This course has been approved for 3 hours of Continuing Education. Check for your individual State status below.
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In clinical practice, musculoskeletal clinicians use tests and measures for a probabilistic approach to clinical decision-making. This decision-making approach requires that the tests and measures provide tangible value and can alter the post-test probability of diagnosis or prognosis. Recent evidence also dictates that selected tests should be used either early in the examination process to rule out contenders or late in the examination process to confirm hypotheses. The use of diagnostic accuracy values such as sensitivity, specificity, and positive likelihood ratios has improved our ability to discriminate tests’ strengths. The focus of this course is to provide those tests and measures and the appropriate order within an examination that improves the probability of a correct diagnosis or outcome.
This course has been approved by:
State Board Approvals (2023):
PACE Approved States:
AK, KS, ME, MA, MN, NV, NH, NJ, NC, ND, SC, SD, TN, NS, PR
Auto-Approved States (States not requiring applications):
CO, CT, DE, ID, IL, IA, MD, MI, MT, NE, OH, OR, RI, UT, VA, VT, WA, DC, BC, MAN, ON, PEI, QB, YK
For PACE and Auto-Approved states, users are advised to check with their boards to ensure this is in accordance with state rules and regulations.
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