2020 Andrews Institute Rehabilitation Symposium: Upper Extremity

15.75 CME/CEU

Rehabilitation Symposium: Upper Extremity: Course Learner Objectives

Friday, March 6, 2020 - Saturday March 7, 2020: Tentative Agenda

Disclosure: Shrikant J. Chinchalkar – Other Financial/Material Support:  North Coast Medical.  No other speakers or planners of this activity have any relevant relationships with commercial interests to disclose.


This Symposium is a two day didactic course focused on evaluation and treatment of specific injuries and conditions affecting the wrist, hand and thumb. Topics will include dynamic evaluation techniques, cutting edge treatment advances, and anatomy dissection the presentations with specific case studies focusing on these areas. Anatomy will be reviewed via video dissection. Strategies for assessment and care will be stressed. The role of advanced imaging techniques will be explored in determining diagnoses and treatment. Boney and soft tissue reparative and reconstructive options will be discussed for conditions ranging from acute trauma to degenerative joint disease. Attendees will have the opportunity to bring specific questions and cases as they participate in expert panel discussions each day. Advancements and innovations will be presented based on current evidence throughout this 2-day course.


Andrews Institute Athletic Performance & Research Pavilion

1020 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze FL 32561

Registration: 7:00 A.M. Conference: 8 A.M. TO 6 P.M. (Breakfast and Lunch Included)

Target Audience/Course Objectives:

This course is designed for occupational therapists, physical therapists, certified athletic trainers and physicians. It is intended that at the conclusion of the course participants should be able to:

  • Reproduce mastery of anatomical knowledge of injuries/conditions of the wrist, hand, and thumb specifically. 
  • Identify and perform appropriate evaluative components for specific wrist and hand injuries.
  • Identify an understanding of diagnostic imaging for UE injuries and conditions.
  • Describe and refine best practice treatment plan for specific injuries based on current evidence-based research.
  • Apply and evaluate strategies and clinical ideas to improve patient outcomes.

Hotel Accommodations:

Margaritaville Beach Hotel

Book By: February 4, 2020

Group # 332062

Room Rate: $179-$199 per night plus tax

165 Fort Pickens Rd
Pensacola Beach, FL 32561
Phone: 850-916-9755

Cancellation Policy:

Andrews Research & Education Foundation (AREF) reserves the right to cancel this course due to insufficient enrollment. Students will be notified of cancellations within 20 calendar days of the course start date. If a course is cancelled for any reason, AREF will return any prepaid registration fees. AREF is not responsible for airline penalties related to the cancellation of an AREF course. Please be aware of the airline restrictions regarding nonrefundable airline tickets when purchasing an airline ticket.


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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Florida Medical Association. The Florida Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.   

Baptist Health Care is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

Baptist Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 15.75 hour(s) in AMA PRA Category I creditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CE Broker provider # 50-183 approves this program for 15.75 hours credit for nurses and occupational therapists. (Florida)

Andrews Research & Education Foundation is approved for 15.75 CE credit by the Professional Licensure Branch of the Mississippi State Department of Health to provide credit for OT and OTA for this course.

Andrews Research & Education Foundation is approved by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners to offer 15.75 CE hours for occupational therapists and occupational therapist assistants.

Andrews Research & Education Foundation (BOC AP# P10024) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 15.75 of Category A hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.