Past Courses

2017

September 20, 2017
Update on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Focal Hand Dystonia presented by Nancy N Byl, PT, MPH, PhD, FAPTA, Professor Emeritus
Mills-Peninsula Medical Center, Burlingame, CA
2 CEUs

August 16, 2017
Cupping Techniques for the Upper Extremity presented by Nancy Petty, OTR/L, CHT and Christopher DaPrato, PT, DPT
Peninsula Hand Therapy, Inc, Daly City, CA
2 CEUs

June 14, 2017
Hand Therapy Week Dinner
Inside Rodin’s Hands- Teaching Surgery Through Art and Anatomy presented by Dr. James Chang
Los Altos Courtyard Marriott, Los Altos, CA
2 CEUs

May 17, 2017
Additive Manufactoring/3D Printing and 3D Scanning: A Live Tour and Presentation presented by Brandon H. Boulden
Update on CMC OA Management and Future vision of using 3D Printed Splints for Permanent/Long-term Splints: 3D Printed Thumb MCP/CMC Stabilization Splint Design presented by Qianwei Stella Wang, OTR/L
Hawk Ridge Systems, Santa Clara, CA
2 CEUs

April 7-8, 2017
HTA-CA Annual Conference
Looking through the lenses
Holiday Inn, San Jose, CA
15 CEUs

February 15, 2017
New Trends in Computer-Based Home Exercise and Patient Education Programs by Dr. David Cruz and Eran Tagor
Hand Rehab Associates, Redwood City, CA
2 CEUs

January 18, 2017
Pain Management with Surgery by Catherine Curtin, MD
Chronic Pain Management for the Upper Extremity by Corinne Cooley, PT
Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center, Redwood City, CA
2 CEUs

2016

November 16, 2016
Percutaneous Dupuytren’s Release by Lamont Cardon, MD
Percutaneous Trigger Finger Release by Rebecca Yu, MD
Curb the Tendency Towards CTS, Dupuytren’s, De Quervain’s, Osteoarthritis, and Many Other Hand Related Injuries Through the Feldenkrais Method by Shara Ogin, OTR/L
Samuel Merritt University, Oakland, CA
2 CEUs

October 19, 2016
Carpal Instability: We Have More to Learn by Robin Kamal, MD
Cutaneous Wound Healing by Victor Wong, MD
Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center, Redwood City, CA
2 CEUs

July 20, 2016
Value of Regenerative Medicine in the Treatment of Upper Extremity Soft Tissue Injuries by Brice W. Blatz, MD
Therapist Roundtable Discussion of Value of Regenerative Medicine on lateral Epicondylitis by Karen Henehan, OTR/L, CHT
Hand Rehab Associates, Redwood City, CA
2 CEUs

April 1-2, 2016
HTA-CA Annual Hand Conference
Dorsal Dynamics
San Jose, CA
15 CEUs

March 16, 2016
Prosthetic Rehab Solutions for Partial Hand Amputations by Kerstin Baun, MPH, OTR/L
The Pros and Cons of Hand Surgical Procedures: Which Would You Choose? By Dr. Joseph Schreiber
Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center, Redwood City, CA
2 CEUs

February 17, 2016
Pediatric Brachial Plexus Injury by Samantha Piper, MD
Therapist Intervention by Jennifer Chan, OTR/L, CHT
Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center, Redwood City, CA
2 CEUs

January 20, 2016
Dysfunctions of the Shoulder: Latest in Shoulder Surgeries, What Therapists Should Know by Nathaniel Cohen, MD
Therapeutic Management of Brachial Neuritis – a case study by Alice Jih, OTR/L
Therapeutic Management of CREST Syndrome by Sabrina Pai, OTR/L
Understanding the Snaps and Clunks in the Wrist by Dr. Rosie Sendher
Management of Scapular Dyskinesis: An Update from the recent ASSET Meeting by Saba Kamal, OTR/L, CHT
Hands-on-Care, San Jose, CA
3 CEUs

