Sports Injuries of the Hand and Wrist
2.25 BOC Approved Clinical Home Study EBP CEU's
COST: $ 49.99 - EXPIRATION DATE: 2019-12-31
Sport injuries to the hand and wrist are very common and often overlooked. This course will go over the common bone, tendon and joint injuries of the hand regarding recognition and treatment. It is important to know the various injuries and know when to refer and to get proper follow-up. The presentation also touches on the bone, tendon, and ligament injuries of the wrist by discussing which ones are common and usually overlooked. If pain persists more than 1-2 weeks it should not be ignored and that earlier the treatment the better.
i. Identify anatomy of the wrist and hand
ii. Distinguish the physical exam and special tests of the hand and wrist
iii. Recognize appropriate “sideline” treatment of common hand injuries
iv. Identify those injuries with high incidence of complications that should be referred to a hand specialist
v. Define diagnostic tests and criterion for ligamentous wrist injuries
TAKING THIS COURSE
This course consists of 2 lessons and a final exam.
Lesson 1: Hand and Wrist Anatomy & Provocative Testing
Lesson 2: Hand and Wrist Sport Injuries
The lessons consist of video and optional supplemental materials. For the final exam, participants can take a maximum of 3 attempts to achieve a passing score of 80% or higher. Participants who achieve a passing score can print out a course certificate of completion. Participants who do not pass the final exam after 3 attempts will need to re-pay for and repeat the entire course to attempt to earn credit.
Student Registration and AREF Course Instructions
Participants will first have to register as a student by filling out and submitting a completed Innovative CEUs, LLC (ICEU) Student Registration Page
After registration, click on the ICEU student Home page (Top Navigation button – HOME) to view all available Andrews Research & Education Foundation (AREF) BOC Category A Home Study courses, and click Add to Cart to select the desired course.
After selecting one or more courses, the student may enter COUPON Code (if applicable) and complete the secure CHECKOUT process.
Course Completion Information:
A. 60 days to start course
B. Once course started, 60 days to complete course
After purchase, the course will show on the student Courses Not Started page. (Top Navigation button - Courses Not Started).
To begin the course, just click on the CLICK TO START link next to the course. Once a course has been started, it will then be moved to the Courses in Process, where course lessons (videos) may be viewed and completed.
Complete the Course Final Exam. Once the exam is passed, the course will be posted to the student Completed Courses page.
Complete the End of Course Survey on the Completed Courses Page in order to generate the course completion certificate. Certificates are always available for all completed courses on Completed Courses Page.
LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY
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PLEASE BE ADVISED, REFUNDS ARE NOT AVAILABLE ON COURSES ONCE THE COURSE HAS BEEN STARTED.
About the Instructor
Alex Coleman, MD,
Dr. Alex Coleman is a board certified and fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hand, wrist, and elbow reconstruction, as well as microvascular surgery and limb salvage. His practice encompasses the full spectrum of hand and wrist conditions from the simple to the complex, utilizing a broad range of non-surgical treatment regimens, and when necessary, the latest surgical techniques.
Dr. Coleman completed his undergraduate work at the University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee. He attended medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina and performed his Orthopedic Residency at the Campbell Clinic in Memphis, TN where won the Program Director’s Award. He went on to complete his Hand and Microsurgery Fellowship at the University of Alabama Birmingham in 2012.
Steven Kronlage, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon
Dr. Steven Kronlage is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with subspecialized training in hand and upper extremity surgeries. He sees patients of all ages and treats a wide range of conditions from sports medicine to arthritic conditions and congenital abnormalities. While he does treat all types of musculoskeletal conditions, he has a special interest in evaluating and treating conditions specific to the upper extremity.
Dr. Kronlage has been practicing and providing care in the Pensacola, FL area since 2003.