Clinical Reasoning for Laboratory and EMG/NCS Consultation

Beyond Manual Therapy Courses

Course Description

2 Contact Hours / 0.2 CEUs

Have you ever asked when to request and discuss laboratory studies or EMG testing with your patients? Or how these results affect your patient care and management? These are questions that will be discussed as well as the overall role of the physical therapist in laboratory and EMG consultation; how these results could affect your clinical decision making. During this course, we will discuss case studies involving laboratory findings and importance of EMG testing in the physical therapy patient management.

 Target group: PT, PTA, AT, OT

Education Level: Basic


Pre-approved in the following states

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  • Financial: The instructor(s) receive an honorarium for presenting this course.
  • Non-financial: The instructor(s) have no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
  • We will not offer partial credit. Online courses: Passing an online exam and completing a course evaluation will be required to earn continuing education credit. Live courses: Participants must attend all the activities. Attendees must sign an attendance sheet for the course, placing their name, license number and state, and signature for both morning and afternoon attendance..

Objectives and Goals

  1. Provide an overview of the physical therapist’s role in laboratory and EMG/NCS studies for patient care.
  2. Discuss appropriate consultation of laboratory and neurodiagnostic studies are needed for patient management.
  3. Describe clinical practice implications of commonly used laboratory tests and electrodiagnostic studies.
  4. Examine case studies involving laboratory findings and importance of EMG testing to physical therapy patient management.


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