There are over 100 different described physical examination tests for the shoulder. There is confusion in the literature and among practitioners as to the exact nomenclature and technique for commonly performed tests. Many of these test have been shown to be of poor statistical value, yet their use persists. This course will begin with a review of the origins and techniques of commonly performed tests followed be a review of all pertinent published literature pertaining to the statistical accuracy, and relevance of the tests. This will be followed by a demonstration of an efficient sequence and algorithm incorporating all necessary tests to complete a thorough and comprehensive examination of the shoulder.
|Contact Hours: 1||
Video Course Format: Video
|Instructional Level: Intermediate||BOC Level of Difficulty: Essential|
|State||Discipline||Approval Status||Provider Code||Expiration Date|
|Florida||ATC/LAT||BOC Approved - Evidence Based Practice||P3633||2019-12-31|
- MRI Findings
- Identify Risk
- Shoulder Exam
- The Problem
- The Plan
- Likelihood Ratios
- Shoulder Disorders and Test
- AC Joint
- Critical Appraisal of Evidence
- Complete Examination
- Shoulder Exam Sequence
Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional on the use of evidence based tests in the comprehensive examination of the shoulder.
- Describe the history and proper indications for the most commonly used shoulder exam tests
- Explain basic statistical terms to describe the validity of physical exam tests
- Demonstrate the proper technique for performing should exam tests
- Perform a complete and reproducible evidence-based should exam
Criteria for Completion:
A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
"Seminar-On-Demand" course are streamed on your web browser if the online version if purchased. Our SODs are optimized for the most current versions of Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. A current version of Adobe Flashplayer is also required when viewing on a desktop or laptop computer. All SOD courses are mobile ready.
Contact Hours: 1 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, and Certified Athletic Trainer
Instructional Level: Intermediate
BOC Level of Difficulty: Essential
Financial- Steve Jordan is a Physician Partner with Andrews Institute and receives a salary. He receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service