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TSHT 23 Annual Educational Conference
AT&T EXECUTIVE EDUCATION & CONFERENCE CENTER
1900 University Ave
Austin, TX 78705
(512) 404-1900

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Saturday, April 28, 2018, 8:00 AM to Sunday, April 29, 2018, 1:00 PM CST
Category: Statewide

 

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

 

Texas Society for Hand Therapy

 

23rd Annual Conference

 

Hand Therapy for All Ages

 

April 28 – 29, 2018

Two Days April 28-29, 2018

 

Hand Therapy for All Ages

Saturday April 28th

Extensor Tendon *Julianne Howell MS,PT, CHT (Keynote Speaker )

  1. RM Extension (ICAM) historical review, rationale, current literature support, 2018 update RME program
  2. RM Flexion for acute & chronic boutonniere and Zone 3 ET repair rationale, literature support, RMF programs
  3. Application of RME and RMF Concepts: case studies and clinical decision making.

It’s Not Just a Small Hand: Treating Common Pediatric Upper Extremity Conditions and Injuries. Hilton Gottzchaulk MD

Orthotic Considerations in The Pediatric Patient. - Karen Ayala MS,OTR/CHT

Common Upper Extremity Injuries in the Youth Athlete: Recovery and Return to Sports. - Kevin McHorse PT,SCS,cert MTD

Updates in Legislation and Reimbursement. - Bubba Klosterman OTR


SUNDAY APRIL 29th (1/2 Day)

Small Joint Injuries and Fractures: Managing Stiffness. - Robert Foster MD

Considerations in Clinical Decision Making.  - Sharon Guebert OTR

Innovations in Hand Therapy and Treatment Perils. - Debbie Fisher MS, OTR/CHT

Current concepts in Wound Care and Dressings. - Dianne Merwarth, PT, CWS


Hands-on Workshops: Two hands on workshops will be offered on Sunday and will run concurrent with the main lectures. Space is limited and is offered on a first come first serve basis. You may register for “one” of these workshops at the time of your registration (space permitting).

Session 1

Julianne Howell – instructor (42 max).  A hands on workshop: Clinical decision making (case studies) and fabrication of RME & RMF orthoses 1.5 hour time block (TBD)

Session 2

Nicole Austin MS,PT, CHT – instructor (30 max). Digit orthoses: mallet, boutonniere, swan neck; final flexion orthosis (hand-based mobilization). 1.5 hours time block (TBD)

 


 

 

Event Location


AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

Austin, TX, 78705

Hotel Reservations:

Toll Free: 877-744-8822

Local Phone: 512-404-3600

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Apply for POSTER ABSTRACT admission at our website www.tsht.org
(click the Conference tab and then Poster Presentations).
It is a simple application form to fill in in order to submit a poster of your
latest discovery, charity work, idea or research. 
There is monetary prize for the Best Scientific Poster and the Best Educational Poster!! 

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Deadline is February 10, 2018.


Never submitted before? If you would like someone to bounce ideas for submission off of, please send us an email at [email protected] Just say hello and we will get back to you ASAP to help out!

 

http://www.texassocietyforhandtherapy.org/annual-conference/2018-annual-conference/2018-conference-sign-up/

 

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