presented by Michael Fink
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Michael Fink, PT, DSc, SCS, OCS
Dr. Michael Fink is a former Air Force physical therapist that is dual board-certified in Orthopedics and Sports. He is an Associate Professor and Department Chair of PT at Lebanon Valley College, national lecturer, published researcher, and winner of numerous PT awards. Dr. Fink teaches differential diagnosis, manual therapy (including high velocity low amplitude thrust…Read full bio
1. Medical Screening and Clinical Decision Making: Part 1
Explain the Physical Therapist's role in direct access and primary care. Describe the patient interview and highlight factors impacting information gathering. Discuss the clinical relevance of red flags for serious medical disorders.
2. Medical Screening and Clinical Decision Making: Part 2
Describe three common statistical concepts: sensitivity, specificity, and likelihood ratios in relation to diagnostic tests/CPRs. Interpret findings to determine “treat versus refer”.