2015

November 18, 2015
Minimally Invasive and Maximally Informative Care of Creative Hands by Robert Markison, MD, Lori Stotko, OTR, CHT, and Lynn Medoff, PT, MA, MPT
Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center, Redwood City, CA
3 CEUs

September 23, 2015
Wrist Arthroscopy by Garet C. Comer, MD
Ulnar-Sided Wrist Pain by Paige M. Fox, MD
Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center, Redwood City, CA
2 CEUs

June 2, 2015
Hand Therapy Week Dinner Celebration
The Puzzle of the Thumb: Mobility, Stability and Demands of Opposition by Amy L. Ladd MD
Michael’s at Shoreline Restaurant, Mountain View, CA

May 20, 2015
Lend Me A Hand: Soft Tissue Reconstruction of the Upper Extremity by Subhro Sen, MD
Flexor Tendon Protocols: Here and There, What Patients Don’t Tell Their Hand Surgeons by Donna Lashgari, DHSc, OTR/L, CHT
Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center, Redwood City, CA
2 CEUs

April 20, 2015
Understanding the Science of Pain by Sakti Srivastava, MD, MA
Understanding Your Patients with Pain by Sarah Rizvi, PhD
Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Palo Alto, CA
2 CEUs

March 13-14, 2014
HTA-CA Annual Conference
Management of the Traumatic Arm
San Jose Holiday Inn, San Jose, CA
15 CEUs

January 21, 2015
Current Trends in Carpal Tunnel Release and Cubital Tunnel Release by Jared Butler, MD
Upper Body Mechanics and Prevention of RSI from Hands to Neck by Beth Weiss, CHT, OTR/L
Mills Health Center, San Mateo
2 CEUs

2014

November 5, 2014
Cadaver Lab Hand and Upper Extremity by Sakti Srivastava, MBBS, MS
Center for Clinical Sciences Research, Palo Alto, CA
2 CEU

June 4, 2014
Healthy Hands Week
The Legal Journey Changing ASHT-CA to HTA-CA by James B. Little
Trigger Finger Splinting by Donna Lashgari, DOT, MS, OTR/L, CHT, DHSc
Perceived Value of the Student Evaluation of Fieldwork Experience Tool by Donna Breger Stanton, OTD, MA, OTR/L, CHT, FAOTA
Michaels at Shoreline, Mountain View, CA
2 CEUs

May 8, 2014
Inside Rodin’s Hands: Art, Technology, and Surgery
April 23, 2014
Hands on Orthotic Fabrication by Debbie Schwartz, OTD, OTR/L, CHT
Good Samaritan Hospital, Los Gatos, CA
2 CEUs

March 7-8, 2014
HTA CA Annual Conference
All About Nerves
San Jose, CA
15 CEUs

January 15, 2014
Thumb CMC Arthritis: Past, Present, and the Future by Min Jung Park, MD
Common Degenerative Conditions of the Wrist by Roberto Diaz, MD
Stanford Outpatient Medical Center, Redwood City, CA
2 CEUs

2013

November 20, 2013
Microsurgical Management of the Mutilated Hand by Gregory M. Buncke, MD
Integrating Traumatic Osseous and Soft Tissue Reconstruction of the Upper Extremity by Andrew J. Watt, MD
Michael’s Shoreline Restaurant, Mountain View, CA
2 CEUs

September 25, 2013
Best Shoulder Exercises: Current Research Data and Recommendations by Mike Henehan, DO
Hand Rehab Associates, Redwood City, CA
2.5 CEUs

August 21, 2013
Resuming the Athlete to the Court Along with Management of Tennis Elbow/Radial Tunnel by Saba Kamal, OTR/L, CHT
A Patient’s Perspective of Conservative and Surgical Management of Lateral Epicondylitis and Radial Tunnel- Interview with Ann Nuno, OTR/L
Stanford Outpatient Medical Center, Redwood City, CA
2.5 CEUs

