Iain Muir

Associate Teaching Professor, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine - Physical Therapy

Contact

Associate Teaching Professor, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine - Physical Therapy
Email
imuir@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-6106
Address
1-37 Corbett (E.A.) Hall
8205 - 114 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2G4

Courses

EXFRM 2700 - Diagnostic Imaging for MSK Disorders in Primary Care I: Basic Principles and Clinical Decision Makng

This learning series focuses on the safe and appropriate usage of diagnostic imaging for the management of common musculoskeletal conditions seen in primary care settings. Module 1 describes the physical principles, safety, limitations and potential benefits of conventional radiographs, CT scan, magnetic resonance imaging and diagnostic ultrasound. It also presents a clinical decision making framework that incorporates the use of evidence based point-of-care decision making tools when considering if imaging is indicated.


EXFRM 2701 - Diagnostic Imaging for MSK Disorders in Primary Care II: Lumbar Spine and Lower Extremity

This learning series focuses on the safe and appropriate usage of diagnostic imaging for the management of common musculoskeletal conditions seen in primary care settings. This module focuses on the clinical decision making skills to make appropriate referrals and utilization diagnostic imaging for musculoskeletal disorders of the lumbar spine, hip, knee, ankle and foot. Student will learn to determine if imaging is indicated and how to select the most appropriate imaging modality when imaging is indicated.


EXFRM 2702 - Diagnostic Imaging for MSK Disorders in Primary Care III: Cervical Spine and Upper Extremity

This learning series focuses on the safe and appropriate usage of diagnostic imaging for the management of common musculoskeletal conditions seen in primary care settings. This module focuses on the clinical decision-making skills to make appropriate referrals and utilization diagnostic imaging for musculoskeletal disorders of the cervical spine, shoulder, elbow, wrist and the hand. It discusses how to determine if imaging is indicated and how to select the most appropriate imaging modality when imaging is indicated.


PTHER 350 - Structural Human Anatomy

An in-depth study of the gross anatomy of the upper and lower extremities, trunk, head and neck. Sections offered at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.


PTHER 577 - Foundations of Primary Care

Introduction to Primary Care and the role of the physical therapist in this practice setting. This course will provide foundational knowledge of the pathophysiology and presentation of common medical conditions, history-taking and medical screening, pharmacology and commonly used medications, diagnostic imaging, laboratory tests and clinical reasoning models. Prerequisite: PTHER 516.


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