Physical Therapy: PT Differential Diagnosis Mod 3: Screening for Lower Quadrant, Chest, Breast, Ribs, and Extremities
80.00
Online
Elective
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About the Course
In this course, we explore systemic and viscerogenic causes of shoulder and arm pain and take a look at each system that can refer pain or symptoms to the shoulder. This will include vascular, pulmonary, renal, gastrointestinal (GI), and gynecologic causes of shoulder and upper extremity pain and dysfunction. Primary or metastatic cancer as an underlying cause of shoulder pain also is included. The therapist must know how and what to look for to screen for cancer.

Learning Outcomes
  • Recognize 7 signs of the “Sign of the Buttock.”
  • List 6 systemic/medical causes of thigh pain.
  • Identify symptoms of true nerve root irritation.
  • Identify 6 causes of psoas abscess.
  • Define insufficiency fractures.
  • List 3 physical signs of sacroiliitis.
  • Recognize 4 signs of sciatic neuropathy.
  • Identify 9 signs and symptoms of osteonecrosis.
  • Define ascites.
  • List 4 screening tests for liver impairment.
  • Identify 3 clinical signs and symptoms of cardiac arrest.
  • List 11 clinical signs and symptoms of breast cancer.
  • Identify 5 guidelines for breast cancer screenings.
  • Recognize 9 clinical signs and symptoms of chest pain caused by anxiety.
  • Identify which ribs are affected by costochondritis.
  • Recognize 4 clinical signs and symptoms of Herpes zoster.
  • Identify 4 neurologic clinical signs and symptoms of thoracic outlet syndrome.
  • Recognize 8 risk factor populations more likely to develop pulmonary tuberculosis.
  • Define Kehr’s sign.
  • Identify 3 stages of CRPS (Type 1).
  • List 7 clinical signs and symptoms of upper extremity deep venous thrombosis.
Author Team:
Catherine Cavallaro Goodman, MBA, PT, CBP
John Heick, PT, PhD, DPT
Rolando T. Lazaro, PT, PhD, DPT, MS 

How to Receive Credit
  • Read the entire course online or in print.
  • Answer the final examination questions at the end of the course. A passing grade of 70% is required. Test questions link content to learning objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
  • Provide required personal information and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory course evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.
Resolution of Conflict of Interest
Colibri Healthcare, LLC implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Colibri not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.

Disclaimer
The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.
©2022: All Rights Reserved. Materials may not be reproduced without the expressed written permission or consent of Colibri Healthcare, LLC. The materials presented in this course are meant to provide the consumer with general information on the topics covered. The information provided was prepared by professionals with practical knowledge of the areas covered. It is not meant to provide medical, legal, or professional advice. Colibri Healthcare, LLC recommends that you consult a medical, legal, or professional services expert licensed in your state. Colibri Healthcare, LLC has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that all content provided in this course is accurate and up to date at the time of printing but does not represent or warrant that it will apply to your situation nor circumstances and assumes no liability from reliance on these materials. Quotes are collected from customer feedback surveys. The models are intended to be representative and not actual customers.
 
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PT Differential Diagnosis Mod 3: Screening for Lower Quadrant, Chest, Breast, Ribs, and Extremities

80.00
About the Course
In this course, we explore systemic and viscerogenic causes of shoulder and arm pain and take a look at each system that can refer pain or symptoms to the shoulder. This will include vascular, pulmonary, renal, gastrointestinal (GI), and gynecologic causes of shoulder and upper extremity pain and dysfunction. Primary or metastatic cancer as an underlying cause of shoulder pain also is included. The therapist must know how and what to look for to screen for cancer.

Learning Outcomes
  • Recognize 7 signs of the “Sign of the Buttock.”
  • List 6 systemic/medical causes of thigh pain.
  • Identify symptoms of true nerve root irritation.
  • Identify 6 causes of psoas abscess.
  • Define insufficiency fractures.
  • List 3 physical signs of sacroiliitis.
  • Recognize 4 signs of sciatic neuropathy.
  • Identify 9 signs and symptoms of osteonecrosis.
  • Define ascites.
  • List 4 screening tests for liver impairment.
  • Identify 3 clinical signs and symptoms of cardiac arrest.
  • List 11 clinical signs and symptoms of breast cancer.
  • Identify 5 guidelines for breast cancer screenings.
  • Recognize 9 clinical signs and symptoms of chest pain caused by anxiety.
  • Identify which ribs are affected by costochondritis.
  • Recognize 4 clinical signs and symptoms of Herpes zoster.
  • Identify 4 neurologic clinical signs and symptoms of thoracic outlet syndrome.
  • Recognize 8 risk factor populations more likely to develop pulmonary tuberculosis.
  • Define Kehr’s sign.
  • Identify 3 stages of CRPS (Type 1).
  • List 7 clinical signs and symptoms of upper extremity deep venous thrombosis.
Author Team:
Catherine Cavallaro Goodman, MBA, PT, CBP
John Heick, PT, PhD, DPT
Rolando T. Lazaro, PT, PhD, DPT, MS 

How to Receive Credit
  • Read the entire course online or in print.
  • Answer the final examination questions at the end of the course. A passing grade of 70% is required. Test questions link content to learning objectives as a method to enhance individualized learning and material retention.
  • Provide required personal information and payment information.
  • Complete the mandatory course evaluation.
  • Print your Certificate of Completion.
Resolution of Conflict of Interest
Colibri Healthcare, LLC implemented mechanisms prior to the planning and implementation of the continuing education activity, to identify and resolve conflicts of interest for all individuals in a position to control content of the course activity.

Sponsorship/Commercial Support and Non-Endorsement
It is the policy of Colibri not to accept commercial support. Furthermore, commercial interests are prohibited from distributing or providing access to this activity to learners.

Disclaimer
The information provided in this activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.
©2022: All Rights Reserved. Materials may not be reproduced without the expressed written permission or consent of Colibri Healthcare, LLC. The materials presented in this course are meant to provide the consumer with general information on the topics covered. The information provided was prepared by professionals with practical knowledge of the areas covered. It is not meant to provide medical, legal, or professional advice. Colibri Healthcare, LLC recommends that you consult a medical, legal, or professional services expert licensed in your state. Colibri Healthcare, LLC has made all reasonable efforts to ensure that all content provided in this course is accurate and up to date at the time of printing but does not represent or warrant that it will apply to your situation nor circumstances and assumes no liability from reliance on these materials. Quotes are collected from customer feedback surveys. The models are intended to be representative and not actual customers.