June 28-29, 2019
University of Missouri School of Medicine PCCLC
745 Kentucky Blvd., Columbia, MO 65211 • Patient Centered Care Learning Center (LC 230)
The overall goal of the course is to update allied health practitioners in the basic knowledge of spine and increase competence in evaluating, counseling, managing and/or, when appropriate, referring patients who present with spine conditions. The course will include lectures, panel discussions with question & answer periods, and case reviews.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants:
- Utilize the most up-to-date information to evaluate, diagnose, and manage patients with the following spine conditions:
- Low back and chronic pain
- Sports related spine injuries
- Adult spinal deformities
- Cervical myelopathy
- Cervical radiculopathy
- Lumbar stenosis
- Spinal metastatic disease
- Develop appropriate pain management strategies for patients with above conditions including ordering an appropriate diagnostic imaging.
- Determine appropriate patients to refer to spine specialists including to non-operative and operative spine providers.
MU School of Medicine
MU Center for Continuing Medical Education & Physician Lifelong Learning