Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Learn to diagnose the most frequent compression neuropathy with nerve ultrasound and how to put your findings in context with clinical symptoms and electrodiagnostic results.
Estimated duration of the course: 4 hours
Presenters: Doris Lieba-Samal, MD; Gerd Bodner, MD (Vienna, Austria)
Learning objectives: After completion of the course you will be able to:
- recognise the anatomy relevant for carpal tunnel syndrome
- establish or exclude diagnosis of CTS based on clinical symptoms and examination
- understand changes in electrophysiologic examinations connected to CTS
- examine patients with suspected CTS with ultrasound
- differentiate normal from pathological ultrasound findings
- diagnose CTS with ultrasound according to the state of the art
Financial disclosures: Doris Lieba-Samal does not have any relevant financial
relationship to disclose; Gerd Bodner does not have any relevant
financial relationship to disclose; Staff at Siyemi Learning and
SonoCampus do not have any relevant financial relationship to disclose.
CME information: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance
with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council
for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of
Siyemi Learning and SonoCampus. Siyemi Learning is accredited by the ACCME to
provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Learning designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA
Category 1 CreditsTM.
Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
How to earn your CME credit
In order to earn
credit, you must watch the videos, take the quiz (pass mark 75%) and complete
the evaluation. Once the evaluation has
been submitted you will be able to download your CME certificate.
US physicians wishing to receive a CME certificate awarding AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Release date: July 1st, 2019
Expiry date: June 30th, 2022