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.
Jane Fedorczyk, PT, PhD, CHT
Virginia O'Brien, OTD, OTR/L, CHT
Ryan Kendrick, BPhty, Mphty, MDTI
Kim Waterbury, OTR, CHT
Jennifer Young, OTR, CHT
Judi McElfresh Jendro, OTR, CHT
Christina Ward, MD
Cherrie Heinrich, MD
Jeff Husband, MD
FRIDAY – November 9, 2018
7:00 a.m. – Registration and Hot Breakfast
7:45 a.m. – Welcome!
Keynote Address: “The Future of Hand Care”
Session 1: Hand and Upper Extremity Trauma
Surgical Management of Complex Hand Trauma
Algorithm for Multisystem Trauma – Keep Calm and Carry On
Trauma Case Study
Session 2: Wounds, Flaps, Grafts and Scars
Surgical Management of Wounds, Flaps, Grafts and Scars
Hand Therapist Management of Wounds, Flaps, Grafts and Scars
Lunch Panel Discussion – Creating the Future of Hand Therapy
Nicole Hasson, MA, OTR/L, CHT
Session 3: CMC Osteoarthritis
Hand OA: Applying Evidence-Informed Practice
Practical Intervention for Hand OA: Applying Evidence Informed Intervention for Thumbs and Fingers
Session 4: Tendinopathy and Postural Correction
Tendinopathy of the Upper Extremity: Histopathology and Evidence Informed Practice
Taping for Upper Extremity Tendinopathy and Postural Correction
5:30 p.m. – Social and Networking Reception with Faculty and Vendors (pre-registration required)
SATURDAY – November 10, 2018
7:15 a.m. – Continental Breakfast and Welcome
Session 5: Panel of Pearls
Erin Mack, OTR/L, CHT
Session 6: Concurrent Sessions
Examination for Upper Quarter Neurogenic Pain
Upper Extremity Dissection and Surgical Demonstrations
1:15 p.m. – Evaluations, Certificates, Adjourn
Register today, space is limited!
Registration is $450 ($525 after 9/30/18)
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 is pending approval by the American Medical Association for 13.0 contact hours.
Friday, November 9th
3900 American Blvd W
Bloomington, MN 55437
Saturday, November 10th
TRIA Orthopaedic Center
8100 Northland Dr.
Bloomington, MN 55431
A block of rooms have been reserved for November 8-11. The special room rate of $114 per night will be available until October 10th, 2018 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. To reserve a room, please click here.