Sun, Oct 06|
COMT-4: Cervico-Thoracic Evaluation & Management
October 6-7, 2024 Husson University
Time & Location
Oct 06, 2024, 8:00 AM – Oct 07, 2024, 5:00 PM
Husson University, 1 College Cir, Bangor, ME 04401, USA
This lab intensive course applies clinical reasoning and a comprehensive biomechanical musculoskeletal assessment and examination skills of the lower thoracic and cervical spines utilized by the physical therapist in the clinical setting. This course analyzes the importance of safely assessing and treating the cervical and thoracic spine by discussing various clinical scenarios which require immediate clinical reasoning and differential diagnostic skills, in order to act efficiently. This course will solidify the importance of a thorough subjective examination and specific objective assessment in order for the participant to formulate a provisional differential diagnosis while demonstrating how to rule out serious pathology. Additionally, the participants will demonstrate appropriate treatment and management skills of the cervical and upper thoracic spine utilized by the physical therapist in the clinical setting management including joint articulation stability and mobility techniques, as well as neuromuscular reeducation and therapeutic exercises to reinforce all manual therapy techniques.
1 day online (7 hours) with 2 assessments + 2 days onsite (14 hours) = 21 hours.
1.5 credits / 2.1 CEU’s
*The parking lot is located in front of the O'Donnell Commons Building on the Husson University campus. Proceed to the third floor and turn right at the School of Occupational Therapy. Proceed to the atrium for registration. The course will be held in the adjacent lab - Common 321.