This module will discuss the need in the market for doctors with advanced education and understanding of how spinal ligaments can be injured in motor vehicle accidents.
In this 15 hour continuing education course, you will learn:
How ligaments are damaged in motor vehicle accidents,
Guidelines for how to analyze and document these injuries, and
How to manage these injuries.
Course Purpose and Objective
Purpose: To analyze spinal ligament injuries.
Objective: Cover the diagnostic and treatment issues related to spinal ligament injuries in motor vehicle accidents.
Anatomy and physiology of spinal ligament injuries will be discussed.
Mechanism of spinal ligament injuries will be discussed
Understanding how spinal ligaments can be damaged will simplify diagnosis and treatment of this condition
Documenting by reproducible measurement will be discussed
Documenting the extent of injury will be discussed with an introduction to impairment rating