Injections for Peripheral Nerve Entrapment

Estimated time to complete session: 60 mins.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Discuss the diagnostic and therapeutic rationale for the injections being performed.

2. Explain the risks and benefits of corticosteroid injections for peripheral nerve entrapment.

3. Describe appropriate equipment/supplies for performing corticosteroid injections.

4. Using models, perform injections for peripheral nerve entrapment.

5. Demonstrate evidence-based techniques recommended for peripheral nerve entrapment injections.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/05/2022

Deepak Patel, MD, FAAFP, FACSM – Director of Sports Medicine, Rush-Copley Family Medicine Residency, Aurora, Illinois; Assistant Professor, Rush Medical College, Chicago; Medical Director, Rush- Copley Sports Medicine, Aurora, Illinois; Family Medicine and Sports Medicine, Yorkville Primary Care, Yorkville, Illinois

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/05/2022
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