In this Basics with the Experts course learn about identifying needle electromyography discharges utilizing a method that has assisted many in waveform identification. Some of the topics include the evaluation of patients with diffuse symmetric polyneuropathies and the clinical approach used in an electrodiagnostic laboratory to evaluate a person with neck pain, lumbar spine pain, or limb symptoms which are suggestive of radiculopathy. In the final section learn about entrapment neuropathies of the median and ulnar neuropathies.
In the Upper Extremity Focal Neuropathies, learn the anatomy of the brachial plexus and the median, radial and ulnar nerves, the common lesions of these structures, and the electrodiagnostic approach for evaluating these nerves.
In the Shoulder Disorders course,learn the anatomy and biomechanics of the shoulder as a framework for diagnosis and management, how to properly tailor and use examination techniques to make a differential diagnosis of shoulder pain, the pros and cons of shoulder various radiographic imaging techniques, and treatment techniques for conditions of the shoulder.
The AANEM designates this enduring material for a maximum of 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit expires 9/30/2014.