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Doctors Demystify the Aging Boomers


Doctors Demystify the Aging Boomers, Implications for Hand Therapists

Saturdays in 2018 in 40+ cities.
Earn 5.0 hours of continuing education credit.
Learn from area surgeons.

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Product Description

Understand the aging Boomers mentally and physically

Learn from hand surgeons

Earn 5.0 hours of CE credit for intermediate and advanced learning


The US$99 registration fee includes mid-morning refreshments and color e-syllabus for download to computer or printer.

Course Objectives      At the completion of the course the registrant will be able to

  1. describe the characteristics and demographics of the baby boomers
  2. describe in general the natural effects of aging on the various organ systems
  3. describe in detail the age-related musculoskeletal tissues’ responses to injury
  4. describe age-adjusted modifications in hand therapy protocols for effective rehabilitation
  5. educate elderly patients and their families about common conditions/treatments affected by advancing age

Content Focus: Professional issues: education; OT process: evaluation, intervention

Course Schedule

  • 8:00   Announcements and introduction
  • 8:10   Boomer characteristics and demographics
  • 8:25  Physiology of aging: heart, lungs, CNS
  • 8:40  Effects of aging on muscle
  • 8:55  Comorbidities of aging
  • 9:10  Social issues
  • 9:25  Bone: altered healing and common conditions
  • 9:40   Skin: altered healing and common conditions
  • 9:55   Questions/ans
  • 11:00 Blood vessels: altered healing and common conditions
  • 11:15 Cartilage/joints: altered healing and common conditions
  • 11:30 Fascia: altered healing and common conditions
  • 11:45 Tips for home therapy program compliance
  • 12:00 Can the aging process be slowed?
  • 12:15  Questions/answers/panel discussion
  • 12:35 15 Quiz, announcements
  • 12:45 Adjourn



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Additional Information


, Los Angeles 1/20/18, Louisville 9/22/18, Minneapolis/Woodbury 4/28/18, Portland OR 3/3/18, Sacramento 9/29/18, San Francisco 6/2/18, Seattle/Issaquah 3/24/18, Stony Brook 10/20/18, Winston-Salem 2/17/18,