Non-operative Management of Low Back Pain is organized by Baptist Health South Florida.

Course opens: 04/20/2016
Course expires: 03/01/2022

0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
0.50 General certificate of attendance

Course Description:
Low back pain is a cause of many visits to the emergency department. Between 70% and 85% of the population will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. This lecture is designed to assist physicians in determining the causes of low back pain.

Learning Objectives:
• Identify the mechanics of the lumbar spine as it relates to various degenerative processes.
• Describe the workup/diagnostic testing of low back pain to identify the correct pain generators.
• Review nonsurgical treatment options for low back pain, including physical therapy, local injections, medications, etc.
• Evaluate the current algorithms for management of nonspecific and radicular low back pain.
• Recognize the role of emergency management and family medicine in the treatment of low back pain.

Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.

Intended Audience

Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Neuro-Oncologists, Neuro-Radiologists, Diagnostic Radiologists, Critical Care Medicine Physicians, Neurointensivists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Internal Medicine Physicians, Family Medicine Physicians, General Internists and Physician Assistants.

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