CE Credit Hours: 1.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours
CEU Course Description
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common compressive mono-neuropathy and represents an important cause of functional hand impairment and disability. The goal of this CEU course is to determine the effect of menopausal hormone therapy (HT) in healthy postmenopausal women on CTS risk.
CEU Course Objectives
1. Describe which kind of CTS may benefit from HT prescribed for menopausal symptoms.
2. Identify two receptors present in the transverse carpal ligament and flexor tenosynovium.
3. Provide two markers that are specifically excessively expressed in synovial biopsy tissue from patients with symptomatic CTS.
4. Summarize what is believed to be the reason CTS occurs.
CEU Course Syllabus
Carpal Tunnel Overview
0.2 Contact Hours
Participant Hormone Therapy
0.2 Contact Hours
Results of Hormone Therapies with Carpal Tunnel Symptoms
0.6 Contact Hours
Total = 1 Contact Hour
Instructional level: Intermediate
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Course Date: 2020-01-02
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