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From the Operating Theatre - A Surgeon's Perspective on Rehabilitation

Dr Richard von Bormann & Dr Steve Carter

Venue: Online - Zoom

Times: 19h00-20h00

Number of CUE's: 2 CEUs

Cost of Series: R200.00

Part 1: The Knee Date: 2021-05-04
Part 2: The Wrist and Hand Date: 2021-05-11

About this course

In this webinar series, orthopaedic surgeons provide insight into the key factors of surgery in their respective regions, and how these factors influence post-operative rehabilitation.

They will also outline their requirements for rehabilitation as the surgeon, and what functional focuses they would like from their rehabilitation practitioners post-operatively.

Gain insight into the rehabilitation priorities from the surgeon’s perspective.

 

Session - Part 1: The Knee

Part 2: The Wrist and Hand


Part 1: The Knee

  • Key factors that physiotherapists should keep in mind post knee surgery
  • Priorities for lower limb rehab from the surgeon's perspective
  • Priorities for regaining knee function from the surgeon's perspective
  • Precautions with rehabilitation post knee surgery

Part 2: The Wrist and Hand

  • Key factors that physiotherapists should keep in mind post wrist and hand surgery
  • Priorities for wrist and hand rehab from the surgeon's perspective
  • Priorities for regaining wrist and hand function from the surgeon's perspective
  • Precautions with rehabilitation post wrist and hand surgery


What you can get out of this course:

  • Insight on priorities of post-operative rehab for different regions from the surgeon’s perspective
  • Insight into important precautions that physios should be aware of post-operatively
  • Important views from surgeons on the process of regaining function after joint surgery
  • Important requirements for rehabilitation post-operatively from the surgeon’s perspective
  • An insight into what surgeon’s are looking for when referring to physiotherapists for post-operative rehabilitation