ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF LOW BACK PAIN

A learning module for doctors wanting to boost their skills and confidence in managing low back pain.

Learn how to:

  • Sharpen your diagnostic skills with more focused history taking

  • Refine your physical examination skills and understand your findings

  • Target and interpret lumbar spinal investigations

  • Make a specific diagnosis leading to effective treatment

  • Perform basic manual therapy and trigger point injections in your office

  • Prescribe appropriate exercises and medications

This module is the first of four modules leading to the award of the ‘Certificate in Musculoskeletal Medicine’.

The course has been run by the AAMM for 3 years and has been highly rated by participants.

Each module comprises a pre-reading component of ~ 6 hours in preparation for a 1 day interactive workshop

with small group tutorials, hands on physical examination & treatment techniques and case discussions.

The 4 modules are (i) low back pain (ii) neck and upper back pain (iii) upper limb pain and (iv) lower limb pain.

Modules can be taken independently. All 4 modules must be successfully completed to receive the certificate.

WHEN: Saturday 18th September 2021, 8.30 am – 5.00 pm

WHERE: College House, 15 Gover St, North Adelaide SA 5006

TUTORS:

Dr Ramona Chryssidis – Musculoskeletal Medicine Practitioner, Adelaide

Dr Jennie Wright – GP & Musculoskeletal Medicine Practitioner, Adelaide

MODULE COST: GP/Specialist - $690; AAMM member- $590; Registrar/House Officer- $490; Med Student/repeat module- $390

CONTACT: Carmela at [email protected] for bookings.

This module has interim approval as a CPD Accredited Activity (Activity Number 186163) - allocated 40 CPD program points in the 2020-2022 triennium. This activity is awaiting accredition with ACRRM.