Saturday, August 26 8:00 AM
Young athlete working with occupational therapists and physical therapists to regain strength after upper extremity injury

Treatment of Upper Extremity Injuries in the Young Athlete Register

Date/Time: August 26, 2017, 8:00 AM

Intended for occupational therapists and physical therapists working with young athletes in the outpatient setting, the program will include lectures and case examples addressing sports-related injuries, including evaluation and treatment.

There will be a focus on activities with a higher risk of these injuries, including football, basketball, cheerleading, gymnastics, tennis and baseball. A breakout session is designed to provide an opportunity to explore a variety of prefabricated splinting options appropriate for young athletes.


Breakfast will be available at 7:30 a.m.

Program Instructor
Reeti Douglas, O.T.R. 
Reeti is an occupational therapist in orthopedics and hand clinics at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. In August, she will complete her training at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions for her Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree with a specialization in hand therapy. In her 16-year career, she has more than 13 years of experience in pediatric hand therapy and provides continuing education courses for evaluation and treatment, including splinting and casting

Program Agenda
7:30 a.m. – Breakfast available
8:00 a.m. – Hand injuries
8:40 a.m. – Wrist injuries
9:20 a.m. – Prefabricated orthoses lecture and opportunity for hands-on learning
10:20 a.m. – Elbow injuries
11:00 a.m. – Interactive case examples
11:45 a.m. – Q&A/Wrap-up
12:00 p.m. – Adjourn

Course Credit Information
Occupational Therapists – This course is offered for a maximum of 4.0 contact hours. 
Physical Therapists – This course has been approved by the Texas Physical Therapy Association Continuing Competence Approval Program approval for a maximum of 4.0 CCUs.

Course Fee
Registration fee is $25. Registration deadline is August 24, 2017.

Cancellation/Refund Policy
Registrants may request a refund for program fees when the event is canceled for unforeseen issues. Request for refund for other reasons must be submitted more than 7 days prior to an event; later requests will not be refunded. If participants do not attend, they are still responsible for full payment.

Location:

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
2222 Welborn Street
Dallas, TX 75219

Contact:

Lindsay Lintelman

Phone: 469-515-7119

Email: lindsay.lintelman@tsrh.org