The aim of this workshop is to outline an efficient and careful approach to the assessment and management of patients with painful musculoskeletal lower back conditions seen in general practice. By the end of this activity, participants will be able to:
Outline clinical reasoning skills utilised in the diagnosis of lower back complaints.
Apply a systematic approach to the management and rehabilitation of a person with chronic back pain.
Evaluate appropriate imaging investigations for patients when warranted.
Identifying significant barriers to rehabilitation and how to work with the person to achieve a safe, sustainable return to work.
Please note: This education session will follow SAPMEA’s social distancing measures. See our COVID-19 announcement page for full information.
Saturday, May 29
8:30am - 2.00pm
Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (SA Branch) ANMF - 191 Torrens Rd, Ridleyton
Dr Bridget Sawyer Sports and General Medicine, Mrs Julianne Flower RTWSA, Tim Bass Spinal Physiotherapist and Dr James Economos Occupational Physician.
Pending CPD Accredited Activity with RACGP and ACRRM.
No cost to attend - $30 Refundable deposit is required.
Whilst this session is free of charge, non-attendance will incur a $30 cancellation fee.
Full day catering provided