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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

2018 Dates:

  • Wednesday, 7th March, 2018 - Orthosports Concord
  • Thursday, 15th March, 2018 - Orthosports Randwick
Bookings are essential please email

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  

Start Pre-disposing Activity Now

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

Start Section A Now

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

Start Section B Now

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

 Start Section C Now

Section D (approx 20 minutes)
Knee Injection Techniques

 Start Section D Now

Section E (approx 30 minutes)
Referral Options

 Start Section E Now


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

Reinforcing activity  

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




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