Online Course
Lisfranc Injuries
Explore conservative management options for Lisfranc injuries

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

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Introduction

Lisfranc injuries disrupt the metatarsal bones causing displacement. Direct or indirect trauma to the Lisfranc joint complex can cause joint dislocation, sprain, ligament rupture or fracture of the bones. It is important to be able to identify these injuries as the diagnosis is missed or delayed in 20 percent of cases. In this course, Helene Simpson discusses the diagnosis of Lisfranc injuries and conservative management options.

Aims

This course outlines Lisfranc injury mechanisms, the clinical presentation of Lisfranc injuries and options for their conservative management.

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 hour 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 0.7 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 the relevant anatomy and epidemiology of Lisfranc injuries
  • explain mechanisms of injury for Lisfranc injuries
  • accurately identify common signs and symptoms of Lisfranc injuries
  • discuss conservative management options for Lisfranc injuries

Online Course: Lisfranc Injuries

Explore conservative management options for Lisfranc injuries

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Course instructor:

Helene Simpson

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

1 hour
Duration
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Summarising the latest research & evidence

Trusted by over - clinicians

Learn anytime, anywhere, on any device

Accredited certificate of completion

Introduction

Lisfranc injuries disrupt the metatarsal bones causing displacement. Direct or indirect trauma to the Lisfranc joint complex can cause joint dislocation, sprain, ligament rupture or fracture of the bones. It is important to be able to identify these injuries as the diagnosis is missed or delayed in 20 percent of cases. In this course, Helene Simpson discusses the diagnosis of Lisfranc injuries and conservative management options.

Aims

This course outlines Lisfranc injury mechanisms, the clinical presentation of Lisfranc injuries and options for their conservative management.

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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