ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF LOWER LIMB PAIN
A learning module for doctors wanting to boost their skills and confidence with patients suffering from painful lower limb disorders.
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 lower limb investigations.
Make a specific diagnosis leading to effective treatment.
Conditions include osteoarthritis, trochanteric bursitis, tendinopathies
nerve entrapments, plantar fasciitis and many more.
Do joint and bursa injections in your office
Prescribe appropriate exercises and medications
The module comprises a prereading component of ~ 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.
WHEN: Saturday 7th August, 2021 from 8.30 am – 5.00 pm
WHERE: View Hotel, Kingsford Smith Drive & Hunt St, Hamilton, Brisbane
Dr Michael Yelland – GP & Musculoskeletal Medicine Practitioner, Arana Hills
Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Griffith University
Dr Geoff Harding – Musculoskeletal Medicine Practitioner, Sandgate
Dr Scott Masters – GP & Musculoskeletal Medicine Practitioner, Caloundra
Dr Neil Hearnden - GP & Musculoskeletal Medicine Practitioner, Arana Hills
MODULE COST: GP/Specialist - $690; AAMM member- $590; Registrar/House Officer- $490; Med Student/repeat module- $390
This module is an RACGP CPD Accredited Activity (Activity Number: 204942) and has been allocated 40 CPD program points
in the 2020-2022 triennium. This activity is accredited with ACRRM (Activity Number: 23496) and is eligible for
8 Educational Activity Hours and 7 Performance Review Hours.
The lower limb pain module is the fourth 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 and Adelaide, 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.