Upper Extremity: Wrist, Hand and Thumb

6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™ /6.75 Category A/6.75 Florida PT Credits
Section CEUs:

Presenters: Steven Kronlage, M.D.; Alex Coleman, M.D.; James R. Piorkowski, M.D.; Amanda Whitley OTR/L, CLT, CHT; Marta Brinkley, OTR, CHT; Amber McClellan, OTR/L, and Christy Thrift, OTR, CHT

Disclosure: Neither the speakers or planners of this activity have any relevant relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Materials: Participants have no equipment or materials required to take this education course.

This comprehensive course covers all things hand and wrist in the world of orthopedics. Hear from some of the leading experts in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of hand and wrist pathologies. This course focuses on evaluation and treatment of specific injuries and conditions affecting the wrist, hand and thumb. There is a thorough review of anatomy, provocative testing, examination and imaging of the wrist and hand. Strategies for assessment and care will be stressed. Boney and soft tissue reparative and reconstructive options will be discussed for conditions ranging from acute trauma to degenerative joint disease. This course will cover hot topics such as splinting and taping as well.


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.
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.
Discuss various taping techniques for various diagnosis of the wrist and thumb.

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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.

The Baptist Hospital designates this activity for a maximum of 6.75 hour(s) in AMA PRA Category I creditsTM.  Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Baptist Hospital, CE Broker provider # 50-183 approves this program for 6.75 hours credit for physical therapists. (Florida)

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 6.75 of CatA hours/CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.