AAMM MODULE 2023 - Neck and Upper Back Pain Brisbane

ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF NECK & 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 injections in your office

  • Prescribe appropriate exercises and medications

The module comprises:

  • a prereading component of approximately 5 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 assessment

DATE: Saturday 11 March 2023

TIME: 08:30 - 17:00

VENUE: Old Bishopsbourne, St Francis Theological College, Milton, Brisbane

CLOSE OF REGISTRATION: Monday 24 Feb 2023 (to allow adequate time for completion of pre-reading requirements)

MCQ ASSESSMENT DUE DATE: Monday 6 March 2023

TUTORS:

  • A/Prof Michael Yelland – GP & Musculoskeletal Medicine Practitioner, Arana Hill, Brisbane, Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Griffith University       

  • Dr Scott Masters  - Musculoskeletal Medicine Practitioner, Caloundra

  • Dr Geoff Harding – Musculoskeletal Medicine Practitioner, Sandgate, Brisbane

COST:

  • AAMM Members: $640.00

  • Non-Members: $740

  • Registrars/House Officers: $640

  • Refreshers: $490

(NOTE: This module is open to medical practitioners only)

CPD:
Applications have been made to the RACGP and ACRRM for the Educational Activity hours and Performance Review hours spent on this module

QUESTIONS?

Please contact Sheridan at [email protected] for more any questions