June 5, 2013
Hand Therapy Week
Hand Therapy Practices from the International Conference, India 2013, Update on G-codes by Pam Silverman, OTR/L, CHT
Michael’s Shoreline Restaurant, Mountain View, CA
2 CEUs

May 15, 2013
The Ulnar Nerve and Hand Intrinsic Function by Daniel Master, MD
Motoring- Ulnar Nerve Transfers by Justin Kane, MD
Stanford Outpatient Medical Center, Redwood City, CA
2.5 CEUs

April 12-13, 2013
HTA-CA Annual Conference
Keys to the Wrist and Hand
San Jose, CA
14 CEUs

February 20, 2013
Dr. Lorinda Chung: Clinical Features and Treatments for Scleroderma
Dr. James Chang: Surgery for Hand Ischemia
Rachel J. Ho, MSN, FNP: My Journey Within
Panel discussion with patients Stanford Out-Patient Center, Redwood City

January 8, 2013
Communication Skills for Dealing with Difficult Patients by Jill Levitt, MD
Update on Common Hand and Wrist Fractures by Andrew Gutow, MD
Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Palo Alto, CA
2 CEUs

2012

November 28, 2012
Classifying Salter Harris Fracture by Shelby Edwards, PA-C
Upper Extremity Bone Lengthening by Scott Hoffinger, MD
Surgical Management of Thumb Hypoplasia by Chau Tai, MD
Samuel Merritt University, Oakland, CA
2 CEUs

September 25, 2012
Best shoulder exercises: Current research data and recommendations by Mike Henehan, DO
Hand Rehab Associates, Redwood City, CA

June 8, 2012
Healthy Hands Week
The Hand Therapist’s Role in Improving & Maintaining Hand Function
Michael’s at Shoreline Restaurant, Mountain View, CA

May 16, 2012
Hand, Wrist, Thumb, and Finger Taping in an Athletic Setting by Stephen E. Bartlinski, ATC, PTA, CKTP Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center, Redwood City, CA
2 CEUs

April 18, 2012
Upper Extremity Salvage by Paige Fox, MD
Iontophoresis by Jamal S. Yanak
Therapeutic Applications by Leta Jones, PT
Stanford Outpatient Medicine Center, Redwood City, CA
2.5 CEUs

March 10-11, 2012
HTA-CA Annual Conference
Elbow: The Unforgiving Joint
San Jose, CA
15 CEUs

February 15, 2012
Sports Injuries of the Medial Elbow: Anatomy, Diagnosis and Treatment Including differential diagnostic testing and taping by Saba Kamal, OTR/L, CHT
Update on TENS use by Ross Feldman and Susan Clark, OTR/L, CHT
Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center, Redwood City, CA

2011

November 9, 2011
Laser treatments for the Shoulder, Elbow Wrist and Hand, Tendonitis, Wound care by John Bruno, ATC
Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center Redwood City, CA

October 19, 2011
Scapholunate Instability and SLAC wrist, presented by Dr. Rosie Sendher
Carpal and Hand Fractures, presented by Shari Lieberman, MD
Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center, Redwood City, CA

July 30-31, 2011
Biomechanics of the Elbow presented by Shrikant Chinchalkar
Alton San Canyon Kaiser, Irvine, CA

May 18, 2011
Energy Techniques, Taping, RSI by Ling Chen, PHD and Beth Weiss, OTR, CHT
Mills Health Center, San Mateo, CA

April 16, 2011
Wound Care Management Course for Upper Extremity & Hand Injuries
Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, CA

March 26-27, 2011
HTA-CA Annual Conference
A Collaborative Approach to Flexor Tendon Management
San Jose, CA

2010

November 17, 2010
Hooked on Evidence: a Guide to the Shoulder by Bill Seringer, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS
Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center, Redwood City, CA
3 CEUs

