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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

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).
 
Continuing education approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association is accepted for relicensure by the state boards for occupational therapists in: Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia.

 

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.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

This course completion will be electronically reported to CE Broker as required per Florida Statute 456.025(7). Click here to view your CE Broker transcript and check the status of your CE requirements with a FREE 7-day CE Broker trial subscription. It may take up to 24 hours for the course to appear on your CE Broker transcript.

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Giselle W - Phoenix, AZ  ·  Jul 08, 2016
Would be more helpful to have anatomical diagrams for reference.
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Kathy B - East Grand Forks, MN  ·  May 28, 2016
The course met it's goals, it was very informative and descriptive.
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Melissa M - Glen Burnie, MD  ·  May 08, 2016
I work in a hand clinic and this information was vital for me to understand. I came away with information that I will use in my clinic every day.
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WENDY W - Bartlett, TN  ·  Mar 02, 2016
educational and informative
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Becky M - star lake, NY  ·  Feb 22, 2016
great topics and I hope to take me more like this.
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