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January 2019 East District Meeting
Pain Consultants of East Tennessee
1128 E Weisgarber Rd
Knoxville, TN 37909
Thursday, January 17, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
Category: District Meeting

East Tennessee District Monthly Meeting
Thursday, January 17, 2019
6:30 P.M. to 8:00 P.M

Pain Consultants of East Tennessee
1128 E. Weisgarber Rd
Knoxville TN, 37909


Presenter: Michelle Carr, OTR/L
Michelle Carr graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in 1994 with her bachelors of science in Occupational Therapy. There she served as president of her class and a delegate to the American Occupational Therapy Association. She graduated with honors and presented with the Nancy D. Prendergast award for the most contribution to the profession by a student. Michelle completed both a speciality fieldwork in pediatrics and in hand therapy. Following graduation she worked under a CHT for 5 years in Augusta, GA while also practicing part time in pediatrics. Eventually she practiced full time in pediatrics at Pediatrics Inc. in the outpatient and school system setting in Augusta, GA. She continued practicing in the school system setting in Georgia and Tennessee while raising her children and has recently transitioned back into the hand therapy setting. Michelle is physical agent modality certified and currently working towards sitting for the CHT exam. She is currently working part time for Orthotennessee Therapy as a hand therapist.

Topic: “CMC arthroplasty and splinting”

Course objectives, at the end of this course participants will:
1. Discuss the CMC joint reconstruction and the most common procedures used
2. Describe the CMC post operation splinting and rehabilitation protocol          

 

FREE for TNOTA Members
$15 for non-members                           


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