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Continuing Education for Rehabilitation Professionals

An Upper Extremity Regime

Lecture Name

An Upper Extremity Regime     $179.70

This lecture is part of the following course:
Therapeutic Exercises


This course presents an occupation-based approach to therapeutic exercises, ranging from basic to intermediate exercises of the shoulder, elbow, and hand exercises, and takes you through a step by step approach to implementing exercises into your clinical setting and carry over to home.Exploring Hand Therapy

This presentation was originally produced by Exploring Hand Therapy.

Continuing education credits

  • This course is acceptable for credit in most states for PTs and PTAs. To see the full list of courses approved for continuing education in your state, visit our courses page and filter for "Physical Therapist" or "Physical Therapist Assistant" and your state of licensure.
  • AOTA: This program is offered for 0.60 CEUs, Intermediate Level:

    • Domain of OT: Client Factors.
    • Occupational Therapy Process: Evaluation and Intervention.

    EDUCATA is an approved provider of continuing education courses by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA or indicate AOTA approval of a certification or other professional recognition.

  • NBCOT 7.5 PDU (Course includes assessment component.)

Note: Post-test must be passed with a score of 80% or more in order to receive certificate of completion.

Contact Hours: 6.00


Difficulty: Intermediate

Goals & Objectives:

At the completion of this lecture, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify at least ten different types of exercises used in rehabilitation.
  2. Define the role of therapeutic exercises within the rehab plan of care.
  3. List specific precautions for using therapeutic exercises.
  4. Demonstrate specific therapeutic exercises for selected joints of the upper extremity.
  5. Identify methods to modify exercises to meet the specific demand of patients.


The professor of this course has NOT endorsed or received any compensation from the manufacturers or distributors of any of the materials discussed in this presentation.

Financial: Mr. LaCour is a full-time hand therapist at Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Specialists in Alexandria, Louisiana. He is also a part-time instructor at the Louisiana State University School of Occupational Therapy. He receives compensation from EDUCATA and Exploring Hand Therapy as the professor of this course.

Nonfinancial: Mr. LaCour has presented continuing education on a variety of topics, including the hand.

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