Do you remember the cords of the brachial plexus? Can you still differentiate the brachioradialis from the extensor carpi radialis longus? If these structures sound familiar but you can’t quite put your finger on them, this course is for you. Using a fresh frozen cadaver specimen, faculty will complete dissection and lead you through the vital anatomy of the upper extremity, from the glenohumeral joint all the way to the DIPs. Functional relationships and common conditions of the upper extremity will also be reviewed.
Rebecca Neiduski, PhD, OTR/L, CHT received her Master’s in occupational Therapy from Washington University and a PhD in Education from Saint Louis University. After 15 years of practice and teaching in St. Louis, Dr. Neiduski now serves as the Occupational Therapy Department Chair at Concordia University Wisconsin. She was elected to the board of directors of the American Association of Hand Surgery and has served as both the Research Division Director and Annual Meeting Program Chair for the American Society of Hand Therapists. She has been teaching gross anatomy with cadaver dissection for the past 18 years.
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Identify anatomical relationships between structures throughout the upper extremity
- Discuss clinical conditions of the upper extremity based on anatomical location
- Compare and contrast functional capability of musculature based on location and physiologic cross sectional area
Domain of OT: Performance Skills
Occupational Therapy Process: Evaluation
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, and Athletic Trainers.
Time Ordered Agenda
Part 1: The Axilla and Brachial Plexus (1 hour, 50 min, 05 sec)
Part 2: Arm and Elbow (53 min, 30 sec)
Part 3: Forearm and Wrist (1 hour, 39 min, 12 sec)
Part 4: Hand and Thumb (1 hour, 08 min, 28 sec)
Includes 89 page detailed handout
CEUs: .55 (Contact Hours: 5 hours 30 minutes)
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