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Management of the Shoulder and Elbow


Credit: 24 Hours/2.4 CEU/24 CCU

Length: 2 days

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EIM’s Management of the Shoulder and Elbow course is designed to enhance the participant’s knowledge and skills in the evidence-based management of individuals with shoulder and elbow disorders and dysfunction. This lab-intensive course focuses on clinical reasoning and hands-on skill development necessary to effectively perform a comprehensive shoulder and elbow evaluation with an understanding of how these two joints interact. Participants will learn and receive hands-on practice of evidence-based treatments including joint mobilizations, taping, strength progression and exercises, and orthotic fabrication.


Contact Hours: 24 – 8 online & 16 on-site
CEUs: 2.4 – .8 online & 1.6 on-site
CCUs: 24 – 8 online & 16 on-site

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Course Objectives/Outcomes

  • Locate and discuss appropriate shoulder and elbow anatomy and pathology.
  • Perform a comprehensive shoulder and elbow evaluation to determine the cause of dysfunction.
  • Select appropriate special tests to evaluate the shoulder and elbow complex.
  • Discuss evidence-based treatments for conservative care of a variety of shoulder and elbow injuries.
  • Understand the precautions and evidence-based care of post-operative treatment.
  • Demonstrate splinting and appropriate immobilization and progression of chronic and acute diagnoses from the shoulder to the elbow.



Evidence In Motion is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. By taking an EIM continuing education course designed for OTs/OTAs you may qualify for AOTA CEUs. *The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

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  • Why EIM

    We’re reimagining health care education that takes you to the next next level. With learning that takes place where you are, evidence-based practice, and better outcomes for your patients, our education is transformative. That’s why EIM.

  • The weekend intensive course was a great opportunity to learn and practice mobilization techniques/assessments along with splinting for a variety conditions of the UE. And the faculty were awesome! Course Graduate

  • This course was informative, hands on and interactive and a great way to expand your knowledge on the UE. Course Graduate


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