2022 Musculoskeletal Update for Primary Care

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Conference description

The 2022 Musculoskeletal Update will focus on diagnosing and treating various types of musculoskeletal-related pain. 

Conference date

November 4, 2022

Conference location

Crowne Plaza - Lake Oswego, Oregon

Please note: This is a live, in-person meeting. The conference will not be available via livestream.

Target audience

The program is designed for internists, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physical therapists.

Friday, November 4

7:15      Registration check-in/Breakfast    

8:00      The Cognitive Musculoskeletal Physical Exam: Enhancing your Skills - Hans Carlson, MD

8:40      Evaluation of Hip Region Pain - Andrea Herzka, MD

9:20      Relevant Cases and Panel Discussion/Questions - Hans Carlson, MD and Andrea Herzka, MD

9:50      BREAK    

10:10    Inflammatory Spine Pain: Identification and Management of Spondyloarthropathies and Similar Conditions - Atul Deodhar, MD

10:50    Inflammatory Arthritis and Physical Activity: Safety, Efficacy and Implementation - Hans Carlson, MD and Carly Lochala, PT, DPT, NCS

11:30    Relevant Cases and Panel Discussion/Questions - Atul Deodhar, MD, Hans Carlson, MD and Carly Lochala, PT

Noon    LUNCH    

1:00    Radiating Leg Pain: Sciatica, Plexopathy or Something Else? - Nels Carlson, MD

1:40    The 60-second Neuro Exam - Nels Carlson, 

2:20    Relevant Cases and Panel Discussion/Questions - Nels Carlson, MD

2:50    BREAK    

3:10    MSK Jeopardy

3:50    Pain Management: Alternatives for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain - Scott Mist, PhD, MAcOM

4:30    Relevant Cases and Panel Discussion/Questions    Nels Carlson, MD and Scott Mist, MD

5:00    ADJOURN     

Course fees

Prior to October 22: $200   

On or after October 22: $250

Cancellation deadline: October 31.

Cancellation policy

To help meet administrative costs, a $35.00 service charge will be assessed on all refund requests received by October 31, 2022; no refunds can be issued after that date.


Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

American Medical Association

Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


E-mail: cme@ohsu.edu

If you have a disability and require assistance to participate in the conference, please contact the Division of Continuing Professional Development as soon as possible, but no later than 20 business days prior to the conference.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism at OHSU

OHSU School of Medicine seeks a learning environment where all presentations, interactions, and conversations are respectful, harassment-free and provide a discrimination-free environment for all learners, faculty, residents, fellows, staff and others in attendance. All presenters are asked to honor OHSU SOM’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and anti-racism.