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ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF NECK & UPPER BACK PAIN

  • : Manly QLD 4179

A learning module for doctors wanting to boost their skills and confidence with patients disabled with neck and upper back pain - and the second 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 cervical and thoracic 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 4 to 6 hours in preparation for a day-long workshop of interactive tutorials, hands on physical examination and treatment techniques with feedback, case discussions and mini-lectures.

• a brief multiple-choice question test.

 

TUTORS:

Dr Michael Yelland – GP & Musculoskeletal Medicine Practitioner, Brisbane

Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Griffith University

Dr Paul Cleary – Lecturer, School of Medicine, University of Queensland

Dr Geoff Harding – Musculoskeletal Medicine Practitioner, Brisbane

Dr Bruce Jones - Musculoskeletal Medicine Practitioner, Brisbane

Dr Ramona Chryssidis - Musculoskeletal Medicine Practitioner, Adelaide

Dr Jennie Wright – GP & Musculoskeletal Medicine Practitioner, Adelaide

 

The neck and upper back pain module is the second of four modules being offered by the Australian Association of Musculoskeletal Medicine leading to the award of the ‘Certificate in Musculoskeletal Medicine’. These modules offered in a repeating annual cycle in Brisbane, cover the assessment and management of pain and disability in the (i) low back, (ii) neck and upper back, (iii) upper limbs and (iv) lower limbs. The modules can be taken independently and in any order, but all four modules must be successfully completed to be awarded the certificate.


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Type
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Title
ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF NECK & UPPER BACK PAIN
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Musculoskeletal medicine, Pain management
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
8.5 hours
Start Date
16-Nov-2019
CPD
40 Category 1 points in the RACGP QI & CPD Program and for 30 PRPD Points for ACRRM for the 2017-2019 Triennium
Price
590.00
Price Details
GPs - $590; AAMM members - $490; Registrars - $390
Location
Manly QLD 4179
Venue
General Practice Training Queensland, 1/32 Billabong St, Stafford, Brisbane
Contact Phone
0475 091 625
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