Nursing: My Back Hurts: Evaluating and Treating One of the More Common Complaints in Primary Care

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About the Course


Audience:  The following course is intended for all nurses who have patients who complain of low back pain or may experience back pain themselves.

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the approach necessary to perform a physical examination for patients presenting with low back pain.
  2. Utilize diagnostic tools to form a working diagnosis for patients with low back pain.
  3. Develop an appropriate treatment plan for patients with low back pain.


About the Author

Marie Pham-Russell, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Marie Pham-Russell is an assistant professor in the BSN program at the University of Arkansas Fort Smith and practices as a family nurse practitioner at River Valley Primary Care Services in Fort Smith. She has completed a disclosure statement and reports no relationships related to this article.

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