Deepen your understanding of hand and wrist disorders while you clinically and surgically treat patients.
Our wrist and hand rotation will provide you with in-depth knowledge about the pathophysiology of conditions including:
You can expect to develop your ability to take patient histories and keep accurate documentation. Our training ensures that you will be prepared to conduct physical examinations with careful attention to:
While gaining experience in the emergency room, you’ll become familiar with:
You will see patients with a range of conditions and injuries, giving you the opportunity to acquaint yourself with open hand injuries such as tip amputation, extensor tendon injuries and nail bed injuries.
Additionally, we’ll train you to accomplish blocks of the median, ulnar and radial nerves and digital blocks.
We’ll instruct you in tendon and vascular evaluation during physical examinations. Our training will prepare you to articulate common approaches used in wrist and hand surgery and apply these approaches while treating shoulder and elbow disorders.
You’ll develop skills to treat patients in areas including:
Our faculty will guide you through approaches for the forearm, wrist and hand. You’ll learn:
The patients you see may have:
You’ll spend most of your time gaining experience at one of our main training sites: