The Art of the Spine: Guidelines in the Management of Low Back Pain

Miami, FL US
September 21, 2016

Pain experienced in the lower back ranks as the highest contributor to years lived with a disability and presents patients with many economic and societal challenges. This course will help physicians identify and implement treatment for nonspecific low back pain, as well as differentiate treatment approaches in the management of lumbar radiculopathy and low back pain.

Target Audience

Hospitalists, General Internists, Family Practitioners, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Urgent Care Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists and other interested healthcare professionals.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify and implement the criteria for treatment of nonspecific low back pain. 
  • Order appropriate imaging for low back pain when indicated.
  • Differentiate treatment approaches in the management of lumbar radiculopathy and low back pain.  
  • Describe the algorithms for the management of different forms of low back pain.
Additional information
Schedule: 

6:00 p.m. ♦ Lecture

7:00 p.m. ♦ Adjourn

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
08/05/2016
Course expires: 
10/07/2016
Event starts: 
09/21/2016 - 6:00pm
Event ends: 
09/21/2016 - 7:00pm
Baptist Hospital of Miami
8900 N. Kendall Drive
Classroom 4
Miami, FL 33176
United States

Christine M. Villoch, M.D.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Baptist and South Miami Hospitals
Miami, Florida

Christine M. Villoch, M.D. has indicated that he has no relevant financial relationships to disclose and that his discussion will not include mention of investigational or off-label usage.

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Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/05/2016
Course expires: 
10/07/2016
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