Spotting Axial Spondyloarthritis in Chiropractic Settings: Is AxSpA Behind Your Patient's Back Pain?
By: National University of Health Sciences

Course Description

potting Axial Spondyloarthritis in Chiropractic Settings: Is AxSpA Behind Your Patient’s Back Pain?


Location: Online 

Instructor: Sonam Kiwalkar, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Arthritis & Rheumatic Diseases, Oregon Health and Sciences University

Hours: 1 CE

PROGAM DESCRIPTION

The chiropractic educational module is to increase the awareness of axSpA among chiropractors and thereby giving them the tools to appropriately suspect, diagnose, and refer axSpA patients to rheumatologists to ensure timely treatment and thus improve patient outcomes.

PROGRAM GOALS & OBJECTIVES

Upon successful completion of this program, the registrant will be able to:

1)Recognize patients who may have axial spondyloarthritis among those presenting with chronic back pain. 2)Distinguish between inflammatory back pain and mechanical back pain.

3)Recognize spinal and extra-spinal feature of axialspondyloarthritis.

4)Identify steps involved in the work up of a patient with suspected axial sponyloarhtriits and know when to refer the patient torheumatology.

5)Identify radiographic (x-ray) features of axialspondyloarthritis.

Course Details

  • Spotting Axial Spondyloarthritis in Chiropractic Settings: Is AxSpA Behind Your Patient's Back Pain?
  • By:    National University of Health Sciences
  • Instructor:    Sonam Kiwalkar, MD
  • Total CE Hours:    1.0
  • Course Format:     Online Distance Learning
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  • Course Categories:     DC Continuing Education
  • Course Subjects | CE HOURS:
    • Differential/Physical Diagnosis  -1.0 CE Hours
  •    Course Outline