Back pain is a common presenting complaint in primary care and is also a problem in terms of health outcomes. Consequently, guidelines have evolved to help guide the healthcare professional on appropriate management. This module, consisting of 10 multiple-choice assessment questions, will test your knowledge of the management of typical clinical issues, such as lower back pain and neck pain.
Work through the questions, reflect upon your answers and take advantage of the further reading available in order to improve your knowledge and understanding of back and neck pain. Once you successfully complete the module – and achieve the minimum pass rate of 60% – you will be awarded with a downloadable 1 hour CPD Certificate, which you can print or upload to your annual CPD Portfolio.
On successful completion of this module, you will have an increased knowledge of the following:
The diagnosis of chronic lower back pain and whiplash
Appreciate and implement the treatment strategies according to published guidance
Appreciate the referral criteria for such disorders