Acute Hand and Wrist Injuries

Return to Musculoskeletal and Sports sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.


Learning Objectives

1. Demonstrate familiarity with the anatomy of the wrist and hand through use of a case-based approach.
2. Incorporate evidence-based, systematic approach to evaluation.
3. Interpret the symptoms and signs for common wrist and hand complaints as presented through a case-based approach; tendinopathy, distal radial fracture, scaphoid fracture, scapholunate ligament injury, mallet finger, jersey finger, common extensor hood injury.
4. Select and/or conduct appropriate imaging tests for wrist and hand injuries.
5. Describe when it is appropriate to refer patients for subspecialty care.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/04/2014
Course expires: 
03/03/2017

Richard Figler, MD, CAQSM, Staff Physician; Associate Sports Medicine Fellowship Director; Team Physician, John Carroll University; Team Physician, Solon High School; Cleveland Sports Health Orthopedic and Rheumatology Institute, Cleveland, Ohio

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/04/2014
Course expires: 
03/03/2017
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