Peripheral Nerve Injuries: Considerations and Classification in Clinical Practice

Description: Peripheral nerve injuries often present with complex clinical presentations. As such, the assessment and management of these heterogenous conditions presents a significant clinical challenge. This webinar will describe recent advances in the understanding of peripheral nerve injuries and present a clinical framework to better understand the heterogeneity of these conditions.

Learner Outcomes: Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to: 

  • Identify the clinical classifications of peripheral nerve injuries
  • Describe appropriate clinical tests and assessments to identify peripheral nerve involvement in a variety of clinical scenarios
  • Apply the identified clinical classifications to various patient presentation examples

Annina Schmid, PhD, MMACP, MCSP, Associate Professor, The University of Oxford and
Joel Fundaun, DPT, OCS, Researcher, Nuffield Neuromusculoskeletal Health and Science Lab, The University of Oxford

Audience:  Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists and Physical Therapist Assistants

Note: You will have 3 months from the date of purchase to complete and review the course material. You will receive a reminder email 2 weeks before the expiration date.

Continuing Education Credits

Occupational Therapists:

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Course approval ID# 05131. This distance learning interactive webinar is offered at .15 CEUs [intermediate, OT service delivery/ Foundational Knowledge]. AOTA does not endorse specific course content, products, or clinical procedures.

Physical Therapists:
This online course has been approved by the Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1.5 Contact Hours. 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 1.5 Contact Hours.

The following states require continuing education units or contact hours with no state specific approval: CT, IA, and WA


Course Directors and Planning Committee Members:
Julie Lenkiewicz, MS, CCC-SLP                                 Has nothing to disclose.
Melissa Kolski, PT, OCS, Dip MDT                            Has nothing to disclose.
Leslie Marriott, OT                                                    Has nothing to disclose.
Pamela Pfeifer, MS, RN, NPD-BC                              Has nothing to disclose.

Speakers, Moderators and Panelists’ Disclosure Information:
Annina Schmid, PhD, MMACP, MCSP                       Has nothing to disclose.
Joel Fundaun, DPT, OCS                                            Has nothing to disclose. 

Technology Requirements: To participate, you will need access to a device with an Internet connection. Computers, laptops, iOS and Android devices are supported.
High-speed broadband Internet access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended.

Additional requirements include:

  • Web browser: latest stable version of Chrome, Firefox, or Safari
  • JavaScript and Cookies enabled
  • Speaker and microphone, or headset with microphone, or phone to listen to webinar facilitators
  • Do NOT use Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge as they are not supported.

      Cancellation Policy: To request a cancellation of an on-demand webinar, please provide written notice by email or by phone within 24 hours of placing your order and we will refund you the full course fee. If you cannot give notice within 24 hours, a credit towards a future course of equal value would apply.


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