October 16, 2010
Spider Tech for Upper Extremity by Karen Roitz, DC, CCSP, CSTI
Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center, San Jose , CA

September 15, 2010
Medical Treatment for Contractures & Spasticity by Sures Mahawar, MD
Orthopedic Aspects for Splinting the Neurologic Upper Extremity by Margaret Phillips, MS, OTR/L, CHT, FAOTA
Los Gatos, CA

July 17, 2010
Cadaver Lab
Basic anatomy of upper extremity, pathology, nerve glides by Pam Silverman, OTR/L, CHT, Ginny Gibson, OTR/L, CHT Fred Feuchter, MD
Surgeries performed by Dr. Desai and Dr. Ho
Samuel Merritt College, Oakland, CA

June 11, 2010
Hand Therapy Week
Advances in Treatment of Dupuytren’s Contracture by Vincent Hentz, MD
The latest in Flexor Tendon Repair by Leonard Gordon, MD
Hand Surgeon’s Perspective in treating UE injuries by Gordon Brody, MD
Hand Therapy in Foreign Countries by Pam Silverman, OTR/L, CHT
Michael’s Restaurant, Mountain View, CA

May 19, 2010
Brachial Plexus: the good, the bad and the ugly: Interactive discussion on therapy techniques by Raj Maheshwari, MD
Stanford Medicine Outpatient Clinic, Redwood City, CA

April 21, 2010
Shoulder Instabilities by Ellie Laroque, MD
Shoulder Injury Treatment by Steven J. Pavlet, PT, MS, OCS
Hand Therapy of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
3 CEUs

March 27-28, 2010
Biomechanics of the Wrist and forearm by Shrikant Chinchalkar, OTR, CHT
Irvine, CA

March 17, 2010
Replantation, flaps, toe to hand

February 25, 2010
Reimbursement changes by Saba Kamal

February 17, 2010
Pediatric Focus

January 23, 2010
Biomechanics of the Wrist and Forearm by Shrikant Chinchalkar, OTR, CHT

2009

December 9, 2009
Issues in Flexor Tendon Repair by Leonard Gordon, MD and Pam Silverman, OTR/L, CHT

November 18, 2009
RA of Wrist and Hand Surgical Management by Subhro Sen, MD
Graston Technique by Debbie Iwasaki, Splints by Judy Sarina and Colleen Abbott
Stanford Outpatient Medical Center, Redwood City, CA
2.5 CEUs

October 21, 2009
EMG Studies and Acupuncture by Alan Kimmelman, MD, Lisa Yee, OTR/L, CHT, Susan Cupples, OTR/L, CHT

September 16, 2009
Thumb Mechanics Part II: Linking Anatomy and Treatment of CMC Osteoarthritis by Judy C. Colditz, OT/L, CHT, FAOTA

September 4, 2009
Wine & Cheese hors d’oeuvre party by ASHT-CA by Empi and Sammons Preston

September 3-5, 2009
ASSH /ASHT Combined Meeting

August 19, 2009
Thumb Mechanics Part I: Linking Anatomy and Treatment of CMC Osteoarthritis by Judy C. Colditz, OT/L, CHT, FAOTA

July 15, 2009
Ergonomics and Hand Injuries by Nancy Lowe MPT, CHT, CAE and Chris Zdenek

May 20, 2009
Elbow Instability and Tumors of the wrist and hand by Lisa Lattanza, MD and Mohana Amirtharajah, MD

April 15, 2009
Fibromyalgia and CRPS by Sean Mackey, MD
CRPS by Catherine Curtin, MD

March 18, 2009
Tendon Transfers by Thomas Hoffman, MD
Tendon Questions by Lamont Cardon, MD

March 7-8, 2009
Soft Tissue and Joint Mobilization, Posture Correction, Oscillation, by Ken Lam, PT

February 18, 2009
Wrist Exam and Arthroscopy by Jeffery Yao, MD and Andrew Ho, MD

