DVD: Assessment of the Lumbar Spine

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4 hours

Quick Overview

Presented by: David Magee

This seminar will inform the participants of a systematic way to assess the lumbar spine.

Details

Run Time: 4 hours

Attendee: Physical Therapists, PTA's, Students, Athletic Trainers

Required Equipment: Personal Computer, Tablet, or Smartphone with access to Broadband Internet (<1.4 mbps)

Examination: Two (2) 20-question module Quizzes. Passing grade of 70% or higher on each required for certificate

Course Evaluation: Yes

Certificate of Completion: Yes

Workbook/Handout: Yes

Course Approvals/Certifications: 

  • BOC Approval: Northeast Seminars is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This program has been approved for (4) hours of Category A continuing education. BOC Approved Provider Home Study Course: #P498

Description

This seminar will inform the participants of a systematic way to assess the lumbar spine. The importance of obtaining a complete patient history will be stressed and illustrated by a case study. Special tests, neurological examinations, and joint play will be reviewed. Differential diagnosis of several problems of the lumbar spine will also be discussed.

Outline

Disc 1

Unit 01: Introduction
Unit 02: Assessment History - Part I
Unit 03: Assessment History - Part II
Unit 04: Assessment - Types of Pain
Unit 05: Assessment - Pain Mechanisms
Unit 06: Examination
Unit 07: Patient Assessment Instability - Part I

Disc 2

Unit 08: Patient Assessment Instability - Part II
Unit 09: Patient Assessment Instability - Part III

Unit 10: Active Movement of the Spine - Part I

Unit 11: Active Movement of the Spine - Part II
Unit 12: Assessment Tests
Unit 13: Patient Assessment Muscle Imbalance Part I
Unit 14: Patient Assessment Muscle Imbalance Part II

Disc 3

Unit 15: Functional Tests and Special Tests
Unit 16: Special Tests
Unit 17: Patient Assessment Herniated Disc Part I
Unit 18: Patient Assessment Herniated Disc Part II
Unit 19: Patient Assessment Herniated Disc Part III
Unit 20: Examination Wrap-Up



Final Test

Certificate of Completion

Course Evaluation

Learning Goals

Upon completion of this class, you should be able to:

  • Define the principles of assessment
  • Obtain a good patient history
  • Describe the examination of the spine
  • Differentially diagnose problems of the lumbar spine

Details

This seminar will inform the participants of a systematic way to assess the lumbar spine. The importance of obtaining a complete patient history will be stressed and illustrated by a case study. Special tests, neurological examinations, and joint play will be reviewed. Differential diagnosis of several problems of the lumbar spine will also be discussed.

Additional Information

Instructor(s) David Magee
Platform DVD