5/13/20 Musculoskeletal and Nerve Injuries in Pregnancy and Postpartum: A Case-Based Discussion

$ 40.00

May 13, 2020
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm CST

The registration for this webinar will close at 12:00 pm (cst) on May 13, 2020.

Description:  This webinar will review musculoskeletal injuries commonly seen in pregnancy and postpartum. Utilizing a case-based format, we will discuss a differential diagnosis of pelvic and low back pain in pregnancy. We will also discuss cases of musculoskeletal and nervous system injuries that can occur during labor and delivery and in the early postpartum period. 

Instructor:  Sarah Hwang, MD, Director of Women’s Health Rehabilitation, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
Audience:  Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Nurses


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

Generate a differential diagnosis for pelvic and low back pain during pregnancy
Discuss musculoskeletal injuries that can occur during labor and delivery
Explain musculoskeletal and nerve injuries seen in the postpartum period

Continuing Education Credits

Occupational Therapy
The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This intermediate level program awards occupational therapists 0.10 CEUs or 1 contact hour. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Category 1: Domain of OT – Client Factors

Physical Therapy

The Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1 Contact Hour has approved this course. Approval #216-000069

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. This course has been approved by the New York Physical Therapy Board for 1 Contact Hour


Financial: Receives a salary from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Non-Financial: No non-financial disclosures at this time


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