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Events In & Around the Physical Therapy Program


 June 13, 2015 - Are You Up to Date? Application of Clinical Practice Guidelines to Everyday Practice

Saturday, June 13, 2015, 8:00am - 5:00pm


Anschutz Medical Campus
Education 1
Room 3400
13070 East 19th Avenue, Aurora, CO 80045
Parking: Georgetown lot

Course Instructors:

David James, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS, CSCS
Tami Struessel, PT, DPT, OCS, MTC

Course Description:

The purpose of this course is to update the orthopedic clinician on the current evidence surrounding diagnosis, prognosis, intervention, and assessment of outcomes for the lumbar spine and hip region. Published Clinical Practice Guidelines will be used to structure the course. The course will also provide an opportunity for hands on learning of selected examination and intervention techniques.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe the history, purpose and utility of Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • Describe International Classification of Function (ICF) as it applies to patient care and physical therapy practice
  • Review evidence pertaining to key elements of history and differential diagnosis in the lumbar spine and hip
  • Refine and advance skills in clinical examination and evaluation of the lumbar spine and hip
  • Refine and advance skills in manual intervention and exercise progression in the lumbar spine and hip
  • Review applicable case scenarios as a method of learning key principles from the Clinical Practice Guidelines

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