January 24-25, 2009
Elbow Mechanics by Shrikant Chinchalkar, OTR, CHT

2008

December 17, 2008
Splinting Workshop
Synergistic splint for flexor tendon injuries zone II by Saba Kamal OTR/l, CHT
CMC splint research project by Pam Silverman, OTR/L, CHT
Fabrication of the CMC splint by Judy Ivan, OTR/L

November 19, 2008
Trigger Points: Treatment Techniques by Leta Jones, PT, CHT

September 17, 2008
Thoracic Outlet syndrome by Peter Edgelow, OT, PT
Scleroderma Management by Cathy Noble, OTR/L, CHT

October 15, 2008
Shoulder Injuries, Dr. Bradford Kraetzer, MD
Light Therapy by Dave Latimer, Dynatronics

June 11, 2008
Hand Therapy Week
Digital Extensor Mechanism by John Eggleston, MD
Syndrome of Extensor Quadrigia by Shrikanth Chinchalkar, OTR, CHT

April 16, 2008
RSI of wrist and elbow by William Moore, MD
Distal Radial Fractures by David Nelson, MD
Hand Splint Fabrication Sponsored by Sammons Preston

March 19, 2008
Soft Tissue Reconstruction by Eva Timek, MD
Nail Injuries by Albi Qeli, MD
Laser Therapy by Matt Mettler

February 20, 2008
Radiology Relevance to Upper Extremity Surgery by Eric Kagel, MD

January 23, 2008
Shoulder Injuries and Management by John Kao, MD
Natalie Barr Lecture by Donna Breger Stanton, OTR/L, CHT

2007

November 28, 2007
New Surgeries for the Hand by James Chang, MD
Pearls: Tips and Tricks for the Hand Clinic by Saba Kamal, OTR/L, CHT and Monina Copuaco, OTR/L, CHT

October 17, 2007
Carpal Instability by Jeffrey Yao, MD

September 19, 2007
Elbow Management in Athletes by Kao,MD
Iontophoresis by Bob Arnold

August 18, 2007
Manual Therapy, Upper Trunks by Ann Porretto-Looehrke, PT, CHT, COMT
Surgical Management of the Shoulder by Deborah Faryniarz, MD

June 13, 2007
Nerve Injuries. Update on Tetraplegia Project: India by Vincent Rod Hentz, MD and Shakti Shrivastava, MD

May 16, 2007
Wound Care and Nutrition Lab by Cinda Miller, MP and Diane Gibbs MS, RD

April 18, 2007
Problem Solving with Splinting by Saba Kamal, OTR/L, CHT

March 21, 2007
Anatomy of the Shoulder, arm and hand by Lori Stoko and Beth Weiss, OTR/L, CHT

February 21, 2007
Management of the Arthritic Hand: A Surgical Perspective by Eric Kagel, MD

January 17, 2007
Grafts and Flaps by Gregory Buncke, MD and Nancy Chee, OTR/L, CHT

2006

November 1, 2006
Splinting Workshop by Saba Kamal, OTR, CHT

October 18, 2006
Ergonomics by Steve Meagher

September 27, 2006
Shoulder Injuries & Management by Samir Sharma, MD

July 19, 2006
Wrist Instabilities and Neuropathy by Raymond Tse, MD

June 10, 2006
PIP Joint Injuries by Srikanth Chinchalkar, OTR, CHT

May 17, 2006
Wrist and NCV studies by Bradford Burr Kraetzer, MD and Karen Chinn, PT

April 19, 2006
Pain Management by Mark Sontag, MD

March 22, 2006
Sagital Band Injuries by Rebeca Yu, MD and Lamont Cardon, MD

February 27, 2006
Hand Fractures and Dislocations, by Eric Kagel and Saba Kamal, OTR, CHT

January 25, 2006
Nerve Injuries and Management by Vincent Hentz, MD