Wilk PTI Online: Recognition & Treatment of UCL Injuries in Athletes

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1 hour

Quick Overview

Presented by: Kevin Wilk

Kevin Wilk will outline appropriate exercises for rehabilitating patients after UCL surgery.

Description

Dr. Dugas joins Kevin Wilk this month to discuss UCL injuries in athletes. Dr. Dugas is an orthopedic surgeon at the Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Center in Birmingham, AL. He will discuss the biomechanics of the elbow, strategies for examining injured elbows, and surgical interventions. Kevin Wilk will outline appropriate exercises for rehabilitating patients after UCL surgery.

Details

1 hour - BOC
1 CCU - ProCert

Run Time: 1 hour

Attendee: Physical Therapists, PTA's, Students, Athletic Trainers

Required Equipment: Personal Computer, Tablet, or Smartphone with access to Broadband Internet (<1.4 mbps)

Examination: Short quiz. Passing grade of 70% or higher required for certificate

Course Evaluation: Yes

Certificate of Completion: Yes

Workbook/Handout: Yes

Course Approvals/Certifications: 

BOC

BOC Approval: Northeast Seminars is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This program has been approved for (1) hour of Category A continuing education. BOC Approved Provider Home Study Course: #P498

ProCert

ProCert has awarded certification in the amount of 1 Continuing Competence Units (CCUs) to this activity. CCUs are a unit of relative value of an activity based on its evaluation against a rigorous and comprehensive set of standards representing the quality of an activity. The CCU determination is a valuation applying many factors including, but not limited to, duration of the activity. No conclusion should be drawn that CCUs correlate to time (e.g. hours).

Outline

Presentation Agenda

25 min   Presentation by Dr. Dugas
25 min   Exercise programs by Kevin Wilk
10 min   Questions and Answers

Quiz

Course Evaluation

Certificate of Completion

Learning Goals

Upon successful completion of this webinar, the participants will be able to: 

  • Describe how to assess injured elbows for UCL injuries
  • Summarize surgical interventions for injured ulnar collateral ligaments
  • Design an effective and appropriate rehabilitation program based on current clinical and scientific research for UCL injuries following surgery.

Behavioral Objectives

Upon completion, the participant will be able to:

  1. Evaluate medial elbow stability and UCL integrity by incorporating a seated and supine UCL stress in the assessment of the overhead- throwing athlete.
  2. Justify the operative management of a UCL injury in an overhead athlete using 3 rationales described. 
  3. Design a treatment program using a variety of 10 exercises in the rehabilitation of an athlete with a UCL injury.

Details

Dr. Dugas joins Kevin Wilk this month to discuss UCL injuries in athletes. Dr. Dugas is an orthopedic surgeon at the Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, AL. He will discuss the biomechanics of the elbow, strategies for examining injured elbows, and surgical interventions. Kevin Wilk will outline appropriate exercises for rehabilitating patients after UCL surgery.

Additional Information

Instructor(s) Kevin Wilk
Continuing Education State(s) Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin
Platform Webcast, Online