Participants in the TRIA Hand Therapy Conference will have the opportunity to hear expert physician and therapist speakers discuss the upper extremity biomechanics of motion. Didactic education, hands-on, and interactive learning opportunities are included with valuable tools for your hand therapy practice.
This conference is intended for hand therapists (occupational and/or physical therapists) with intermediate to advanced experience in treating hand and upper extremity conditions.
Deb Bohn, MD
Nancy Callinan, MA, OTR/L, CHT
Shrikant Chinchalkar, MThO, BScOT, OTR, CHT
Amanda Higgins, BSC.OT, OT Reg(NB)
Ryan Kendrick, BPhty, MPhtySt, MDTI
Tricia Kloeckl, OTR/L, CHT
Julie Liebelt, PT, CHT
Amy Nelson, OTR/L, CHT
Kim Waterbury, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Terri Weaver, OTR/L
Mark Wilczynski, MD
Jennifer Wozniczka, MD
Friday, November 10th, 2017
07:00 - Registration, Continental Breakfast, Vendors
07:30 - Welcome
07:45 - Keynote
Topic: Biomechanical Failures of the Forearm... And How to Fix Them
Speaker: Deb Bohn, MD
08:30 - Session 1: Finger Flexion
Topic: Flexor Tendon Biomechanics
Speaker: Shrikant Chinchalkar, MThO, BScOT, OTR, CHT
09:45 - Break & Vendors
10:00 - Session 1 Continued
Topics: Flexor Tendon Repair; True Active Motion After Flexor Tendon Repair
Speakers: Mark Wilczynski, MD; Amanda Higgins, BSC.OT, OT Reg(NB)
11:45 - Vendors
12:15 - Lunch
12:45 - Session 2: Finger Extension
Topics: Extensor Tendon Biomechanics; Extensor Tendon Injuries
Speaker: Shrikant Chinchalkar, MThO, BScOT, OTR, CHT; Jennifer Wozniczka, MD
14:30 - Session 3: Biomechanical Deformity of the Hand
Topics: Secondary Deformities of the Hand; Relative Motion Orthoses for Tendon Injuries and Deformities of the Hand
Speaker: Shrikant Chinchalkar, MThO, BScOT, OTR, CHT; Tricia Kloeckl, OTR/L, CHT
16:15 - Break & Vendors
16:30 - Session 4: Relative Motion Orthoses Lab
Topic: Relative Motion Orthoses Lab
Speakers: Nancy Callinan, MA, OTR/L, CHT; Tricia Kloeckl, OTR/L, CHT
17:45 - Conclusion & Social Reception with Vendors and Faculty
Saturday, November 11th, 2017
07:15 - Registration and Continental Breakfast
07:30 - Welcome
07:45 - Session 5: Panel of Pearls
peakers: Julie Liebelt, PT, CHT; Terri Weaver, OTR/L, CHT; Amy Nelson, OTR/L, CHT
08:45 - Session 6: Interactive Lab Experiences (Dynamic Taping Lab, The Manchester orthosis, & Upper Extremity Dissection/Surgical Demonstrations)
Speakers: Shrikant Chinchalkar, MThO, BScOT, OTR, CHT; Amanda Higgins, BSC.OT, OT Reg(NB); Ryan Kendrick, BPhy, MPhtySt, MDTI; Kim Waterbury, MS, OTR/L; Mark Wilczynski, MD; Jennifer Wozniczka, MD
13:00 - Evaluations, Certificates, Adjourn
Register today, space is limited!
Registration is $450 ($525 after 9/30/17)
Your registration fee includes the course syllabus, all lab fees, refreshment breaks, breakfast and lunch on Friday, and breakfast on Saturday. The social reception on Friday evening is also included with pre-registration.
This course has been approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association for 12.5 Contact Hours/1.25 AOTA CEUs. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
This course has been approved by the Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy for 12.5 Category 1 continuing education credits.
Friday, November 10th
3900 American Blvd W
Bloomington, MN 55437
Saturday, November 11th
TRIA Orthopaedic Center
8100 Northland Dr.
Bloomington, MN 55431
A block of rooms have been reserved for November 9-12. The special room rate of $105 per night will be available until October 10th, 2017 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. To reserve a room, please click here.