A Therapist`s Guide To Elbow, Wrist And Hand Differential Diagnosis
In this live interactive webinar for therapists, we explore how the scope of practice has expanded beyond just the musculoskeletal system. With advancements such as direct access, privately owned clinics, and telehealth, therapists now have a crucial role in screening patients for potential systemic causes of pain and referring them to appropriate medical providers. The primary focus of this course is to enhance participants' ability to differentiate between musculoskeletal-origin pain and pain stemming from other systemic sources. By improving diagnostic skills, therapists can provide more ef...Read morefective and timely treatment, and identify red flags.
Participants will enhance their knowledge of diagnosing elbow, wrist, and hand conditions, including a comprehensive review of anatomy and special tests. The course also covers referred pain patterns and red flags to watch for, ensuring a well-rounded understanding of assessment and screening. Additionally, participants will gain insights into evidence-based practice approaches through the presentation of examples. To enhance learning, the course includes engaging case studies for participants to apply evidence-based practices in a practical setting. Less...
- Identify non-musculoskeletal causes of pain in the elbow, wrist, and hand.
- Identify red flags and referred pain patterns.
- Discuss when to refer to medical providers and perform screening of other systems.
- All Levels
Friday, July 28, 2023
09:00 AM EDT - 12:10 PM EDT
About the speaker
Rina Pandya, PT, DPT
Dr. Pandya graduated from Manipal University, India in 2000 as well as University of Michigan, in 2018 with a Doctor of Physical Therapy. Rina conducts live webinars and is part of the continuing professional development teaching community with courses published in the UK, US, South Africa, Ireland and Australia. Rina is a member of APTA, HCPC-UK and OAP-Oman. Her pocket books are now available on Amazon titled-- Orthopedic Assessments made easy.
Rina is a senior lecturer MSK, at the University of West England, Bristol, UK involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate studies.
9:00 am - 9:30 am: Introduction and Overview of Expanding Scope of Practice
9:30 am - 10:00 am: Understanding Differentiation: Musculoskeletal vs. Systemic Causes of Pain
10:00 am - 10:30 am: Diagnostic Skills for Elbow, Wrist, and Hand Conditions: Anatomy and Special Tests
10:30 am - 10:40 am: 10 Minute Break
10:40 am - 11:10 am: Referred Pain Patterns: Recognizing and Evaluating Systemic Influences
11:10 am - 11:40 am: Identifying Red Flags: Screening for Serious Conditions
11:40 am - 12:10 pm: Applying Evidence-Based Practice: Examples and Case Studies
CE Information - Earn 3 CE Credit Hours
New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy
Texas Physical Therapy Association
Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
Ohio Physical Therapy Association
Michigan Board of Physical Therapy
Florida Board of Physical Therapy Practice
Michigan Board of Occupational Therapy
New York State Education Department's State Board for Occupational Therapy
Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board
New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners
Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy
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