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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).
 

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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Barbara B - Downingtown, PA  ·  Mar 17, 2017
lots of information . Test was difficult
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Nathalie B - ,  ·  Mar 15, 2017
Great review of anatomy and treatment of DRF
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Christine D - Rockford, IL  ·  Feb 15, 2017
gave me a good understanding of wrist fractures.
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ROBERT L - Port Orange, FL  ·  Feb 10, 2017
Clearly written information.
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Thomas G - mt. laurel, NJ  ·  Feb 09, 2017
met course objevctives
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