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Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, August 2, 2018
8:00am – 9:00am

UConn Health
Henry Low Learning Center

Medical Grand Rounds Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and Department of Medicine

Speakers: Michael Erdil, MD, F.O.C.O.E.M. William S. Shaw, PhD Assistant Clinical Professor Assistant Professor of Medicine Occupational and Environmental Health Occupational and Environmental Health UCONN Health UCONN Health

Title: Low Back Pain and Disability

Date: August 2, 2018

Time: 8:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Location: Henry Low Learning Center UConn Health

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to):

1. Identify history and physical exam including psychosocial factors that are evidence-based prognostic indicators for delayed pain and functional recovery after onset of low back pain. 2. Describe evidence-based treatment guidelines and recommendations for management of patients with acute or sub-acute low back pain with respect to screening, symptom control, imaging, treatment options and specialist referrals. 3. Recognize workplace factors and employer policies associated with delayed return-to-work and how these issues can be identified and addressed by internal medicine clinicians and ancillary care providers as a part of patient interviewing.

Target Audience: The Department of Medicine faculty, housestaff and students, though many topics will be of interest to housestaff, students and other faculty members within the University of CT School of Medicine and Dental Medicine.

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content. Neither the activity director, planning committee members, nor the speakers, Drs. Erdil and Shaw have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation.

Drs. Erdil and Shaw will not be discussing the use of off -labeled use of any products.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.


Evaluations: Participants are re


Continuing Medical Education (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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