Orthopedic disorders of the Upper Extremity

In this course, we bring you assessment and treatment skills for specific problems in the upper extremity. We will focus especially on the shoulder. Evidence based questionnaires and tools for assessment are taught. We will focus on clinical decision making with the outcome of assessment and show you treatment methods with focus on functional training. Serious gaming and virtual reality will be used as tools for treatment.

After following this course you can:
  • You know the most frequent orthopedic disorders of the upper extremity and especially the shoulder;
  • You can select relevant questionnaires for examination of the upper extrimity;
  • You can select relevant assessment tools en perform the assessment;
  • You can conclude your assessment with a clinical diagnosis;
  • You can make a treatment plan with short term and long term goals;
  • You can select your goals in correspondence tot the ICF and place these in a RPS form;
  • You can demonstrate assessment and treatment skills with given case.

Day 1
shoulder x ray150The first day we will focus on assessment. Several orthopedic disorders will pass and we will discuss wich assessment tools are best picked on basis of recent evidence. We will select questionnaires and measurements to be able to come to a clinical diagnosis. We will use clinical reasoning to select short term and long term goals and measurements to assess these. 

Day 2:

The second day we will focus on treatment. We will use the ICF and the RPS form to compose short term and long term goals for example on mobility, strength and functioning in daily life. 

We will send you a study guide with articles and other reading material. You will make a case of one of your patients, film a short video and formulate a clinical question te be answered. 

After concluding the course and the preparation, you will recieve a certificat of THIM, University of Applied Sciences
2 day course

Physiotherapists, Medical doctors or rehabilitation professionals

Study guide with articles, preparation assignments

Professors of THIM, University of Applied Scieces

Max 20

Event Properties

Event Date 01-12-2022
Event End Date 01-12-2024
Capacity 24
Cut off date 01-12-2024
Individual Price €300,00