Practical Solutions to Common Problems

Arthritis Day for Primary Care Clinicians is designed as an evidence-based and current approach to early assessment, investigation and management of musculoskeletal disorders.

The Goals

Improve participant’s initial assessment and early management of patients with common musculoskeletal disorders.

Promote a more ‘wholistic’ approach to the differential diagnosis and investigation of inflammatory arthropathies and common MSK disorders utilizing medical, surgical and rehabilitative strategies.

To improve clinical assessment and management of common MSK disorders and their comorbidities

The Objectives

Participants will develop a structured and concise approach to the assessment of patients with musculoskeletal disorders including inflammatory polyarthritides, osteoporosis, crystalline arthropathies and regional pain syndromes.

Participants will develop an understanding of the spectrum of treatment options available to manage common MSK disorders.

Small group sessions will afford participants a ‘hands-on’ opportunity to hone clinical skills in the assessment and management of patients’ with musculoskeletal disorders and their complications.

Target Audience

  • Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Physicians
  • Rheumatologists
  • Orthotists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Clinicians
  • Family Practice Residents
  • Internal Medicine Residents