Differential Diagnosis - PT Assistant

Differential Diagnosis 105

Screening the Shoulder and Upper Extremity


2.0

  • Describe 3 ways to use the screening model for evaluating the shoulder and upper extremity
  • Outline and differentiate systemic and medical conditions as causes of shoulder and upper extremity symptoms
  • Discuss identification and location of pain based on systemic origin
  • Describe the importance of screening for cardiovascular and pulmonary causes of pain
  • Describe the importance of screening for additional and a variety of other causes of shoulder pain

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$36.00 USD

Differential Diagnosis 104
Screening the Chest, Breast and Ribs

2.0

  • Describe 3 key points in using the screening model to evaluate the chest, breast and ribs
  • Define and differentiate systemic causes of pain from neuromuscular causes of pain
  • Describe 3 key points for screening for oncologic causes of chest or rib pain
  • Describe 3 key points for screening for cardiovascular causes of chest, breast or rib pain
  • Describe 3 key points for screening for gastrointestinal causes of chest, breast or rib pain
  • Read case studies that highlight clinical application

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$36.00 USD

Differential Diagnosis 103
Screening the Lower Quadrant: Buttock, Hip, Groin, Thigh and Leg

2.0

  • Identify 3 key points used in a screening model to evaluate the lower quadrant
  • Differential systemic vs musculoskelatal causes of buttock and hip pain
  • Identify 10 causes of groin and thigh pain
  • Define and differentiate various causes of leg pain
  • Define and differentiate causes of sciatica
  • Read case studies that highlight clinical application

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$36.00 USD

Differential Diagnosis 102

Screening the Sacrum, Sacroiliac and Pelvis


2.0

  • Outline and describe 5 key components for evaluating the sacrum and sacroiliac joint
  • List and describe 5 key factors for sacral fractures
  • Outline and describe 10 causes of coccygeal pain and pelvic pain
  • List and describe 5 red flags associated with pelvic pain
  • List and describe 5 clinical signs associated with cervical cancer
  • Read case studies and highlight clinical application

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$36.00 USD

Differential Diagnosis 101 - 105
Differential Diagnosis for Clinicians

11.0

This contains all courses with the educational objectives listed from Differential Diagnosis 101 through Differential Diagnosis 105

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$198.00 USD

Differential Diagnosis 101

Screening the Head, Neck, and Back


3.0

  • Outline 5 components included in the screening model to evaluate the head, neck or back
  • Describe and differentiate 5 viscerogenic causes of neck and back pain
  • List 10 common red flags associated with back pain of a systemic origin
  • Outline and describe 5 causes of back pain in children
  • List, describe 3 clinical signs and symptoms of and differentiate between 3 major headache types
  • Describe systemic origins of headache
  • Describe and analyze 4 origins of thoracic pain
  • Discuss how to differentiate between a disk problem and bony metastases
  • Describe 10 symptoms of neck and back pain and list symptoms and possible causes for differential diagnosis
  • Outline the steps involved for screening for oncologic causes of back pain
  • Outline the screening process for cardiac causes of neck and back pain
  • Outline the screening process for peripheral vascular causes of back pain
  • Outline the screening process for pulmonary causes of neck and back pain
  • Read multiple case studies that highlight clinical application and relevant questions to ask during the patient interview

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$54.00 USD