This course addresses the rehabilitation of patients with distal radius fractures. It begins with a review of relevant terminology and anatomy, next speaks to medical intervention, and then examines the role of therapy as it pertains to evaluation, rehabilitation, and handling complications. It concludes with case studies.
By the end of this course, learners will:
- Differentiate between definitions and terminology pertaining to distal radius fractures
- Recall the normal anatomy and kinesiology of the wrist
- Identify elements of medical diagnosis and treatment of distal radius fractures
- Recognize roles of therapy as it pertains to the evaluation and rehabilitation of distal radius fractures
- Distinguish between potential complications resulting from distal radius fractures
5 CE HOURS