Please note: This course is also offered in a series of recordings titled "Series: Hand Anatomy, Transplants and Nerve Transfers", course 1542 which is offered for AOTA/0.3 and NBCOT/3.75.
Recent innovations have made it possible to transfer part of a nerve from one location and move it to another, restoring sensory and motor function before primary nerve regeneration could restore function. This seminar will help the therapist responsible for rehabilitation to understand how recovery occurs and how to establish a treatment plan.
Course created on July 30, 2013
Course Type: Recorded Webinar, Audio
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AR/1.0; AZ/1.0; CA/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DE/1.0; GA/1.0; HI/1.0; IA/1.0; ID/1.0; IL/1.0; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY/1.0 Category 2; MA/1.0; ME/1.0; MI/1.0; MO/1.0; MS/1.0; MT/1.0; NC/1.0; ND/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NY/1.0; OR/1.0; PA/1.0; RI/1.0; SC/1.0; SD/1.0; TN/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT/1.0; WA/1.0; WI/1.0; WY/1.0
- Distinguish nerve transfer from tendon transfer protocols.
- Select a treatment plan based on the type of nerve transfer.
- List the precautions that should be observed after nerve transfer.
|0-10 Minutes||Nerve injury definitions|
|10-30 Minutes||Types of nerve transfers|
|30-55 Minutes||Therapy plans based on evaluation|
|55-60 Minutes||Question & Answer|
Marie Pace, M.H.S., OTR/L, CHT
Marie Pace is a 1992 graduate of the Indiana University occupational therapy program in Indianapolis, Indiana. She earned her master of health science with an emphasis in orthopedics from the University of Indianapolis in 2001. In 2002, she was awarded the certified hand therapist designation from the HTCC. She has toured the country teaching hand therapy seminars, taught the orthotics fabrication portion of the University of Pittsburgh curriculum, and provided seminars at the AOTA and POTA conferences.
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