Arthrogryposis

Management of the Upper Extremity in Arthrogryposis

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California, a leading provider of pediatric orthopaedic care, invites occupational therapists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other health care professionals who assess and treat children with arthrogryposis to Arthrogryposis of the Upper Extremity. The seminar will take place at the Northern California Shriners Hospital, conveniently located just minutes from downtown Sacramento.

Arthrogryposis Seminar Presenters

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Time: 8 a..m. to 3:30 p.m.
Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California,  2425 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95817
Free parking is available in the Shriners Hospital garage.

Registration

The $85 registration fee includes all continuing education credits, presentations, conference materials, continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments. Please visit this webpage to register. Space is limited. Please register by October 24.

Register Online

Click here to register.

Questions

For further information, please contact the Staff Development Office at (916) 453-2041 or via email at ncal.education@shrinenet.org

Presenters and Topics

Presentations and discussions will be facilitated by medical staff and occupational therapists at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California. Presenters include noted hand surgeon Michelle James, M.D., chief of orthopaedics, Claire Manske, M.D., pediatric orthopaedic hand surgeon, Katie Cantrill, MOT, OTR/L, CHT.,   and Pauline Ng, MOT, OTR/L, CHT.

Topics covered:

  • Arthrogryposis etiology, early diagnosis and medical management in the first 2 years
  • Elements of a comprehensive OT evaluation and considerations for treatment in infancy
  • Surgery during childhood – surgical indications, surgical tech and therapy needs post-op
  • Considerations during later childhood and adolescence
  • Maximizing function with adaptive techniques and equipment

After completing this course, practitioners will be able to:

1.       Identify diagnostic characteristics of Arthrogryposis
2.       Outline criticalelements of an OT evaluation during infancy
3.       Explain indications for UE surgery for Arthrogryposis and recommended post-op therapy care
4.       Outline 3 reasons to use splints with Arthrogryposis
5.       Describe 3 adaptive techniques used to increase function with Arthrogryposis

 

Continuing Education Credit

Board of Registered Nursing
Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 04148, for 5.75 contact hours.

Physical Therapists
Shriners Hospitals for Children Northern California is approved as a Recognized Continuing Competency Approving Agency, by the Physical Therapy Board
of California. This course is approved for 5.75 continuing education units.

Directions

Just minutes from downtown Sacramento, Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California is located adjacent to the University of California, Davis Medical Center in the heart of a growing medical community. Situated on the corner of X Street and Stockton Boulevard, it is easily accessible by freeway. The Shriners Hospital in Sacramento is approximately 90 miles from San Francisco, 120 miles from Reno, and 165 miles from Fresno.

Parking

Visitor parking is available in the parking garage adjacent to the hospital. When you arrive, the hospital security staff may ask you the reason for your visit.

Automated driving directions in English and Spanish are available by phone.
916-453-2208

From Auburn-Reno

  1. Take I-80 west to Sacramento
  2. Exit to Capital City Freeway (former Business 80)
  3. Exit Hwy 50 east Placerville/South Lake Tahoe
  4. Exit 34th Street
  5. Left turn onto 34th Street to T Street
  6. Right turn onto T Street to Stockton Boulevard
  7. Right turn onto Stockton Boulevard to hospital, on left at X Street

From Stockton-Fresno

  1. Take Hwy 99 north to Sacramento
  2. Exit on Broadway
  3. Right turn onto Broadway to Stockton Boulevard
  4. Left turn onto Stockton Boulevard to hospital

From Placerville

  1. Take Hwy 50 west to Sacramento
  2. Exit on Stockton Boulevard
  3. Left turn onto Stockton Boulevard to hospital

From San Francisco – West Sacramento

  1. Take I-80 east to Sacramento
  2. Follow South Lake Tahoe/Placerville sign for Hwy 50, staying in right lane
  3. Exit on 34th Street
  4. Left turn onto 34th Street to T Street
  5. Right turn onto T Street to Stockton Boulevard
  6. Right turn onto Stockton Boulevard to the hospital

From Redding-Woodland

  1. Take I-5 south to Sacramento
  2. Follow South Lake Tahoe/Placerville sign for Hwy 50, staying in right lane
  3. Exit 34th Street to T Street
  4. Right turn onto T Street to Stockton Boulevard
  5. Right turn onto Stockton Boulevard to the hospital

From Los Angeles

  1. Take I-5 north to Sacramento
  2. Exit South Lake Tahoe/Placerville, Hwy 50, staying in right lane
  3. Exit 34th Street
  4. Left turn onto 34th Street to T Street
  5. Right turn onto T Street to Stockton Boulevard
  6. Right turn on Stockton Boulevard to hospital


Lodging

Please find below a list of available lodging and hotels near Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California.

Courtyard by Marriott  
(916) 455-6800
4422 Y Street, Sacramento, CA                                                                                                                     

Med Park Inn & Suites
(916) 455-4000
2356 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA                                   

Ramada Inn  
(916) 371- 2100
1250 Halyard Dr., West Sacramento, CA

Days Inn & Suites  
(916) 363-3344
3240 Mather Field. Rancho Cordova, CA   

Shriners Hospitals for Children is devoted to transforming the lives of children through excellence in treatment, teaching and research. Located at 2425 Stockton Boulevard in Sacramento, Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California provides care to children with orthopaedic conditions, spinal cord injuries, burns, cleft lip, scars from any cause and other complex surgical needs. There are no barriers to care as admission is based on age and diagnosis. Care is provided regardless of the family’s ability to pay. For further information call (916) 453-2000 or go visit here.

 

Patient Referral

916-453-2191
916-453-2111 (Emergency Referral)
916-453-2395 (fax)
referrals.ncal@shrinenet.org

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