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MSK Spine Online

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Faculty: Dr. Julia Alleyne

Guest Faculty: Dr. Hamilton Hall

About this Course:

Developed by the Centre for Effective Practice (CEP) and funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC), as part of the Knowledge Translation in Primary Care Initiative, this course aims to familiarize primary care providers with current guidelines for evidence-based assessment and treatment of patients with low back and/or neck pain. The CORE Back and CORE Neck Tools are incorporated into the course so you can easily translate this knowledge into practice and use them to maintain and re-frame your practice care pathways.

What can you expect from Spine Online?

  • Interesting and relevant content
  • Interactive cases and knowledge testing
  • Monitored discussion boards by subject experts
  • Practice-friendly resources and tools
  • Videos to demonstrate clinical skills
  • Practice implementation advice and discussion

Spine Online contains two modules

  • Spine Online: Low Back Module
  • Spine Online: Neck Module

You can choose to take either one or both courses for accreditation. Each module will contain the following sections:

  • Guidelines & Provincial Updates
  • Assessment: History and Physical Examination
  • Evidence Based Management
  • Practice Tools and Resources


This Self-Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 4 Mainpro+ credits.