Lesson Overview

Access: 30 days 

Cost: $60.00 NZD 

Includes CPD Certificate

Having excluded other causes of shoulder pain, we now look at the clinical classification of shoulder conditions to help guide management. 

In this lesson, we cover:

  • Definition of "diagnosis".
  • Types of diagnosis and clinical application.
  • Evidence for the diagnosis of shoulder pathology.
  • Clinical classification of shoulder conditions.

Learning Activities:
  • Pre-reading article (2)
  • Video presentation (24 mins)
  • Quiz

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this lesson you will be able to:

  • Define the term “diagnosis”.
  • Understand the types of “diagnosis” and how they are applied in the clinical context.
  • List indications for diagnostic imaging of the shoulder.
  • Discuss the evidence for the diagnosis of shoulder pathology.
  • Discuss the classification of shoulder conditions according to categories that inform management.

Study Time:
Approx. 3 hours 

Lesson curriculum

  1. 1
    • Welcome

    • How to use this course

    • Copyright Warning Notice

    • About you

  2. 2
    • Manual

    • Pre-Reading

    • Video Presentation

  3. 3
    • Quiz

  4. 4
    • Before you go...