October 31, 2020

EM165: ROMA - Medical Screening & Differential Diagnosis For Physiotherapists

This 2-day course is comprised of lectures, case study presentations, group discussions and practical sessions to enable you to integrate medical screening procedures into your physiotherapy practice.

The course will offer a comprehensive look at common neuromusculoskeletal and non-neuromusculoskeletal pathologies which require screening by Physiotherapists in the modern healthcare systems.

Evidence and procedures to make sound clinical judgements regarding medical screening and differential diagnosis to differentiate safely and efficiently between neuromusculoskeletal dysfunctions and serious pathology will be presented, to help the Physiotherapist decide when to treat or when to refer onto another profession.

Medical screening and differential diagnosis are essential components of autonomous practice and are within the scope of the Physiotherapy profession.

30 Seats

Intended for

Doctors and Physiotherapists


  • Deposit €160.00 + VAT 22% (€195.20) within 7 days from the registration
  • Balance €150.00 + VAT 22% (€183.00) by date October 26, 2020
Total: €310.00 + VAT 22% (€378.20)
16 Hours


31 October - 01 November 2020
Richiesti 20 ECM


English with continuous italian translation

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The course is organized in ROMA with NEWMASTER.

Location: NewMaster Course Center Via Cristoforo Colombo, 112 - 00145 ROMA (RM)

Location Info: infosito@newmaster.it Tel. +39 06 51 600 107

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Day 1

09:00 to 10:30 Direct access in Physiotherapy Introduction to the Maitland Concept of Clinical Reasoning Medical Screening versus Differential Diagnosis Red Flags and Series Diseases

10.30-10.45 Coffee Break

10.45-11.45 MSCC & CES

11.45-13.00 Manual Neurological Examination Upper and Lower Limb

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14:00 to 15:30 Cervical Radiculopathy versus Myelopathy Considerations when it differs between Shoulder Pain, Chest Pain and Lumbar Pain

15.30-15.45 Break 15.45-17.30 Differentiate between DVT leg pain and fractures


Day 2

09:00 to 10:30 Differentiating between:

  • NMS (neuromusculoskeletal) and Cardiovascular System
  • NMS and Pulmonary System
  • NMS and Gastroenteric System
  • NMS and the Endocrine System

10.30-10.45 Coffee Break

10.45-13.00 Differentiate between NMS and the Hepato / Biliary System and Urogenital Cancer

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14:00 to 17:00 Considerations in Rheumatology Abdomen and Abdominal Palpation

17.00-17.30 ECM Test and Conclusions