Physical Therapy: Fractures and Surgical Fixation

16.00
Online
About the Course

Learning Objectives


  • Summarize the structure of the bone and discuss the basic types of fractures and their classifications.
  • Discuss the contribution of Maurice Müller and the importance of the AO Foundation within the history of orthopedics.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the stages of the healing process, and identify complications and factors that may adversely affect the healing process.
  • Discuss the various operative and non-operative fixation techniques employed by doctors; explain the advantages, disadvantages and considerations of each technique.
  • List the specific rehabilitation considerations, describe physical and occupational therapy interventions used and summarize a basic plan of care for postsurgical fracture management.
  • Explain the various phases of orthopedic protocols for physical therapists and the goals and indications of each.


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Physical Therapy: Fractures and Surgical Fixation

16.00
About the Course

Learning Objectives


  • Summarize the structure of the bone and discuss the basic types of fractures and their classifications.
  • Discuss the contribution of Maurice Müller and the importance of the AO Foundation within the history of orthopedics.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the stages of the healing process, and identify complications and factors that may adversely affect the healing process.
  • Discuss the various operative and non-operative fixation techniques employed by doctors; explain the advantages, disadvantages and considerations of each technique.
  • List the specific rehabilitation considerations, describe physical and occupational therapy interventions used and summarize a basic plan of care for postsurgical fracture management.
  • Explain the various phases of orthopedic protocols for physical therapists and the goals and indications of each.