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Digital Seminar

Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes: Office Based Orthopaedic Evaluation


Speaker:
Dennis Rivenburgh, MS, ATC, PA-C, DFAAPA
Duration:
1 Hour 01 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Sep 17, 2022
Product Code:
POS078530
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

In this session, Dennis will review and demonstrate the physical examination that is a central role in orthopedic diagnostics. He will review the necessary inspection, palpation, determining the range of motion of the joint, focused neurologic exam, and any special tests for specific injuries. An overview of radiographic studies, when to order and how to interpret will be included. Treatment approaches, including physical therapy, casting and/or splinting and referral to surgery will be covered.

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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after passing the online post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, and others.

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Speaker

Dennis Rivenburgh, MS, ATC, PA-C, DFAAPA's Profile

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Dennis Rivenburgh, MS, ATC, PA-C, DFAAPA, is a physician assistant who provides medical care to patients in the outpatient setting. Have provided first assist in surgery, with a specialty in orthopedics and sports medicine. Dennis has been a Certified Athletic Trainer for over 30 years. He also serves as an expert witness, both in defense and plaintiff cases.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dennis Rivenburgh has employment relationships with Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, University of Maryland Baltimore, Anne Arundel Community College, and ExpressCare Urgent Care Centers. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dennis Rivenburgh is a distinguished fellow member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, a fellow member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Physician Assistants in Orthopaedic Surgery, and the Academy of Physician Assistants in Legal Medicine.


Additional Info

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


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Objectives

  1. Conduct the key components of the physical examination for the knee, shoulder, elbow, hip and ankle.
  2. Determine when to perform radiographs and what views to order.
  3. Determine when to appropriately refer to the proper specialist.

Outline

  • The orthopedic exam
    • Shoulder - overview, conditions, anatomy, focused history questions
    • Elbow- overview, conditions, anatomy, focused history questions
    • Hip- overview, conditions, anatomy, focused history questions
    • Knee- overview, conditions, anatomy, focused history questions
    • Ankle- overview, conditions, anatomy, focused history questions
  • Radiographic Imaging
    • Indications
    • Which views to order
    • Interpretation
  • Treatment Approaches
    • Physical therapy
    • Immobilization/Casting
    • Surgery

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Physician Assistants

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