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MEND Course: Innovative Approach to the Lumbar Spine
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13001 E 17th Place
Aurora, CO 80045
Saturday, October 20, 2018, 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM MST
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Innovative Management of the Lumbar Spine:
Maximizing Outcomes in Fewer Visits

When: Saturday, October 20 from 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Where: University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, 13001 E 17th Pl, Aurora, CO 80045

Kristin Carpenter, PT, DPT, OCS, FAAOMPT

Course Description: This 1-day, case-based course is designed to improve your effectiveness in the clinic managing patients with low back pain. Participants will learn the most up to date evidence regarding differential diagnosis, examination, and intervention techniques. Majority of course time and emphasis will be placed on lab sessions to improve efficiency and outcomes in the clinic on Monday. Participants will learn unique and effective manual therapy and exercise interventions for the lower quarter based on sound clinical reasoning through case based learning and pattern recognition. 

Course Objectives:

  • Report best practice evidence based evaluation and treatment techniques during case study discussions and lab sessions.
  • Perform differential diagnosis of low back symptoms during lab sessions and case studies.
  • Describe and accurately perform clinical lower quarter special tests with known diagnostic utility during lab sessions.
  • Given the most current evidence, design a treatment plan and perform interventions for patients with low back pain during lab sessions and case studies.
  • Perform manual therapy and exercise interventions based on case presentations during lab sessions.

Cost: PTs: $200; SPTs: $100

This course offers 8 CEUs.

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