2019 Elbow to Hand Symposium

Friday, November 08, 2019

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Time: 1:00PM
Location: Rush Medical College at Rush University, 600 South Paulina Street, Chicago, IL 60612
Cost: $420.00


This 1-1/2 day course sponsored by Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Hand, Wrist & Elbow Institute will feature in-depth lectures on current surgical interventions, treatment, and therapy for instability and nerve injuries of the elbow, wrist, and hand. Saturday afternoon will be dedicated to small group teaching, with focus on cadaver dissections where anatomy and operative procedure will be demonstrated by the surgeons. Occupational therapy staff will instruct various skills labs.

Program Presentations Book Each program book is $30 this year. 10 continuing education contact hours issued by MOR, an Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation Occupational Therapy CE Sponsor, license # 224000147 and IN PLA CEU provider #98000914A

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Friday, November 8, 2019

1:00-2:00 Registration/Sign-In & Exhibitor Display

2:00-2:45 Elbow Instability

2:45-3:05 OT Elbow Rehabilitation

3:05-3:50 Wrist Ligament Reconstruction

3:50-4:15 Case Presentation/Discussion, Q&A

4:15-4:45 Break & Exhibitor Display

4:45-5:30 Rheumatoid Hand

5:30-6:00 Case Presentation/Discussion, Q&A

6:15-7:15 Course Faculty & Participant Reception in MOR Lobby Sign-Out

Saturday November 9, 2019

Morning Session 7:30-8:00 Registration/Breakfast/Sign-In & Exhibitor Display

8:00-8:30 Case Presentation/Discussion, Q&A

8:30-9:00 Nerve Compression Injuries

9:00-9:15 OT Nerve Compression Disorders Rehabilitation

9:15-9:45 Nerve Repairs and Grafting

9:45-10:30 Nerve Reconstruction and Transfers

10:30-11:00 Break & Exhibitor Display

11:00-11:15 OT Nerve Repairs and Transfer Rehabilitation

11:15-11:45 Case Presentation/Discussion, Q&A

11:45-12:15 OT Modalities: Practical Application and Efficacy

12:30-1:30 Lunch Provided in MOR Lobby **First Cadaver Group Meet at MOR Elevators, first floor, by 1:30**

Afternoon Concurrent Sessions (1:45-4:45) Cadaver Lab 4 Surgical Suites (Rotate through all 4) OT Lab 4 Skills Labs Nerve Palpation and Neuromobilization Elbow and Wrist Stabilization Taping Sensory Assessment and Re-Education Anti-Claw Orthosis Fabrication