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Assessment & management of upper limb pain - Brisbane

When: 8:30am - 5:00pm Saturday, 23rd February 2019

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

Organiser: Australian Association of Musculoskeletal Medicine

Flyer: Upper Limb Module Flyer 2019

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 upper limb investigations. 
  • Make a specific diagnosis leading to effective treatment. Conditions include rotator cuff disorders, osteoarthritis, capsulitis, epicondylalgia, nerve entrapments and tenosynovitis
  •  Do joint and bursa injections in your office
  •  Prescribe appropriate exercises and medications

The module comprises a pre-reading component of 4 to 6 hours with MCQs to check comprehension in preparation for a day-long workshop of interactive tutorials, hands on physical examination and treatment techniques with feedback and case discussions.  

An Allocated 40 Category 1 points (Activity Number 149646) in the RACGP QI & CPD Program. An application has been to ACRRM for 30 PRPD Points for the 2017-2019 Triennium.

Module Cost: GPs- $590; AAMM members- $490; Registrars- $390; Med students & repeaters- $290

The upper limb pain module is the third 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. 

To register contact Kim Ramillon at aamm.cert@gmail.com or phone 0475 091 625




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