A systematic approach for the examination and management of musculoskeletal Lower Limb Pain which is achievable within the time-limited nature of Primary Care consultations. Topics covered on this interactive course include:
Knee Anatomy revision and surface marking
Acute onset knee pain
Insidious onset knee pain
Knee examination techniques and special tests
Management of knee problems
Ankle and foot anatomy and surface marking
Foot and ankle conditions
Ankle and foot examination techniques and special tests
Management of foot and ankle problems
The course is designed to develop the skills to manage Knee, Leg, Foot and Ankle pain of a musculoskeletal cause so that participants are able to:
Within a time limited consultation:
Take a concise and relevant history
Conduct a quick and slick examination
Make an appropriate diagnosis and/or treatment plan.
Deliver appropriate primary care management within one (or over a series of) 10 minute consultation(s) AND/OR make a timely onward referral to other agencies.
Who is the course for?
The course is aimed at Primary Care clinicians including, but not limited to GPVTs, AiTs, First5 and returners to practice. It will serve as a concise revision for more experienced clinicians.
Centre for Professional Development, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT
Is this course accredited?
£150.00 per person
Fee includes lunch and refreshments throughout the day
How to apply
For further information, please contact David Oram or Kirstie McAra in the Centre for Professional Development
Tel: +44 (0)121 414 8606 / 8607
Register for this course using a credit/debit card at our online shop