A systematic approach for the examination and management of musculoskeletal shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand pain, achievable within the time-limited nature of Primary Care consultations. The course is of a practical nature with hands-on skills and surface marking to reinforce revision. Topics covered on this interactive course include:
Shoulder anatomy revision
Shoulder examination techniques and special tests
Elbow wrist and hand anatomy
Elbow wrist and hand examination techniques and special tests
The course is designed to develop the skills to manage Upper Limb 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.
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
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