4th Annual Andrews Institute Rehabilitation Symposium: Upper Extremity

Presented by Andrews Research & Education Foundation

This Symposium is a two day didactic course focused on evaluation and treatment of specific injuries and conditions affecting the elbow, forearm, wrist and hand.  Topics will include dynamic evaluation techniques, cutting edge treatment advances, and anatomy dissection presentations with specific case studies focusing on these areas.  Anatomy will be reviewed via video dissection.  Strategies for assessment and care will be stressed.  The role of advanced imaging techniques will be explored in determining diagnoses and treatment.  Boney and soft tissue reparative and reconstructive options will be discussed for conditions ranging from acute trauma to degenerative joint disease.  Attendees will have the opportunity to bring specific questions and cases as they participate in expert panel discussions each day.  Advancements and innovations will be presented based on current evidence throughout this 2-day course.

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Reproduce mastery of anatomical knowledge of injuries/conditions of the elbow, forearm, wrist and hand.
  2. Identify and perform appropriate evaluative components for specific elbow, wrist and hand injuries.
  3. Identify an understanding of diagnostic imaging for UE injuries and conditions.
  4. Describe and refine best practice treatment plan for specific injuries based on current evidence-based research.
  5. Apply and evaluate strategies and clinical ideas to improve patient outcomes.

When:  March 2-3, 2018

Cost:  TBA



Andrews Research & Education Foundation
1020 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, Florida 32561
United States

Target Audience:

Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Athletic Trainers, Nurses, Physicians

Education Level:


Instructional Methods:

Didactic Lecture & Ask the Experts Panel Q&A

Learning Outcomes - TBATentative Agenda - TBA

Margaritaville Beach Hotel
165 Fort Pickens Road
Pensacola Beach, FL 32561


Group Id #255943

Room Rates: (Single King or Double Queen Standard Guest Room)

Gulf View Rooms: $199.00 per night, plus 12.88% tax
Sound View Rooms: $199.00 per night, plus 12.88% tax

There are a variety of room types available. All Rooms are “first come, first served” upon booking. Handicap Accessible rooms are available upon request The above rate will be offered to your guests on a rate and space available basis. Rooms in the group block are available for booking from March 1-4, 2018 and can be reserved starting today.

Rooms not booked by January 30, 2018 will be released back into general inventory.
Check In time is suggested at 4:00 PM; Check Out time is 11:00 AM.


Approval is pending for physicians, nurses, occupational therapists, and physical therapists.

Andrews Research & Education Foundation (BOC AP# P10024) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers.

Andrews Research & Education Foundation (AREF) reserves the right to cancel this course due to insufficient enrollment. Students will be notified of cancellations within 20 calendar days of the course start date. If a course is cancelled for any reason, AREF will return any prepaid registration fees. AREF is not responsible for airline penalties related to the cancellation of an AREF course. Please be aware of the airline restrictions regarding nonrefundable airline tickets when purchasing an airline ticket.

If course cancellation is received at least 21 calendar days prior to the scheduled start date of the course a 100% refund will be provided minus credit card, processing, and regonline fees. If the notification is received between 20 calendar days and 5 calendar days of the course start date 50% of the course fee will be refunded minus credit card, processing, and regonline fees; otherwise, if the notification is received within 4 calendar days or less, then no refund is provided. Substitutions (name changes) are accepted at any time prior to the start of the course at no charge.

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