MT-4: Differential Assessment & Clinical Reasoning Seminar (20.7 Direct Contact Hours + 9.3 Home Study Hours; 3.0 CEUs)

$695.00

Integration of the clinical reasoning techniques from MT-1, MT-2, and MT-3 with applied techniques at a more advanced level. Emphasizes clinical reasoning and assessment processes. Differential assessment and Differential Diagnosis is taught for the Upper Quarter (Cervical/Shoulder/Thoracic) & Lower Quarter (Lumbar/Pelvic/Hip). Other major topics include pathological patterns of spinal & pelvic girdle dysfunction, the hypomobile S.I. joint, and treatment techniques for the Spine, Hips, Knees, Ankle/Foot complex, Shoulder, Elbow, and the Wrist/Hand. Differentiation of shoulder girdle and pelvic girdle from spinal pathology. Includes required Home Study course component of approximately 9.3 hours.

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MT-4 Course Description (20.7 Direct Contact Hours/3.0 CEUs) Integration of the clinical reasoning techniques from MT-1, MT-2, and MT-3 with applied techniques at a more advanced level. Emphasizes clinical reasoning and assessment processes. Differential assessment and Differential Diagnosis is taught for the Upper Quarter (Cervical/Shoulder/Thoracic) & Lower Quarter (Lumbar/Pelvic/Hip). Other major topics include pathological patterns of spinal & pelvic girdle dysfunction, the hypomobile S.I. joint, and treatment techniques for the Spine, Hips, Knees, Ankle/Foot complex, Shoulder, Elbow, and the Wrist/Hand. Differentiation of shoulder girdle and pelvic girdle from spinal pathology. Includes required Home Study course component of approximately 9.3 hours.
MT-4 Course Schedule* Day 1: 12:30pm-8:00pm Day 2: 8:00am-6:00pm Day 3: 8:00am-2:00pm Times subject to change.*
MT-4 Course Requirements
  • Course requires the following prerequisites: MT-1: Essential Peripheral Seminar, MT-2: Essential Spinal Seminar, and MT-3: Intermediate Spinal Seminar. MAPS also recommends practicing the skills learned from MT-3 for six (6) months prior to the MT-4.
  • Open to PTs, DCs, MDs, DOs. Enrollment limited. Lab clothes required for all sessions
  • Post test requires competency of 70% and overall competency of 70%.
  • Full CEUs require 100% direct contact attendance and completion of all Home Study assignments.
MT-4 Course Objectives Course participants upon completion will be able to:
  • Conduct a focused subjective & physical exam of the spine and related peripheral joints, based upon principles of assessment as described by G. Maitland & other manual P.T.s.
  • Perform a differential diagnosis by region (upper and lower quarters) using the Maitland approach.
  • Hypothesize actual tissue at fault in mechanical conditions.
  • Refine clinical reasoning skills beyond levels achieved in MT-1, MT-2 and MT-3.
  • Select the most effective treatment & examination techniques for the patient based on clinical assessment, hypothesis testing and extensive reassessment.
  • Accurately measure immediate outcomes of the manual therapy intervention.

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Class Date

05/31-02/2024 in New York, NY, 05/03-04/2025 in Wyomissing, PA