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Orthosports Active Learning Module:

    Management of Knee Arthritis

    40 Category 1 points - RACGP Activity Number: 88866
 
    This programme is divided into 2 parts:

Part 1: - Online learning module - 3 hours in total (this section can be completed in your own time and does not need to be completed all at once)  See below for further details.

Part 2: - Face to Face learning modules - 3 hours - 6.30pm-9.30pm

2017 Dates:

  • Tuesday, 21st March, 2017 - Orthosports Concord
  • Thursday, 23rd March, 2017 - Orthosports Randwick

Learning Objectives:
* Perform thorough and appropriate history taking to recognise the symptoms of arthritis
* Apply relevant examination techniques to recognise symptoms of arthritis
* Systematically determine appropriate imaging requirements to ensure correct diagnosis and treatment
* Select appropriate management techniques - medications, lifestyle education, further referrals
* Demonstrate an understanding of injection indications and techniques

To commence this learning module please start the online learning activity below.  Please ensure that you enter your name and email address at the beginning of each Section to receive points for this programme.

Online Learning Module


Predisposing Activity  

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Section A (approx 60 minutes)
Anatomy & Management of Arthritis
 

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Section B (approx 50 minutes)
History taking/Examination/Imaging
 

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Section C (approx 20 minutes)
Case Study & suggested management
 

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Section D (approx 20 minutes)
Knee Injection Techniques
 

 Start Section D Now

 
Section E (approx 30 minutes)
Referral Options
 

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The two activities below are to be completed after the face to face learning module:

 
Reinforcing activity  

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 Evaluation  

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 Additional Reading Material:      
 Predisposing Activity
 Snapshot of Arthritis in Aust 2010
 Section A
 Knee Arthritis Animation Summary
 Med-Mgmnt-Osteoarthritis-hip-knee
 Osteoarthritis of the knee
 Guidelines for Non Surgical Management
 OA Treatment Algorithm
 Knee OA Treatment Algorythm
 Referral_for_Joint_Replacement_2008
 Referral_for_Joint_Replacement_Questionnaire
 Arthritis_referral_form
 

 

 

 

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