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.
- Describe the approach necessary to perform a physical examination for patients presenting with low back pain.
- Utilize diagnostic tools to form a working diagnosis for patients with low back pain.
- 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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