Doctors Demystify Tendons and Muscles for OTs and PTs 2020


Doctors Demystify Tendons and Muscles for OTs and PTs

Saturdays in 2020 in 40+ cities.
Earn 5.0 hours of continuing education credit.
Learn from area surgeons.

Scroll down to see TOPICS, SCHEDULE

Website undergoing refinements. Registration will be open by December 15, 2019

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Learn from area hand surgeons 

Understand upper extremity nerve anatomy, function, common conditions, and treatments

Earn 5.0 hours of CE credit for intermediate and advanced learning

The US$110 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 micro- and macroanatomy of upper extremity muscles and tendons
  2. describe current concepts of muscle physiology and tendon healing.
  3. collect a good history & exam for common upper extremity muscle/tendon conditions.
  4. educate patients regarding their condition and treatments.
  5. participate more effectively in the patients’ care.

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

Course Schedule

  • 8:00      announcements and introduction
  • 8:10      muscle/tendon anatomy
  • 8:20      muscle physiology, mechanics
  • 8:45      tendon biology
  • 9:05      tendon repair, tenolysis
  • 9:35      tendon repair rehabilitation
  • 10:05     questions and answer session
  • 10:30    break
  • 10:45    tenodesis
  • 11:05    tendon grafts
  • 11:25    tendon/muscle transfers
  • 11:45    tendinitis
  • 12:05    muscle conditions
  • 12:20    question and answer session
  • 12:35    quiz, announcements
  • 12:45    adjourn

Cities for 2020 Scroll down to see cities, dates, venues (click on city), local chair and syllabus, which is city-specific and will be accessible here several days before your course. If the syllabus specific for your city is not available, download the one for Los Angeles because the slides will be similar if not identical.

We will post more dates and venues as local hosts finalize their plans.

CITY (click to see venue)   DATE    LOCAL CHAIR 

    • Albuquerque  Deanna Mercer
    • Ann Arbor   Kagan Ozer
    • Atlanta  Clifton Meals  
    • Baltimore  Kenneth Means
    • Boise David Lamey  
    • Boston Philip Blazar
    • Charleston?  
    • Chicago (Maywood) Felicity Fishman     
    • Cleveland November  William H. Seitz  
    • Columbus  Julie Samora   
    • Dallas (see Fort Worth)
    • Denver April 25, 2020  (Englewood)  Kavi Sachar
    • Detroit  (See Ann Arbor) 
    • Forth Worth (Dallas) Tim Niacaris 
    • Grand Rapids  Peter Jebson
    • Hershey Ken Taylor  
    • Houston   
    • Jacksonville  Jennifer Dodson  
    • Kansas City   Bruce Toby    
    • Los Angeles February 1, 2020  Roy Meals  
    • Louisville August 22, 2020  David Tate   
    • Miami   Anne Ouellette  
    • Milwaukee   Curtis Crimmins  
    • Minneapolis  Ryan Karlstad
    • New Orleans   Leslie Sisco-Wise  
    • New York City (see Northern NJ (Hackensack) 
    • Northern New Jersey (Hackensack/NYC)    Virak Tan
    • Oklahoma City  Ghazi Rayan, Tom Lehman 
    • Philadelphia  Ines Lin
    • Phoenix 
    • Pittsburgh   Marshall Balk 
    • Portland (ME) October 24, 2020   (Lewiston) Sacha Matthews
    • Portland OR  Robert Orfaly  
    • Sacramento Robert Slater  
    • Salt Lake City   Angela Wang 
    • San Diego  Matt Meunier 
    • San Francisco October 24, 2020  Igor Immerman  
    • Seattle (Issaquah) March 28, 2020 Todd Guyette  
    • St. Louis  Tiffany Harmon
    • Tampa May 16, 2020    Jason Nydick
    • Vancouver BC   Erin Brown  
    • Winston-Salem  February 29, 2020   John Li

Register now by selecting city/date from the drop-down menu at the top of this page.



Additional information


Denver 4/25/20, Los Angeles 2/1/20, Louisville 8/25/20, Portland (ME) 10/24/20, San Francisco 10/22/20, Seattle (Issaquah) 3/28/20, Tampa 5/16/20, Winston-Salem 2/29/20