Comprehensive Hand Review Course
Experienced faculty will deliver a comprehensive review and current concepts on common topics encountered in board examinations, the certificate of added qualification in hand surgery certification examination, and resident in-training examinations. The course is ideal for residents, fellows and hand therapists who wish to increase depth of knowledge in hand surgery as well as surgeons in practice seeking a knowledge update or revision in preparing for qualifying examinations.
Objectives: Following this course, the participant will be able to:
- Discuss non-operative and operative treatment approaches for various commonly encountered disorders of the hand and wrist.
- Practice with an enhanced understanding of the indications for surgical treatment, the post-operative rehabilitation, expected outcomes, and potential complications of the most common bone, joint, nerve, and soft tissue disorders involving the hand and wrist.
- Explain the etiology, clinical presentation, physical examination findings, and diagnostic imaging features of various common disorders of the hand and wrist.
- Recognize various uncommon and/or unusual clinical conditions of the hand and wrist including; tumors, infections, and congenital differences.
- Compare different treatment methods to avoid complications and improve patient outcomes
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