162038 - Assessment and Management of Low Back Pain

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Face to face
Duration
7.5 hours

This module aims to outline an efficient and careful approach to the assessment and management of patients with lumbar spinal pain seen in a general practice setting. It aims to teach the clinical features that offer the best route to a specific diagnosis including history taking, practice at examination, investigation & clinical reasoning. Several management strategies will be addressed with practical involvement of all.

Relevance to General Practice

Insufficient Space - see 'Needs Assessment 2019' document in attachments.

Learning outcomes
  • Apply a systems based approach to assessment of low back complaints minimise misdiagnosis and unnecessary investigations and to improve management
  • Utilise evidence-informed history taking methods for patients with low back complaints
  • Utilise reliable and valid physical examination tests with patients with back complaints
  • Utilise investigations for low back pain judiciously and interpret the results in light of existing evidence about them.
  • Effectively and appropriately manage patients with low back complaints
  • Type
    Online Learning
    Delivery
    Face to face
    Title
    162038 - Assessment and Management of Low Back Pain
    Speciality Classification
    General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
    Location
    Northern Suburbs
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    7.5 hours
    Start Date
    03-Aug-2019
    CPD Points
    7.5 hours
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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