- Identify and palpate bony and soft tissue structures of the patellofemoral joint.
- Discuss the fundamental mechanics of the articulations being evaluated.
- Demonstrate the ligamentous- and capsular-testing portion of an assessment and identify positive outcomes.
- Explain the typical history, signs, and symptoms associated with specific patellofemoral pathologies.
- Identify appropriate first-aid procedures for specific patellofemoral pathologies.
- Correctly perform a clinical examination of the patellofemoral, and come to an accurate clinical diagnosis.
- Appropriately identify and apply, in written and oral communication, key terminology.
BOC: 1.5 Continuing Education Units
NATA PDC Level of Difficulty: Advanced
Program Faculty: Course content includes chapter 11 of the book “Examination of Orthopedic and Athletic Injures”, 5th Edition, by Chad Starkey, PhD, AT, FNATA, Blaine C. Long, PhD, AT, ATC and Julie M. Cavallario, PhD, LAT, ATC. Assessment created by Chad Starkey, PhD, AT, FNATA, Blaine C. Long, PhD, AT, ATC and Julie M. Cavallario, PhD, LAT, ATC.
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.
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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.