The Shoulder

Return to Musculoskeletal and Sports sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Demonstrate familiarity with the anatomy of the shoulder through use of a case-based approach.

2. Incorporate evidence-based, systematic approach to evaluation.

3. Interpret the symptoms and signs for common shoulder complaints as presented through a case-based approach; shoulder instability, rotator cuff disease, labral injury.

4. Select and/or conduct appropriate imaging tests for shoulder injuries.

5. Describe when it is appropriate to refer patients for subspecialty care.

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Course summary
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Eugene Hong, MD, CAQSM, FAAFP, Associate Dean for Primary Care and Community Health, Hamot and Sturgis Endowed Chair and Professor, Department of Family, Community and Preventive Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

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