Course

Knee Osteoarthritis Assessment and Treatment (English Version)

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If you would like to have the French version, write to us at info@bia-education.com

Our understanding of the etiology and management of knee osteoarthritis (OA) is quickly evolving. This 7,5-hour online course on knee osteoarthritis assessment and treatment will debunk common knee osteoarthritis myths, provide clinicians with a detailed overview of the complex etiology of knee osteoarthritis, and provide recommendations for the assessment and treatment of knee osteoarthritis according to best practice guidelines.

The Knee Osteoarthritis Assessment & Management online course includes:

  • 7.5 hours of educational content: 6.25 hours of video lectures and 1.25 hours of other educational material (quizzes, readings, etc.)
  • A document with sample exercises for patients with knee osteoarthritis
  • More than 400 presentation slides with tons of evidence-based recommendations to help optimize your clinical assessment, treatment and plan of care
  • A comprehensive list of references (200+ peer-reviewed articles)

Objectives:

More specifically, by the end of this online course, participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate the complex, multifactorial nature of knee osteoarthritis and its clinical presentation. 
  • Identify important risk factors for knee osteoarthritis and understand how these risk factors may contribute to the initiation/progression of knee osteoarthritis using different models.
  • Understand the different neurophysiological mechanisms involved in the experience of osteoarthritis pain, as well as factors that contribute to the maintenance and exacerbation of osteoarthritis pain. 
  • Understand the most common differential diagnoses of knee osteoarthritis. 
  • Screen for and identify red/yellow flags in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
  • Understand the importance of psychosocial factors, and their relation to prognosis and outcomes in patients with knee osteoarthritis. 
  • Integrate evidence-based clinical diagnostic criteria, assessment tools (ex: functional tests) and outcome measures to inform their clinical impression and treatment strategies. 
  • Understand best-practice recommendations and key principles for the treatment of patients with knee osteoarthritis (i.e. patient education, exercise, weight management, manual therapy, etc.). 
  • Understand best-practice recommendations for supplements, injection therapies and surgery for patients with knee osteoarthritis. 
  • Understand best-practice recommendations and key principles for pre-habilitation and post-operative rehabilitation following knee arthroplasty.

FAQ

Yes, it is possible to extend access to your courses through our Bia membership. This membership allows you, among other benefits, to enjoy extended access to the courses beyond the initial 6 months.

You can access the French subtitles for your course by clicking on “cc” in the video window at the bottom right. You can then select the language of your choice and leave them on or off. The course notes are also available in French by clicking on “ressources” when you’re on the main course page. You can also select the language of your choice at the top of the page (En/Fr).

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You will receive a notification email as soon as the pre-sale course is added to your account. This will mark the beginning of your 6-month access period.

If you don’t finish the course within 6 months, you have two options:

  1. Become a member of the Bia membership, which, among other benefits, will allow you to extend access to your courses.
  2. Purchase the course again to continue. For any questions, please contact us at info@bia-education.com.

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Course reference documents such as handout or optional articles are located in the “Resources” section, next to the image of your course. For mandatory documents, you’ll find them in the relevant lessons, in the “resources” section.

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