Shoulder lesions are common in the general population and in athletes. There are numerous tests, maneuvers, and special assessments that you can utilize to make an accurate diagnosis. This presentation will compare and contrast various shoulder tests useful in diagnosing shoulder pathologies.
Run Time: 1 hour
Attendee: Physical Therapists, PTA's, Students, Athletic Trainers
Required Equipment: Personal Computer, Tablet, or Smartphone with access to Broadband Internet (<1.4 mbps)
Examination: 4 questions. Passing grade of 70% or higher required for certificate
Course Evaluation: Yes
Certificate of Completion: Yes
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 (1) hours of Category A continuing education. BOC Approved Provider Home Study Course: #P498
ProCert has awarded certification in the amount of 1 Continuing Competence Units (CCUs) to this activity. CCUs are a unit of relative value of an activity based on its evaluation against a rigorous and comprehensive set of standards representing the quality of an activity. The CCU determination is a valuation applying many factors including, but not limited to, duration of the activity. No conclusion should be drawn that CCUs correlate to time (e.g. hours).
Certificate of Completion
- Identify tests for diagnosing shoulder pathologies
- Compare and contrast the efficacy and validity of various shoulder tests
- Design an effective protocol of tests, maneuvers, and special assessments to use in identifying shoulder pathologies
- Integrate the information presented in this course and demonstrate problem-solving skills.
Upon completion, the participant will be able to
- Justify the relevance of the Scapular Assistance test when evaluating a patient with Subacromial Impingement syndrome.
- Defend the importance of scapular stabilization when measuring IR in a patient with motion loss in the glenohumeral joint.
- Integrate 3 tests in the evaluation of a patient with a suspected SLAP lesion that have shown to have high specificity and sensitivity.
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