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Home  >  Board Review Courses  >  Musculoskeletal Medicine for Primary Care Providers 2019
CME : 6.75
Course Brochure

Musculoskeletal Medicine for Primary Care Providers is organized by Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) and will be held on Sep 14, 2019 at Tilghman Auditorium, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America.

Target Audience:
Primary Care Physicians, Community Physicians, Family Practitioners, Nurses, Physical and Occupational Therapists.

Accreditation:
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Overview​:
The goal of this course is to educate primary care providers to enhance basic skills and competencies in evaluation and management of common ambulatory musculoskeletal (MSK) complaints. In this course, our approach is multi-disciplinary and comprehensive, with speakers from rheumatology, orthopedics, spine, sports medicine, physical and occupational therapy. Hence, we aim to bring together expertise from different fields of MSK medicine to focus on 1) what is new in this field, 2) how to improve patient care and clinical outcomes and 3) how to enhance provider skills and confidence.

Objectives:
After attending this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:
• Differentiate inflammatory from non-inflammatory joint and back complaints.
• Design key diagnostic workup of MSK conditions including need for rheumatology, orthopedics, or sports medicine referral
• Describe basic principles of treatment with disease modifying agents in inflammatory arthritis.
• Describe basic principles of using injections and bracing in management of osteoarthritis.
• Define basic principles in the diagnosis and management of back pain.
• Identify the importance of medical optimization in orthopedic/joint replacement surgeries.
• Identify the role of physical and occupational therapy in MSK conditions.
• Discuss the role of psychological approach to pain management in MSK conditions.

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

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Terrence G. McGee
Terrence G. McGee

Physical Therapy

Jennifer Nicholas
Jennifer Nicholas

Occupational Therapy

Richard Andrew Schaefer
Richard Andrew Schaefer

Orthopedic Surgery

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Andrew Woo
Andrew Woo

Family Medicine

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Registration Desk

Contact No. : (410) 955-2959

Email:
cmenet@jhmi.edu

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Venue Address

Tilghman Auditorium
Thomas B. Turner Building 720 Rutland Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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