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GEN-C presents Recent Onset Lumbar Radiculopathy

Course Date

Start: 6th October 2019
End: 1st October 2020

Course Location

GEN-C, England

Course Description

The Global Education Network for Chiropractic is a collaboration between the European Academy of Chiropractic, Chiropractic Australia, and The Royal College of Chiropractors. The GEN-C brings you online evidence-based CPD developed by leading experts in our profession. More information about the GEN-C and available CPD can be found at

Course Title: GEN-C presents Recent Onset Lumbar Radiculopathy
The course consists of one lecture introducing you to the current literature in lumbar radiculopathy. Lumbar radiculopathy presents many challenges in practice. The lecture includes how to improve patient outcomes via an evidence-based conservative care approach.

Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the course, the learner should be able to:
1. Understand the complex patho-aetiology, epidemiology and clinical challenges related to managing recent onset lumbar radiculopathy
2. Be able to formulate a plan for how to assess patients with recent onset lumbar radiculopathy integrating Danish/UK evidence-based models and standards of care
3. Be able to formulate a plan for how you would manage patients with recent onset radiculopathy integrating Danish/UK evidence-based models and standards of care
4. Understand the variation in presentation of lumbar radiculopathy and introduce troubleshooting principles and referral considerations to maximise clinical outcome

Following completion of the lecture, you will be directed to 10 multiple choice questions. Upon successful completion of these questions you will be emailed a CPD certificate for 1 hour (or 1 point).

The lecture is presented by Professor David Byfield BSc (Hons), DC, MPhil, FCC, FBCA, FEAC, FHEA:
David Byfield has been in private practice and chiropractic education for the past 40 years in Canada, England and Wales. David joined the University of South Wales in 1998 to help develop an integrated masters chiropractic degree programme. He was Head of Welsh Institute of Chiropractic (WIOC) and currently the Head of Clinical Services in the Faculty of Life Sciences and Education. David has written three chiropractic educational textbooks related to chiropractic manipulative skills learning and teaching and has published several scientific papers including book chapters covering spinal manipulation and rehabilitation. David has been a member of the General Chiropractic Council in the UK and currently sits on the ECCE and Chairs the Special Interest Group Clinical Practice. David has recently been conferred Professor in Professional Practice by the University of South Wales and is developing a research portfolio around the relationship between chronic back pain, physical inactivity and accelerated cognitive decline.

How to register for the course:
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