MT-O: Evidence-Based Orthopedic Diagnostic Evaluation (15.5 Direct Contact Hours + 10 Home Study Hours; 2.5 CEUs)

$675.00

This 2-Day live course is blended with online learning to incorporate effective orthopedic assessment, with accurate Evidence-Based Medicine, differential diagnosis, screening and special tests by region and diagnosis. Hands-on laboratory (90% of live hours) focuses on effective orthopedic assessment using the Maitland-Australian Approach. Differential diagnosis, one of the keys to effective manual therapy, is approached through both regional and tissue specific screening. Screening covers making a “spot” diagnosis as necessary, and performing effective and comprehensive Upper and Lower Quarter screening as well as for Neurological, Myelopathic, and Visceral pathologies.

Directly supervised instructor feedback in this intensive hands-on laboratory ensures the acquisition of hands-on skills.

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This course incorporates effective orthopedic assessment, with accurate Evidence-Based Medicine, differential diagnosis, screening and special tests by region and diagnosis. Hands-on laboratory focuses on effective orthopedic assessment. Differential diagnosis is approached for both regional and tissue specific screening. Screening covers making a "spot" diagnosis as necessary, and performing effective and comprehensive Upper and Lower Quarter screening as well as for Neurological, Myelopathic, and Visceral pathologies. Principles of assessment are stressed and practiced with direct supervised instructor feedback. Course material is based upon peer reviewed published evidence, supported by appropriate statistical relevance. Special tests of high diagnostic accuracy are discussed and practiced for each region of the body and for specific diagnoses. Extensive discussion of case studies support the information presented. May be taken as a stand-alone course. Includes required Home Study course component of approximately 5.5 hours.
MT-O Course Schedule* Day 1: 7:30am-6:00pm Day 2: 8:00am-5:00pm Times subject to change.*
MT-O Course Requirements Open to PTs, DCs, MDs, and DOs. Enrollment limited. Lab clothes required for all sessions MT-O Course Objectives Course participants upon completion will be able to:
  • Understand the language and concepts associated with diagnostic accuracy statistics.
  • Assess and perform a spot diagnosis for recognition of selected diagnoses of concern.
  • Assess and perform an upper and lower quarter screen using specific EBM tests.
  • Review and perform EBM special clinical tests with high diagnostic accuracy for various targeted regions and diagnoses.
  • Effective screening for myelopathic, neurological, and visceral pathology.
  • Outline & understand the most compelling EBM prognostic factors used in manual orthopedic rehabilitation.
  • Select the best outcome measures for appropriate recording of patient care.
  • Analyze and understand the patient response method used in the Maitland Australian approach.

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Class Date

03/23-24/2024 in Fort Wayne, IN, 05/04-05/2024 in Doylestown, PA, 09/07-08/2024 In North Wilkesboro, NC