9th November 2024, St Mary's university, Twickenham, TW1 4SX

GET CONFIDENT, EFFICIENT & SAFER  WITH RED FLAGS & SERIOUS PATHOLOGY

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What's it all about?

We look to provide you with a no nonsense approach towards the recognition and management of potential sinister pathology. Now, more than ever is it integral that clinicians have the tools and confidence with this aspect of healthcare. With a rise in first contact roles and self-referrals which frequently see an ever ageing population and their multi-morbidity, we want to ensure you are prepared for when these rare, but there conditions are likely to come knocking!

COURSE OUTLINE

 

The Neck & Shoulder

  • Vascular culprits of neck pain
  • Degenerative cervical myelopathy¬†
  • The stiff shoulder

The Thoracic spine

  • Metastatic Spine + MSCC
  • Multiple Myeloma

Lumbopelvic Region

  • Cauda Equina + Radicular Syndromes
  • Vertebral Fragility Fracture
  • Avascular Necrosis of the Hip

Dealing with uncertainty 

  • Managing Uncertainty + Safety Netting
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Key learning outcomes

  • Sounder recognition towards the key features associated with serious pathology affecting the axial spine, shoulder and hip joints.
  • Practical tips to help streamline your assessment during a busy clinic!
  • A clear understanding towards your role amongst the multidisciplinary team.
  • Awareness towards next steps. I.e. - referrals, pathways & investigations.

Course schedule

 

09.00-09.15 - Meet & Greet with Coffee

09.15-10.00 - An Introduction to Red Flags

10.00-11.30 - The Neck & Shoulder

11.30-11.45 - Break

1.45-13.00 - The Thoracic Spine

13.00-13.45 - Lunch

13.45-15.00 - Lumbopelvic Region

15.00-15.15 - Break

15.15-16.00 - Managing Uncertainty + Safety Netting

16.00-16.15/30 - Question & Answer Session

Course Tutor

 

Charlie Clements

 

Charlie works currently as an FCP/Interface clinician based within primary care which has led to extensive exposure towards masquerading pathology. Prior to this, he has worked in outpatient settings, professional cricket and currently part-time in concussion management with ‚ÄėYour Brain Health‚Äô.

 

He has a passion for education which has seen him achieve two First Class Honours degrees in Sports Rehab/Conditioning & Physiotherapy and he is due to start working towards his MSc later this year. His knowledge and enthusiasm has led to various teaching opportunities, most recently a Masterclass with Physionetwork and podcasts with esteemed educational platforms particularly around the subject of low back pain and radicular syndromes