With the majority of patients with musculoskeletal conditions being managed in primary and community-based care, it’s important for you to ensure your skills and knowledge remain up to date; which is where we come in.

The Versus Arthritis Core Skills in Musculoskeletal Care Workshops provide an interactive, face-to-face learning environment where you will cover NICE guidelines, diagnostic triage, management of common scenarios, examinations, and more.

08:45-09:15 Registration
09:15-10:00 Osteoarthritis and history taking: An introduction to core skills
10:00-11:45 Workshop 1: Lower back pain and sciatica
11:45-12:00 Break
12:00-12:45 MSK bitesize: An overview of musculoskeletal conditions
12:45-13:30 Lunch and networking
13:30-15:00 Workshop 2: Upper limb pain including neck (with emphasis on shoulder)
15:00-15:15 Break
15:15-16:45 Workshop 3: Lower limb pain and OA (with emphasis on knee)
16:45-17:00 Key concept review

RCGP accredited

You’ll receive up to 12 CPD hours when you complete the online e-learning and face-to-face workshop.

All delegates are strongly advised to complete the RCGP Core Skills in Musculoskeletal Care e-learning course (5 CPD hours) prior to the workshop in order to be eligible to earn a Level 1 Certificate in Core Skills in Musculoskeletal Care. This will ensure you are fully prepared for the practical workshop, facilitating your learning experience and that of your colleagues.

The e-learning can be accessed here.