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Theme: Musculoskeletal Injuries in Special Populations(Athletes, Injured Workers, Musicians) The McMaster University Hand, Arm, Nerve (MacHANd) Group is an interdisciplinary team promoting excellence in education, clinical service, and research for hand and upper limb injuries, diseases, and disorders.
Chiropractors, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Family Physicians, Occupational Therapists, Physician Assistants, Physiatrists, Physiotherapists, Radiologists, Sports Medicine Physicians, Residents, Students, and all other Health Professions interested in upper extremity disorders.
At the end of this learning activity, the participants will be able to:
- Describe best practices for the prevention and management overuse injuries in athletes, musicians, and workers.
- Discuss the WSIB Program for injured workers with upper extremity injuries.
- Identify interventions for complex regional pain syndrome.
- Summarize how acupuncture can be used to treat acute musculoskeletal pain.
- Evaluate computer workstations virtually for ergonomic issues.
- Apply the use of self-report assessment tools for remote care.
McMaster University, Continuing Professional Development Office (CPD) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide CFPC Mainpro+ and RCPSC Maintenance of Certification (MOC) study credits for Continuing Medical Education.
This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of The College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by McMaster University, Continuing Professional Development Office for up to 4.5 Mainpro+ credits.
This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and approved by McMaster University, Continuing Professional Development Office for up to 4.5 MOC Section 1 credits.
The American Medical Association: Through an agreement between The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and The American Medical Association, Physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at: www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme Each healthcare provider should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity