Muscoskeletal Injuries in Adults and Children

Course provider

Intended for:

  • emergency department physicians

Accreditation: 7.0 MainPro-C | 7.0 Section 1 credits

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Format: Hands-on session

Based on:

Equipment used: Knee and shoulder injection models

This course travels across Canada and is available at local hospitals upon request

Topics covered:

Musculoskeletal injuries in adults and children

Learning objectives:

To enable physicians to acquire a practical evidence-based approach to the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries in adults and children

Procedural skills learned:

  • Use an organized framework when examining the knee and shoulder joints
  • Recognize frequently missed fractures/injuries on radiographs
  • Perform drainage/injection of the shoulder and knee
  • Manage common dislocations in adults and children
  • Guide appropriate investigation of the patient with back pain
  • Manage common pediatric musculoskeletal injuries
  • Avoid common pitfalls in the management of the hot joint

Affiliated with:
Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP)
Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine (CASM)