Understanding Distal Radius Fractures - PT17

Understanding Distal Radius Fractures

by Sarah Arnold, MS, OT
PT17
(4.3 / 6093 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Physical Therapy (1.00 Hour(s))

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Summary:

This goal of this continuing education program will be to discuss the causes of distal radius fractures, review relevant wrist anatomy, and describe the healing process of these types of fractures. Therapy after a distal radius fracture can be relatively straightforward or challenging. Conservative and operative treatment options, potential complications, “life after the break,” patient education on fall prevention, and realistic expectations will be addressed.

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education program is to provide therapists with information regarding the epidemiology, relevant anatomy, bony healing process, and complications associated with distal radius fractures so that a successful rehabilitation program can be instituted. After you study the information here, you will be able to:
  • List three risk factors for developing a distal radius fracture
  • Describe appropriate treatments throughout the various stages of bone healing
  • Identify three complications of a distal radius fracture
  • Identify ways of addressing distal radius facture complications
 

 
Approval Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including physical therapists and occupational therapists.
 
Physical Therapists: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.ContinuingEducation.com. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
Relias LLC (formerly OnCourse Learning) is an approved sponsor by the New York State Education Department of CE for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants from 6/11/2019 to 6/10/2022.
 
This activity is provided by the TX Board of PT Examiners Accredited Provider 2202008TX for 02/01/2019 to 02/28/2022 and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE.
 
OnCourse Learning is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California for 4/5/10 to 12/31/18. Relias LLC is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approved reviewer and provider of continuing competency courses for the state of California as of 1/1/2019.
 
Relias LLC (formerly OnCourse Learning) is a licensed physical therapy continuing education sponsor (#216.000290) with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation from October 2018 through September 30, 2020.
 
This course has been approved as meeting the CE requirements for PTs and PTAs by:
 
The FL PT Association (approval no.CE19-518161 for 01/01/19 to 12/31/19). Approval of this course does not necessarily imply the FL PT Association supports the views of the presenter or the sponsors.
 
The OH PT Association (approval no. 19S0565 for 1/23/2019 to 1/23/2020)
 
NJ Board of PT Examiners (approval no. 1801-193 for 2/1/18 to 1/31/20).
 
This course has been approved by:
 
The MD State Board of PT Examiners for 0.1 CEU for 2/13/2015 to 2/13/2019.
 
This course has been approved by the NV State Board of PT Examiners for 0.1 units of continuing education for 07/31/19 to 07/31/21.
 
Other states may accept this course for meeting their CE requirements. Check with your state association or board.

Course Originally Released on: 1/18/2010
Date of Most Recent Review: 11/1/2017
Course Termination/Update Date: 11/1/2020

 

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

For Florida professionals:

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Alan F - Wadsworth, OH  ·  Nov 18, 2019
good review of anatomy and signs/symptoms
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Leeann P - Cullman, AL  ·  Nov 06, 2019
Very good review of wrist fractures for hand therapy.
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Stacey M - Urbandale, IA  ·  Oct 10, 2019
Basic knowledge for physical therapist.
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Caitlin L - Durham, NC  ·  Oct 06, 2019
Good review of distal radius fractures
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Shane B - Georgetown, TX  ·  Sep 26, 2019
good review for distal radius fractures
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