Back Pain Management in primary care ML2103

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CPD Hours : 3


This session aims to develop your consultation skills in assessing patients who present

with back pain in primary care.


  • Develop skills in taking a structured history in a patient presenting with back pain
  • Recognise yellow flags and how to manage
  • Recognise red flags and able to safety net or refer appropriately.
  • Use a case study approach to explore current treatment options and differential diagnosis

 Who Should Attend

Pharmacists, advanced paramedics and nurses wishing to develop skills in clinical decision-making, identifying red flags and management of minor illness presentations in general practice, urgent care and walk in centres. A case study approach is used to explore differential diagnoses, and pharmacological and non pharmacological interventions including safety netting and worsening care advice.


It is recommended that participants have a minimum of 2 years post qualifying experience and reviewed the pre-course recommended videos on neurological examination.

Session includes

  • Work booklet
  • Audio presentation
  • Quiz

Lecturer: Dr Parmy Deol, A&E Consultant Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

Recommended Courses

3 Day Clinical History Taking, Documentation and Examination Skills

Neurological Assessment Workshop

Back Pain webinar

Advanced Skills

Minor Illness

Minor Injuries

Back Pain Management Handout
Back Pain Management Multimedia Presentation
Back Pain Management MCQ
5 questions
Back Pain Management in primary care ML2103
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