Upper limb injuries
assessment Management.
2 Days Gillian Coetsee CPD: 15
Days
Hours
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Seconds
WHEN
16-17 September 2021
WHERE
TBC
R3800 per person
CPD Points: 15 Points
ABOUT the course

UPPER LIMB INJURIES Assessment and Management

01.
1. The aim of this course

The workshop is aimed at an overview of the most common upper limb conditions, including assessment and treatment thereof. There is a practical session after each subsection to learn a related skill, either an assessment or therapy techniques or splinting. It is very interactive with numerous case discussions and opportunity to ask questions or discuss related cases.

02.
2. Why is this course important?

You will gain evidence-based theoretical and practical knowledge and skills.

03.
3.How does this relate to industry

Having knowledge and skills in treating common upper limb injuries and conditions is helpful across many settings including clinical work and FCE’s, to allow our patients to resume their functional life roles including work, as soon as possible.

TIMELINE
Course Schedule
Registration and coffee
7.30 – 8.00 Registration
8.00 – 9.00

Fractures:

▪ Classification

▪ Healing

9.00 – 10.30

Management of:

– # humerus

– # elbow, radius, ulna

– # wrist

– # hand – metacarpals and phalanges

10.30 – 10.45 TEA
10.45 – 11.30 Splint demo
11.30 – 12.45

Workshop – look at x-rays, discuss principles, clinical reasoning

and treatment decisions for common fractures.

12.45 – 13.15 LUNCH
13.15 – 14.15

Peripheral nerves:

▪ Anatomy, physiology

▪ Common entrapment neuropathies (carpal and cubital tunnel)

▪ Injuries – radial, medial and ulnar nerves

14.15 – 15.15 Practical – Assessment of nerve function – sensory and motor
15.15 – 15.45 Treatment – conservative, surgical and post operative
15.45 – 16.30 Sensory retraining, desensitization and strengthening
16.30 – 17.00 Feedback and questions
7.30 – 8.00 Registration
8.00 – 9.15

Flexor tendon injuries:

▪ Anatomy and zones

▪ Stages of healing

▪ Management – surgical and in depth discussion on therapy

protocols, clinical decision making and precautions

9.15 – 10.30

Extensor tendons:

▪ Anatomy and zones

▪ Management of zones I-IV including mallet finger,

Boutonniere, swan neck.

·      Surgical and in depth discussion on therapy protocols, clinical  decision making and precautions

10.30 – 10.45 TEA
10.45 – 12.15

Splint demo and workshop – discussing principles, clinical

reasoning and treatment decisions for flexor & extensor and

combined injuries

12.15 – 12.45 Case discussions
12.45 – 13.15 LUNCH
13.15 – 14.00

Brief discussion on lateral and medial epicondylitis and De

Quervain’s tenosynovitis, trigger finger, skier’s thumb

14.00 – 14.30 Intro to arthritis and gout
14.30 – 16.30 Workshop – case discussions, assessment and treatment plans (bringing it all together)
16.30 – 17.00 Feedback and questions

 

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