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ATSU Continuing Education

october, 2018

27oct8:00 am5:00 pmAssessment & Management of the ‘rotator cuff’; an evidence-based approach


Event Details

Assessment & Management of the ‘rotator cuff’; an evidence-based approach by Chris Littlewood, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer in Clinical Trials

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This one day course is aimed at all clinicians who wish to develop their understanding of the ‘rotator cuff’. The course provides an opportunity for enquiring clinicians to explore current research findings and what this means for clinical practice. The course offers a mix of learning opportunities including lectures, discussion, reflective case study and practical demonstrations. Topics covered include assessment & diagnosis, appropriate use of terminology, understanding pain, and treatment/management. Throughout the course, participants will have the opportunity to reflect on their current practice and consider how any new learning might be integrated for the benefit of themselves and their patients.

To develop a research-informed approach to the assessment & management of the ‘rotator cuff’
To gain understanding of the practical application of a simple assessment & management framework for the ‘rotator cuff’
To recognize limitations in current knowledge and avenues for further research
To explore current thinking in relation to pain and the ‘rotator cuff’
To develop understanding of other treatment approaches, including surgery and corticosteroid injections, in non-responding patients
To further develop skills of reflective practice.

Who is Dr. Chris Littlewood?
Dr. Chris Littlewood is a UK based physiotherapist. He has extensive experience of working in the UK NHS and private sector and is currently employed as a Senior Lecturer in Clinical Trials at Keele University, UK.

Chris undertook a PhD relating to the assessment and management of rotator cuff tendinopathy. He has also undertaken further post-graduate clinical training as well as a Master’s Degree in Health Services Research and a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning & Teaching in Higher Education.

Chris supervises MSc and PhD students and is also currently an Associate Editor for the journal Shoulder & Elbow. He has lectured and facilitated courses across the UK, Europe, and Australia.


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