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Assessment of the Ankle
The key to providing successful treatment is becoming proficient in the examination

1-1.5 hours

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Helene is an experienced physiotherapist and lecturer who specialises in the ankle-foot complex

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Introduction

Functional assessment is when clinicians bring together their knowledge of foot and ankle anatomy with the history of a patient's injury: the type, the extent and the mechanism. The end result is a framework that contains a timeline for treatment, a list of further referrals if needed, a treatment plan and a treatment strategy. However, a detailed examination is key to a successful treatment.

Aims

This course aims to provide clinicians with foot and ankle assessment tools to develop successful treatment strategies.

Outline

This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Video
  2. Reading activity
  3. Quiz

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

Practicalities

Hours of Learning - No deadlines are applied to this course and it can be started and completed in your own time according to your personal schedule. We expect the required elements to take around 1-1.5 hours depending on your schedule and learning style. Additionally there are many optional resources provided and if you choose to review these the course could take longer to complete.
Types of Activities - Reading Physiopedia pages, journal articles, book chapters. Watching videos. Attempting quizzes. Participating in an international discussion forum.
Certificates - At the end of the course, when you have completed all of the required elements, you will be able to download a certificate of completion and 0.9 Plus points will be added to your personalised learning dashboard.

Requirements to complete this course

In order to complete this course and receive a course completion certificate plus CEUs/CCUs/CPD points you will need to:

  1. Respect the Plus Community Culture.
  2. Log all the required learning activities as complete (represented by the orange icons!).
  3. Actively and appropriately participate in the course discussions.
  4. Pass a final quiz with a score of 80% or more.
  5. Complete a course evaluation form.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • discuss key components of the subjective interview
  • identify red flags related to foot and ankle assessment
  • provide five or more examples of different tests used to assess the foot and ankle
  • provide at least one example of a patient-reported outcome (PRO) related to the foot and ankle injury
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Helene is truly fantastic! She is an expert in teaching with humility but a great understanding of her field. And I know she has built the course on years of real-life patient exposure, and now her knowledge is so useful to all of us.
Physiotherapist
Ireland

Online Course: Assessment of the Ankle

The key to providing successful treatment is becoming proficient in the examination

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Course instructor:

Helene Simpson

Helene is an experienced physiotherapist and lecturer who specialises in the ankle-foot complex

1-1.5 hours
Duration
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Participants

Summarising the latest research & evidence

Trusted by over - clinicians

Learn anytime, anywhere, on any device

Accredited certificate of completion

Introduction

Functional assessment is when clinicians bring together their knowledge of foot and ankle anatomy with the history of a patient's injury: the type, the extent and the mechanism. The end result is a framework that contains a timeline for treatment, a list of further referrals if needed, a treatment plan and a treatment strategy. However, a detailed examination is key to a successful treatment.

Aims

This course aims to provide clinicians with foot and ankle assessment tools to develop successful treatment strategies.

Outline

This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Video
  2. Reading activity
  3. Quiz

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

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