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MSK Focus



May 2-3, 2015 session: Click Here to register


Committee Members: Julia Alleyne CFPC, Mark Leung,  Roman Jovey CFPC

Target Audience: Pain management professionals, occupational physicians, nurses, and health care clinician providers with some MSK background


  1. To conduct a diagnostic interview in an efficient and effective manner.
  2. To demonstrate evidence-based clinical examination skills for MSK assessment for upper extremity, lower extremity and spine.
  3. To apply the diagnostic examination to common soft tissue and chronic MSK disease disorders.
  4. To integrate practice tools into a diagnostic assessment and treatment plan.
  5. To apply the principles of a diagnostic examination to clinical decision-making for treatment options.


Learner Outcome

To be able to conduct a focused high-yield MSK examination to enhance accurate diagnostic clinical decision-making for best practice patient management.

Learning Format

  1. Integrated Learning: On-line Knowledge Application Case Review- 60 minutes.
  2. Immersion Learning: Case-based course/ reflective and experiential learning- 14 hours.
  3. Reflective Learning: Management focused assignment with information sharing session ( 3 hours preparation and 2 hours webinar).


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Approved for U of T accreditation.

This program is approved as a Continuing Education Certificate of Completion. CFPC: 14.0 credits Mainpro-M1 and RCPSC: 14.0 credits Section-1

Course Evaluation

Competency Checklist , Reflective Practice Log

*50% of registration fees will be refunded if cancellation is requested 30 days prior to the course. Request must be received in writing. Registrations are not transferable.

Example of Day 1 Agenda and Day 2 Agenda