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Comprehensive Evaluation Management and Treatment of Shoulder Dysfunction

Comprehensive Evaluation, Management and Treatment of the Shoulder

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This course will focus on the importance of identifying key anatomical structures and the specific evaluation of shoulder pain and dysfunction.  We will look at the different causes of shoulder pain, pain referred to and from the shoulder and how to manage these cases when they present to you in the office or clinic.  This seminar will consist of lecture, practical hands-on labs, and video demonstration of patients with actual shoulder dysfunction.  During the afternoon session, we will encourage questions and comments regarding the management of the presented cases. You will leave this course with practical information that can be applied on your first day back to work!

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This course will focus on the importance of identifying key anatomical structures and the specific evaluation of shoulder pain and dysfunction.  We will look at the different causes of shoulder pain, pain referred to and from the shoulder and how to manage these cases when they present to you in the office or clinic.  This seminar will consist of lecture, practical hands-on labs, and video demonstration of patients with actual shoulder dysfunction. During the afternoon session, we will encourage questions and comments regarding the management of the presented cases.

Objectives:
  • Review functional anatomy of the shoulder
  • Identify frequently used special tests
  • Review the causes of shoulder dysfunction
  • Discuss the importance of differential diagnosis
  • Provide insight into early intervention for acute shoulder injuries
  • Identify “Red Flags” when evaluating shoulder pain
  • Improve hands-on clinical exam skills
Credits

The American Medical Association designates this educational activity for up to 6.5 hours each day of Category 1 AMA/PRA CME credits. Providers should claim credit for the hours actually attended.

Northern Light Health A.R. Gould is accredited by the Maine Medical Association’s Committee on Continuing Medical Education and Accreditation as a sponsor of continuing medical education of Allopathic Physicians.

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Paul Marquis P.T.                                                            Dr. Stephen Thompson

Target Audience

Physicians, Physician  Assistants, Family Nurse Practitioners, Physical Therapists and Assistants, Occupational Therapists and Assistants and Athletic Trainers.

 

Additional Information

Date & Location

Oct 22, 2020 – Bangor, ME

Agenda

7:30 – 8:00 Registration

8:00 – 8:15 Introduction and Symposium Overview

8:15 – 9:30 Functional Anatomy Review of the Shoulder Complex

9:30- 10:20 Lab-Shoulder Evaluation: Subjective Questions, Palpation and Special Tests

10:20 – 10:30 Break

10:30 – 11:00 Differentiating Between Rotator Cuff Impingement vs. Rotator Cuff Tears

11:00 – 11:15 Red Flags and Unusual Shoulder Diagnoses

11:15 – 12:00 Shoulder Instability Discussion

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch (On your own)

1:00 – 1:45 Surgical Treatment of Rotator Cuff Tears (Dr. Stephen Thompson)

1:45-2:15 Cervical Spine Dysfunction and Shoulder Pain: Find the Cause

2:15-2:45 Diagnosis and Management of Adhesive Capsulitis

2:45-3:30 Lab (Hands-on)
1. Demo exercise and treatment techniques
2. Perform Special Tests
3. Cervical Spine Clearing Tests
4. Patient videos and Q&A

3:30 Course concludes

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