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Understanding Distal Radius Fractures - OT17

Understanding Distal Radius Fractures

by Hildy D. Reich, PT,CHT and Lori McKim LeBlanc, OTR, CHT
OT17
(4.4 / 222 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Occupational Therapy (0.10 AOTA CEU)

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Summary:

A fracture of the distal radius could happen while skiing, hiking, or even house cleaning. It is one of the most common fracture sites of the upper extremity. The goal of this course is to provide PTs with information regarding the epidemiology, relevant anatomy, boney healing process, and complications associated with distal radius fractures so that a successful rehabilitation program can be instituted. 

Objectives:

The goal of this course is to provide therapists with information regarding the epidemiology, relevant anatomy, bony healing process, and complications associated with extra-articular distal radius fractures so that a successful rehabilitation program can be instituted. After you study the information here, you will be able to:
  • List three risk factors for developing a distal radius fracture.
  • Describe appropriate treatments through the various stages of bone healing.
  • Recognize three complications of a distal radius fracture.
 
Content Level: Introductory
Instructional Method: Online Course — Narrative
 
Content Focus
Domain of OT: Client Factors
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
OnCourse Learning is an approved provider of continuing education for occupational therapists by the American Occupational Therapy Association. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.
 
OnCourse Learning is also accredited by the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy (provider # FBN 50-1489).
 
Please note: The Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board has designated this educational activity to receive 1.0 contact hour in Category A and 0 contact hours in Category B toward recertification.
 

Course Originally Released on: 3/31/2010
Date of Most Recent Review: 3/31/2010
Course Termination/Update Date: 3/31/2013

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

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Hilary K - Austin, TX  ·  Jul 24, 2017
Easy to follow with well guided infirmation on the Ortho tooic
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Mary Jean Y - Highland, MD  ·  Jul 07, 2017
Good basic info but the test questions were tricky/difficult.
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Lori Ann K - Franklin Square, NY  ·  Jun 26, 2017
Very informative in reguards to the healing process and what an go wrong following distal radius fracture.
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erika F - florissant, MO  ·  Jun 22, 2017
Informative and useful
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Tina B - St. Thomas, VI  ·  Jun 20, 2017
Relevant, concise, needs diagrams with descriptions of anatomy.
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