Differential Diagnosis and Musculoskeletal Management of the Shoulder Prairie Village KS Sep 2022

Musculoskeletal Courses

Course Description

14.5 Hours / 1.45 CEU

The online portion of this course is available 24/7. It is segmented into lecture modules plus module assessments to gauge your understanding (must meet a minimum score prior to moving to the next module). You are able to start and stop your viewing time as needed.

The LIVE portion of this course offers live lecture and extensive hands-on lab demonstrating and modeling techniques. PowerPoint presentations are used, and participants receive a digital manual with all course materials. Instructors evaluate the participants understanding during the course by Instructor Observation and skills self-assessments.

The IAOM Shoulder course takes an in-depth look at Shoulder patho-anatomy, including the Glenohumeral joint, the SC joint and AC joint. Participants learn about Clinical Examination, including specific Cases and Mock Clinics. Interpretation and surface anatomy are discussed at length. The instructors detail Impingement Syndrome: bursal inflammation and rotator cuff lesions followed by additional testing and soft tissue treatment. Joint specific treatment techniques for limitations in ranges under 90° elevation, to improve arm elevation, end-range techniques SC/AC joints are also discussed

The hands-on experience at the two-day live courses emphasizes teaching and practicing clinical examination, differential diagnosis, management development, and orthopedic manual therapy.  This experience focuses on techniques and problem solving, as well as clinical analysis, synthesis and application via case studies.

Target Audience: PT, PTA, AT, OT

Instruction Level: Basic

Program Agenda-Live-Shoulder

Pre-approved in the following states

Contact info@iaom-us.com to verify approval in your state. Please contact us if you hold a Florida license.

For Pre-Approvals see the PDF - Continuing Education Accreditations & Approvals Requested and/or Received by Organization: PDF File

  • 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

At the conclusion of this course, the learner will be able to:
  • Exhibit an exact knowledge of shoulder pathoanatomy, physiology, and biomechanics.
  • Perform a concise clinical examination.
  • Show an understanding of now t interpret clinical exams, to offer your clients precise diagnoses.
  • Apply a framework for prescribing affliction-specific exercises.
  • Choose the most successful techniques for treating tendons, ligaments, and peripheral nerves.
  • Display an understanding of shoulder biomechanics and how the entire upper quarter relates to function and pathology.
  • Create a plan that combines soft tissue techniques, joint mobilization techniques and the best exercises for shoulder instability, impingement, and adhesive capsulitis.
This course will consist of live lecture and hands-on lab demonstration modeling techniques over the course of 2 days. There will be a maximum of 16:1 student to instructor ratio.


Empower Physical Therapy
5200, West 94th Terrace, Prairie Village, Kansas, 66207, United States


Esteban Azevedo

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Check In

September 17, 2022 7:30 am

Instruction Hours

September 17, 2022
8:00 am – 6:30 pm

September 18, 2022
8:00 am – 3:15 pm


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