referent(en)

Lynne Feehan, PhD PT
Physical Therapy,
University of British Columbia, Canada

Dr. Med Urs Hug
Leiter Handchirurgie
Luzerner Kantonsspital

Kurssprache

english

Zielgruppe

Occupational and Physical Therapists with experience treating the upper extremity

Preis

CHF 590 (Mitglied: CHF 490)

Veranstalter

zhaw
Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften Technikumstrasse 71 Postfach CH-8401 Winterthur
Telefon: 058 934 63 79
Fax: 058 935 63 88
weiterbildung.gesundheit@zhaw.ch
www.gesundheit@zhaw.ch

Lokalität

ZHAW, Departement Gesundheit
Technikumstrasse 71, 8401 Winterthur