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Jamie L. Bergner

OTD, OTR/L, CHT, COMT

Jamie L. Bergner has more than 20 years of clinical expertise as an experienced occupational therapist specializing in the care of clients after hand and upper extremity trauma, injury, and surgery. She is a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) and a Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist (COMT) working at a level 1 trauma center for Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. Jamie is passionate about mentoring and teaching, and teaches online graduate courses as an adjunct faculty member for the MSOT program at Cox College in Springfield, Missouri. Continuing her own professional development, she obtained her postprofessional doctorate in occupational therapy with an elective track in academic education from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in 2016. Jamie teaches live continuing education courses nationally with the International Academy of Orthopedic Medicine - US, Hand and Upper Extremity Track. Invested in clinician-led research, Jamie has published in multiple peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Hand Therapy, the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, the American Journal of Occupational Therapy, and OT Practice magazine. Jamie has presented at a local, state, and national level, including at the Tennessee Occupational Therapy Association, the Vanderbilt Hand & Upper Extremity Conference, the Wisconsin Hand Experience, the American Society of Hand Therapists Annual Meeting, and the American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Conference.

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Evaluation and Treatment of Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome

Presented by Jamie L. Bergner, OTD, OTR/L, CHT, COMT

Evaluation and Treatment of Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome

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Video Runtime: 72 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 25 Minutes

Do your patients report numbness and tingling in the ring and small finger or report hand weakness? How do you determine where the nerve compression is coming from? This course will explore the anatomy of the ulnar nerve and discuss the anatomical considerations influencing ulnar nerve compression of the wrist. You will learn skills necessary to differentiate between proximal nerve compression and compression of the ulnar nerve at Guyon's canal through a comprehensive evaluation. Treatment options will be explored, such as custom orthoses, exercise, and manual techniques to improve the nerve's ability to glide.

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Evaluation and Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Presented by Jamie L. Bergner, OTD, OTR/L, CHT, COMT

Evaluation and Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Video Runtime: 81 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 25 Minutes

Do your patients report having numbness and tingling in their hands? This course will explore the anatomy of the carpal canal and the anatomical considerations influencing median nerve compression of the wrist. Unraveling the complexities of nerve compression, you will problem-solve the site of nerve compression that matches your client's clinical presentation. Special tests and differential diagnosis will be explored to rule out proximal impingement, and you will gain new treatment ideas and manual therapy techniques to improve the nerve's ability to glide.

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Wrist Tendinopathy and Tenosynovitis: Evaluation and Treatment

Presented by Jamie L. Bergner, OTD, OTR/L, CHT, COMT

Wrist Tendinopathy and Tenosynovitis: Evaluation and Treatment

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Video Runtime: 77 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 17 Minutes

Have patients with wrist tendinitis? Fine-tune your evaluation skills to differentiate between wrist tendinopathy and tenosynovitis. Identify which soft-tissue conditions may be confused with tendinopathy and how to rule them out to form an accurate treatment diagnosis and an effective treatment plan. Learn hands-on techniques to treat soft-tissue disorders of the wrist that you can use in the clinic today.

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Clinical Examination of the Wrist: A Guide to Classifying Wrist Pain

Presented by Jamie L. Bergner, OTD, OTR/L, CHT, COMT

Clinical Examination of the Wrist: A Guide to Classifying Wrist Pain

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Video Runtime: 81 Minutes; Learning Assessment Time: 39 Minutes

Have you ever been referred a patient with the diagnosis of wrist pain? How do you sort important information from the history and still perform a consistent evaluation that appropriately identifies pertinent injuries all in the constraints of your busy schedule? This course will hone your evaluation skills of the wrist and teach a basic clinical examination that will guide the selection of special tests and palpation.

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