Trauma and Fractures

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 minutes

Trauma and Fractures

Learning Objectives

  1. List the warning signs and symptoms that would indicate a need for further imaging in LBP
  2. Identify a management strategy for the most common types of mechanical low back pain (sprain/strain, hyperlordotic mechanical LBP, HNP, spinal stenosis.
  3. Cite the indications for surgical intervention in the treatment of common types of mechanical LBP (HNP spinal stenosis)
  4. Recognize the diagnosis and management of AC joint injuries
  5. Identify and recommend management for acute hand and wrist injuries (scaphoid fracture, mallet finger, infection and high pressure injury)

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
09/01/2012
Course expires: 
08/31/2015
Parent activity set: 

Joseph Garry, MD, FAAFP, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Department of Orthopedics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/01/2012
Course expires: 
08/31/2015
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