Course Description
The goal of this activity is to improve the knowledge and competence of healthcare providers and public health professionals so they may better understand, diagnose, treat and manage injuries and illnesses as a result of occupational and environmental exposures of workers and worker populations.

This lecture will focus on clinical aspects and strategies for evaluating patients who present with shoulder, upper back, and neck pain. The role of imaging in the diagnostic evaluation of neck and shoulder pain, and common-sense treatment options, will be discussed.

* LIVE WEBINAR Broadcast *

February 27, 2020 - LIVE Broadcast from UW Medicine South Lake Union

Is it the Neck or the Shoulder? Diagnosis & Treatment of Upper Back and Neck Pain

Greg Nakamoto, MD FACP

Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine

Atul K. Gupta, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Mason Medical Center

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Intended Audience

Occupational and Environmental Medicine Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Industrial Hygienists and other occupational health professionals involved in treating patients with multiple or complex medical conditions in occupational and environmental medicine.

6:40 p.m.  Webinar live feed begins
6:45 p.m.  Lecture
7:45 p.m.  Q&A
8:00 p.m.  Adjourn

* This event is also available for in-person or Olympia satellite site participation *

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Continuing education for the activity has been approved.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

Please see for complete information on the types of continuing education available.