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Orthopedic Physical Assessment: Module 1: Shoulder
Discipline(s): Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours: 7
Registration Fee: $115
1. Identify structures that limit movement in different degrees of abduction.
2. Identify the resting position, close packed position and the capsular pattern of the
glenohumeral joint, acromioclavicular joint and sternoclavicular joint.
3. Demonstrate knowledge of the differential diagnosis for rotator cuff degeneration,
frozen shoulder, atraumatic instability, and cervical spondylosis.
4. Explain the implications of the diagnosis of tendinosis compared with tendinitis.
5. Identify 11 peripheral nerve injuries about the shoulder.
6. Define Sprengel’s deformity.
7. Identify 10 force couples about the shoulder.
8. Describe the 3 phases of scapulohumeral rhythm.
9. Describe causes of scapular imbalance patterns.
10. Identify signs and symptoms of possible peripheral nerve involvement.
11. Identify the muscles about the shoulder: their actions, nerve supply, and nerve
12. Discuss range of motion necessary at the shoulder to do certain activities of daily
13. Identify 6 functional assessment tools for the shoulder.
14. Explain the difference between shoulder instability and traumatic anterior
15. Identify special tests for anterior shoulder instability, posterior shoulder
instability, multidirectional shoulder instability, impingement, labral tears,
scapular stability, ligament pathology, muscle or tendon pathology, neurological function, and thoracic outlet syndrome.
16. Identify 10 shoulder muscles and their pain referral pattern.
17. Review 5 types of diagnostic imaging and rationale for its use.
18. Identify the difference between acromioclavicular joint sprain and supraspinatus
19. Identify 6 different shapes of the bicipital groove and frequency of each type of
Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapist Assistants.
This course utilizes text from the hardback textbook by David J. Magee “Orthopedic Physical Assessment” Fifth Edition ©2008. The fifth edition of “Orthopedic Physical Assessment” offers a straightforward, systematic approach to performing a neuromusculoskeletal assessment and explains the rationale behind various aspects of the assessment. Every joint of the body is covered, and separate chapters cover such specific topics as the principles of assessment, head and face, gait, posture, emergency sports assessment and the extremities. It also offers unparalleled coverage of the extremities, clear explanations of positions and movements, and extensive use of tables and illustrations including many radiographs to highlight key points.
This illustrated 1152 page book has been broken down by chapters into modules (check your states approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession). Each module can be purchased separately or combined with one or all of the other modules as a bundle pack. Individual modules are available in our online format (PDF Download) available instantly, or by mail.
Dates and Locations
01-01-2020 - 01-01-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM