Low Back pain x 6 weeks not resolving with appropriate care and associated with prolonged morning stiffness.
Stiff and limited range of motion with > 2 hours of morning stiffness
Not responding to appropriate care.
Identification of inflammatory versus mechanical low back pain.
Need for investigations and RACE referral
Patient Questionnaire to identify history and function.
Core Tool Q 4 Red Flag
MSK Differential Diagnosis for Inflammatory conditions
Welcome, encouragement to learn and appreciative of time commitment
Use Tent cards with learners name and practice location.
Session Facilitator introduces profile of group and asks that each participant introduces self on first time speaking.
Show Slide 2&3 and briefly go over disclosures
Show Slide 4 and review intended learning objectives:
By the end of the session, learners will be able to…
Identify inflammatory versus non-inflammatory signs and symptoms
List 3 assessment tools that may be useful
Identity appropriate investigations
Appropriate access of RACE line
Case Study (Jonathon ,31 – Inflammatory Back Pain)
Present case information one slide at a time, pausing where appropriate to solicit participant input
Slide 5- what else would people want to know from history (before slide 6)
Slide 6- ask audience- what assessment tools would they use?
Slide 7- before physical exam slide, ask the audience what kind of things they’d look for
Slide 17- Ask audience about determination of appropriate referrals for investigation and consultation.