This 18 hour, competency-based course, covers 16 hours on site and 2 hours of online examination, to provide the clinician with a theoretical base for clinical decision making and hands-on performance for orthopedic management of the lumbopelvic region. The clinician will learn detailed rationale behind a structured subjective examination, efficient performance of evidence-based objective measures, and discussion on clinical decision pathways to further strengthen their initial hypothesis. Following discussion of clinical prediction rules and guidelines, the clinician will become proficient in performance of thrust and non-thrust techniques in this region and exercise prescription to increase patient success rate and efficiency. In order to complete this course, a skills check-off will be performed at the end. At the end of this course, an online examination will be administered at home and a certificate of attendance will be issued.
Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Certified Occupational Therapist Assistants, Certified Athletic Trainers
*AIB Certification does not supersede an individual’s professional scope of practice as determined by their governing professional Association, Society or State License.
- Understand the SINSS approach for clinical reasoning.
- Review outcomes tools and explain how they play a role in yellow flag screening and patient prognosis.
- Analyze the subjective evaluation to determine appropriate objective data to utilize in the evaluation process.
- Integrate the treatment-based classification and clinical practice guidelines into clinical decision making.
- Be able to perform a thorough evidence-based objective examination.
- Be able to demonstrate proficiency with evidence-based techniques utilizing the test-treat-retest model.