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Online Course: Tennis Elbow Assessment

Speciality Classification
Physiotherapists
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
1 - 1.5 hours

Introduction

Lateral elbow pain or "Tennis Elbow" is a common musculoskeletal condition. Clinicians are often challenged by the clinical assessment and subsequent diagnosis of this condition. This course takes you through the pathophysiological model of Tennis Elbow and explores its clinical presentation and the related evidence-based diagnostic tools.

Aims

This course aims to introduce the multifactorial nature of Tennis Elbow, the case presentation often seen in physiotherapy clinics, and the evidence base for evaluation and assessment tools.

Outline

This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  • Video
  • Reading activity
  • Quiz
  • Target audience

    This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

    Practicalities

    Hours of Learning - No deadlines are applied to this course and it can be started and completed in your own time according to your personal schedule. We expect the required elements to take around 1-1.5 hours depending on your schedule and learning style. Additionally there are many optional resources provided and if you choose to review these the course could take longer to complete.
    Types of Activities - Reading Physiopedia pages, journal articles, book chapters. Watching videos. Attempting quizzes. Participating in an international discussion forum.
    Certificates - At the end of the course, when you have completed all of the required elements, you will be able to download a certificate of completion and 1 Physioplus points will be added to your personalised learning dashboard.

    Requirements to complete this course

    In order to complete this course and receive a course completion certificate plus CEUs/CCUs/CPD points you will need to:

  • Respect the Physioplus Community Culture.
  • Log all the required learning activities as complete (represented by the orange icons!).
  • Actively and appropriately participate in the course discussions.
  • Pass a final quiz with a score of 80% or more.
  • Complete a course evaluation form.
  • Learning outcomes

    At the end of this course you will be able to:

    • select at least 7 epidemiology factors related to Tennis Elbow
    • list at least 7 pathophysiological signs of Tennis Elbow
    • identify at least 5 clinical methods to detect central sensitisation in Tennis Elbow
    • describe 4 physical examination techniques specific to Tennis Elbow assessment
    • differentiate the clinical symptoms of Tennis Elbow from other similar conditions
    • compare the use of 2 imaging techniques in the diagnosis of Tennis Elbow
Type
Delivery
Title
Online Course: Tennis Elbow Assessment
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Tennis Elbow
Location
Provider Type
Non Profit Organisation
Duration
1 - 1.5 hours
Price
Free
Price Details
Included with a subscription
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Online
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