13th Annual MacHANd Half Day of Evaluation and Management of the Upper Extremity


Start 25 November, 2020, 8 30 AM

End 12 40 PM


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Contact Info

Shawn Locke, CHSE Coordinator

Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 21098

E-Mail: lockes1@mcmaster.ca

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Chiropractors, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Family Physicians, Occupational Therapists, Physician Assistants, Physiatrists, Physiotherapists, Radiologists, Sports Medicine Physicians, Residents, Students, and all other Health Professions interested in upper extremity disorders.


At the end of this learning activity, the participants will be able to:

  • Identify evidence-based, virtual biopsychosocial interventions for patients with upper extremity conditions and mental health symptoms
  • Acquire an understanding of virtual delivery of hand therapy during COVID-19
  • Apply new knowledge on the interdisciplinary approach to pain management (acute to chronic)
  • Recognize the risk factors for opioid dependency
  • Describe how to assess the upper extremity during a virtual physical examination

Program Topics:  interdisciplinary approach to pain management, virtual care for hand and upper extremity disorders.

The McMaster University Hand, Arm, Nerve (MacHANd) Group
 is an interdisciplinary team promoting excellence in education, clinical service, and research for hand and upper limb injuries, diseases, and disorders.


*HST# 11903 5988 RT0001 

Health Professionals:  $75 +HST

Trainees/Students/Residents: $30 +HST


McMaster University, Continuing Health Sciences Education Program (CHSE) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide CFPC Mainpro+ and RCPSC Maintenance of Certification (MOC) study credits for Continuing Medical Education.

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the McMaster University Continuing Health Sciences Program for up to 3.25 Mainpro+ credits.

This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and approved by McMaster University, Continuing Health Sciences Education Program for up to 3.25 MOC Section 1 hours.

Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn. org/go/internationalcme.

Each attendee should only claim the hours they attended.

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