What you'll learn

  • Identify and analyze fracture patterns and ligament injuries about the hand and wrist. 

  • Integrate data on complex injuries about the hand and wrist, in day to day patient care; identify, investigate, execute timely treatment, start early rehabilitation to maximize outcomes. 

  • Recognize methods of nerve repair and coverage for recalcitrant or acute injuries / compression of the median and radial sensory nerves.

  • Summarize surgical techniques and pearls utilized by experts, that may be translated into everyday practice by attendees. 

Course description

This activity is designed for orthopaedic surgeons, plastic surgeons, general surgeons, fellows, research fellows, residents, and medical students with an interest in hand and upper extremity surgery, particularly those that are involved in teaching, research, and writing. This course offers interactive learning formats that include debates, Q&A, case presentations, didactic lectures and group discussions. Participants will benefit from immediate feedback on where concepts and practices fit within the best evidence and standard approaches.

This accredited course is offered by Mass General Hospital. This course is targeted to Specialty Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Hand Therapists, Primary Care Physicians and Physician Assistants . Contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu with questions. 


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