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Examination of a 30-Year-Old with Anterior Knee Pain course for GPs

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
RCGP, NHS

This session uses a video clip to demonstrate how to carry out a focused, problem-based physical examination on a patient presenting with knee pain in primary care.

This session was reviewed by Khyati Bakhai and last updated in July 2018.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Describe an appropriate physical examination of a patient presenting with anterior knee pain
  • Perform a problem-based targeted examination to help make a diagnosis
  • Explain to the patient the reasons for your examination and obtain informed consent
  • Conduct an examination in a patient-centred way and explain the process and your findings
  • Be able to relate findings to the patient to explain the possible cause of the pain

Knee pain is a symptom commonly presented to general practitioners (GPs). This session concentrates on anterior knee pain, a clinical syndrome most commonly seen in adolescents and young adults, usually active sports people.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should:

  • Complete the introductory session to this module: Introduction to Physical Examination (400-0001)
  • Be working or training in a general practice context
Instructors / Speakers
Peter Godfrey,
GP trainer

Dr Peter Godfrey MSc FRCGP DRCOG has been a GP in inner-city Bristol for 25 years. He has a long standing interest in medical education and in helping GPs develop.

He is a GP trainer, an appraiser, a GP mentor and an examiner for MRCGP.

Delivery
Title
Examination of a 30-Year-Old with Anterior Knee Pain course for GPs
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Hip & Knee, Pain management
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
4.00_02
Access Duration (in months)
12
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