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ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF LOW BACK PAIN

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Hamilton, Brisbane
Delivery
Face to face
Duration
1 day

A learning module for doctors wanting to boost their skills and confidence with patients disabled with low back pain - and the first of four modules for the Certificate in Musculoskeletal Medicine

Learn how to: 

  • Sharpen your diagnostic skills with more focused history taking 
  • Refine your physical examination skills and make sense of your findings 
  • Target and interpret lumbar spinal investigations. 
  • Make a specific diagnosis leading to effective treatment 
  • Do basic manual therapy and trigger point injections in your office 
  • Prescribe appropriate exercises and medications

The module comprises a prereading component of ~ 6 hours in preparation for a day-long workshop of interactive tutorials, hands on physical examination and treatment techniques with feedback and case discussions. COVID-safe social distancing will be practiced and mask and gloves worn in hands-on segments.

WHEN? Saturday 14 November, 2020, 8.30 am – 5.00 pm

WHERE? View Hotel, Kingsford Smith Drive & Hunt St, Hamilton, Brisbane

TUTORS:  Dr Michael Yelland – GP & Musculoskeletal Medicine Practitioner, Brisbane - Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Griffith University, Dr Geoff Harding – Musculoskeletal Medicine Practitioner, Brisbane Dr Neil Hearnden - GP & Musculoskeletal Medicine Practitioner, Brisbane Dr Tore Eivers – GP & Musculoskeletal Medicine Practitioner, Redlands Dr Scott Masters – GP & Musculoskeletal Medicine Practitioner, Caloundra

MODULE COST:  GPs & Specialists- $640; AAMM members- $540; Registrars - $440; Medical Students and repeat modules- $340

This module is an RACGP CPD Accredited Activity (Activity Number 186163) and has been allocated 40 CPD program points in the 2020 to 2022 triennium. This activity is accredited with ACRRM (Activity Number 19007) and is eligible for 8 Educational Activity Hours and 7 Performance Review Hours.

The low back pain module is the first of four modules being offered by the Australian Association of Musculoskeletal Medicine leading to the award of the ‘Certificate in Musculoskeletal Medicine’. This is the fourth cycle of modules held in Brisbane, the first three being highly rated by participants. These modules cover the assessment and management of pain in the (i) low back, (ii) neck and upper back, (iii) upper limbs and (iv) lower limbs. Any of the modules can be taken independently but all four modules must be successfully completed to be awarded the certificate.

Type
Delivery
Title
ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF LOW BACK PAIN
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Musculoskeletal medicine
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
1 day
Start Date
14-Nov-2020
CPD Points
40
Price
640.00
Price Details
GPs & Specialists- $640; AAMM members- $540; Registrars - $440; Medical Students and repeat modules- $340
Location
Hamilton, Brisbane
Venue
View Hotel
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Price: $640.00GPs & Specialists- $640; AAMM members- $540; Registrars - $440; Medical Students and repeat modules- $340
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