OT & CHT Courses: Foundations in Dry Needling for Upper Extremity Orthopedic Rehab $0.00

OT & CHT Courses: Foundations in Dry Needling for Upper Extremity Orthopedic Rehab

OT & CHT Courses: Foundations in Dry Needling for Upper Extremity Orthopedic Rehab
Description

In this 25-hour lab-based course, the clinician will learn a diagnosis-focused approach to dry needling the upper extremity. The clinician will learn fundamental skills necessary for safe and proper needle insertion and removal, as well as effective strategies to manage commonly encountered pathologies in the upper extremity. Common pathologies encountered in an outpatient setting will be discussed. Safety considerations are emphasized. Current science and research will be presented, along with a vast amount of clinical experience and pearls, allowing immediate application of dry needling into the clinicians’ professional practice. The use of cupping and intramuscular electrical stimulation will also be discussed, demonstrated and practiced in class.



Course Locations:


October 25-27, 2019 | Okmulgee, OK



Upon Course completion, the clinician will:


● Adhere to safe needling techniques, including universal precautions and blood borne pathogen education per the CDC and/or OSHA given a specific case study.


● Integrate surface anatomy palpation and layered anatomy application for safety considerations when inserting a dry needle into a patient given a specific case study.


● List contraindications and precautions for dry needling, cupping and intramuscular electrical stimulation application.


● Master application of dry needling techniques for common upper extremity pathologies given a specific case study.


● Master application of intramuscular electrical stimulation for the common upper extremity pathologies given a specific case study.


● Master application of three different cupping techniques based on desired physiological or clinical outcome in the upper extremity given a specific case study.


● Given a specific case study, correctly integrate dry needling, intramuscular electrical stimulation and cupping into the overall treatment program.


● Pass a written and practical exam.



Prerequisites:


● The CHT or OT credential is mandatory OR


● Other medical licensing per below OR


● Structure & Function’s Foundations in Dry Needling for Orthopedic Rehab and Sport Performance


● Healthcare practitioners outside the CHT and OT are referred to the Foundations in Dry Needling for Orthopedic Rehab and Sport Performance



Required Readings and Course Supplies:


For course specific requirements, please see the course website



Website for additional information or to register:


https://structureandfunction.net/courses/browse/ot-cht/

Instructor names:


For course specific instructors, please see the course website.


Professionals who may take this course include:


● Occupational therapists

● Physical Therapists possessing the CHT credential

● Medical Doctors with an upper extremity focused practice*

● Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine with an upper extremity focused practice*

● Physician Assistants with an upper extremity focused practice*

● Registered Nurses with an upper extremity focused practice*

● Nurse Practitioners with an upper extremity focused practice*

● If you do not see your health care profession listed, or practice outside of the United States, please contact info@structureandfunction.net directly for more information