- Describe the relationship between the glenohumeral (GH) joint and the scapula
- Understand the complexities and role the shoulder muscle anatomy
- Have thorough understanding of the shoulders bony anatomy
- Describe the muscles acting on the humerus
- Demonstrate examination of the shoulder complex with thorough understanding of the anatomy, special tests and understand the treatment protocol
- Explain the link between the powerful movements of the shoulder and the fine motor control of the hand and elbow
- Describe injuries to the elbow that can hamper the ability tot perform
- Demonstrate examination of the elbow and forearm with thorough understanding of the anatomy, special tests and understand the treatment protocol
- Describe injuries that occur to the hand and fingers
- Demonstrate examination of the hand and fingers and describe treatment protocols
BOC: 4.75 Continuing Education Units
NATA PDC Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Program Faculty: Course content includes chapters 16-18 of the book “Examination of Orthopedics and Athletic Injures” by Chad Starkey, PhD, LAT, Sara D. Brown, MS, ATC, and Jeff Ryan, PT, MBA. Assessment created by Rachel Livingstone MA, AT, and Susan Callagy MA, AT, PTA, CSCS.
The passing score for this course is 80%. The course is self-paced, home study format. All materials are available ONLINE immediately after purchase and is available for 6 months.
Cancellation/refund available up to 30 days after purchase. For further information visit our How Courses Work page.
This course is intended for Certified Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Strength & Conditioning Specialists, etc.
Sport Medics is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers.