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Examination of the shoulder

Best Practice Birmingham 2022 Programme


Examination of the shoulder

13 Oct 2022
Versus Arthritis Theatre

Improve your skills and increase your confidence in managing your patients with common shoulder conditions.

The trainer will use case studies to go through the stages of a typical primary care-based consultation of shoulder pain including an examination, demonstration and explanation of the condition, including a management plan.

  • 1.Gain confidence in taking an effective history from an MSK patient, including eliciting red flags and psychosocial flags.
  • 2.Be able to demonstrate focused examination of the MSK patient.
  • 3.Practice explanation of the diagnosis.
  • 4.Formulate a management plan, including appropriate investigations, referral, safety net and follow-up.
David Easton, Senior Urgent Care Practitioner Cardigan
Danny Murphy, GP & Associate Specialist Rheumatologist in Devon - Versus Arthritis MSK Champion