Introduction to Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
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Identification and appropriate management of patients with thoracic outlet syndrome is vital to avoid lifelong complications. Gone untreated thoracic outlet syndrome can cause permanent arm swelling and pain and Ischemic ulcer of the fingers. Identifying patients who may have thoracic outlet syndrome and initiating appropriate care to necessary to allow these patients to have the best possible outcomes and improvement in quality of life.
The primary target audience for this CME activity is Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Physical Therapists, Nurses
This activity is intended for providers in the specialties of: Family Practice, General Practice, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Pain Management, Vascular Surgery
1. Identify the three types of thoracic outlet syndrome
2.Discuss the differences between the three types of thoracic outlet syndrome
3.Recognize when to refer a patient for advanced intervention for thoracic outlet syndrome
Barbara Melendez MD
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Barbara Melendez MD
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™HCA Healthcare Continental Division is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
HCA Healthcare Continental Division designates this for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 Attendance