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Assessment and management of neck and upper back pain

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 approximately 6 hours in preparation for a day-long workshop of interactive tutorials, hands on physical examination and treatment techniques with feedback and case discussions.
  • a multiple-choice question test

Tutors

  • Dr Michael Yelland – GP & Musculoskeletal Medicine Practitioner, Brisbane
  • Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Griffith University
  • 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.


Sat
16
Nov

When
8:30am - 5:00pm,
Saturday 16th November 2019

Where
General Practice Training Queensland, 1/32 Billabong St, Stafford, Brisbane

Organiser
Australian Association of Musculoskeletal Medicine

CPD Points Available?
Yes

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