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ATSU Continuing Education

june, 2020

13jun9:00 am5:00 pmEvent CancelledMusculoskeletal Imaging:Applications to Clinical Practice


Event Details

We apologize but this course has been cancelled.


Sponsored by the Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency program at A.T. Still University  in conjunction with the Physical Therapy Department in the Arizona School of Health Sciences.

The Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency program is accredited by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency & Fellowship Education (ABPTRFE).

Course Instructor: Colin Rigney, PT, DPT, OCS, RMSK 

Course Description

  • This course will give clinicians knowledge on principles of musculoskeletal ultrasound, including general physics/machine instrumentation, anatomy, pathology and the current role for clinic application as it relates to Physical Therapists.
  • This course is designed to give registrants maximal opportunity for practical learning with 4 hours of scanning in the afternoon. Due to the course being one day, the lecture topics will cover areas in the upper extremity most commonly seen in clinical practice

Course Objectives

  • Give clinicians an understanding of ultrasound history
  • Identify when musculoskeletal sonography is indicated to assist in managing and diagnosing common conditions
  • Explain basic physics and instrumentation of ultrasound for optimal viewing potential
  • Present information on common uses and limitations using MSK ultrasound
  • Review of anatomy for upper extremity scanning
  • Present most common pathology with MSK ultrasound
  • Give clinicians understanding MSKUS utilization in current best practices
  • Perform basic scans of the shoulder, elbow and hand/wrist

** The morning session will cover introduction to musculoskeletal ultrasound imaging and pathology as well as a live demonstration of selected anatomical sites. and introduction and afternoon session will consist of upper extremity scanning and practical application with our expert instructors

CEU: Participants are awarded 0.7 CEUs or 7 contact hours at the end of the course.

Cost: $225 General;  $175 for non ATSU Alumni and Clinical Instructors

ATSU Physical Therapy Department is qualified to provide physical therapist continuing education courses and activities according to the Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy (Rule R4-24-402).

CEU courses and other post-professional programs offered at ATSU are not associated with the CAPTE accredited residential Doctor of Physical Therapy program.


(Saturday) 9:00 am - 5:00 pm AZ Time


ATSU - Mesa Campus

5850 E Still Circle, Mesa, AZ 85206


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