|This module is part of the 2021 Nebraska Medicine Primary Care Education On-Demand Series.|
Lower Back and Leg Pain: General Evaluation and Treatment
Chris A. Cornett, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, UNMC
Upon completion of this on-demand module, participants should be better able to:
- Describe primary causes of lower back and leg pain .
- Discuss the evaluation, work-up, and differential diagnosis for lower back and leg pain.
- Discuss treatment options for lower back and leg pain.
Method of Participation
- Review the entire activity
- Complete the post-test and evaluation
- This activity will take approximately 1 hour to complete
Term of Approval
Release Date: Dec. 15, 2021
Expiration Date: Dec. 15, 2022
Continuing Education Credits
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine. University of Nebraska Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
1.0 Contact Hour Awarded
Nebraska Medicine is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Faculty and Planning Committee Disclosures
Disclosure Declaration (PDF)
The accredited provider has mitigated and is disclosing identified relevant financial relationships for the following faculty, planners and others in control of content prior to assuming their roles:
The following faculty has nothing to disclose:
- Chris A. Cornett, MD
The below planning committee members have nothing to disclose:
- Michelle Grady, MHA
- Jacqueline Siebels, BSN, RN, NPD-BC
- Whitney Van Arsdall