Upper Extremity Rehabilitation Symposium 2024

Upper Extremity Rehabilitation Symposium 2024

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Date:  March 16-17, 2024

Time:  8:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday, March 16, 2024 - Registration & Breakfast: 7:00am CST

Course Description: 

This program will focus on injuries and conditions that primarily affect the upper extremity shoulder and elbow. We look forward to welcoming you as you participate in this unique educational opportunity presented by renown surgeons and therapists known regionally, nationally, and internationally.  The format and content will encourage professional learning of evidence-based clinical information and innovative treatment methods.  Clinical topics covering relevant anatomy, movement mechanics, traumatic and soft tissue injuries, and outcome-focused treatment techniques will be presented.  Lab sessions are designed to advance skills in humerus casting with deltacast, taping for functional motion and for neural pathways, and shoulder reloading and in-depth cervical spine testing.  Specialty topics will focus on treatment decisions and outcomes for unique cases.

Course Objectives:

1. Discuss and understand anatomical structures of the upper extremity, shoulder and elbow.

2. Review current rehabilitation practices for optimal outcomes of pathologies of the upper extremity, shoulder and elbow.

3. Explore advancing therapeutic interventions for upper extremity injuries, shoulder and elbow.

4. Analyze best practices for diagnoses, formulating optional treatment plan of cares, and determining appropriate prognoses 

5. Understand optimal functional outcome measures for determining success in surgery and rehabilitation of the upper extremity, shoulder and elbow.

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



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

Baptist Health Care designates this live activity for a maximum of (16.5) hour in AMA PRA Category I creditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses, Occupational Therapists, & Physical Therapists (Florida):

Baptist Hospital, CE Broker provider # 50-183 approves this program for 16.5 hours credit for nurses and occupational therapists.  Pending for Physical Therapist in Florida and Louisiana.  Approved for continuing competence credit by the Mississippi State Board of Physical Therapy. 

Accreditation of this course does not necessarily imply the FPTA supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.


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