Course Details

What Will I Learn?

This is a 2-hr online course designed to enhance your understanding of the diagnosis and management of adults with hip dysplasia and femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), with a special focus on radiographic assessment of important angles and signs.

Participants will gain knowledge in:

 1) Types of imaging studies/views to order with suspected FAI/dysplasia.

2) How to view imaging studies to identify key signs of FAI/dysplasia.

3) Important management considerations for physical therapist management.

4) When and how to refer if surgical consideration is warranted.

Who Is My Instructor?

Dr. Katie O'Bright is a physical therapist and educator who has spent the majority of her career in multidisciplinary primary care settings. She started her career as an active duty Army PT where she worked in a Solider Centered Medical Home, co-located with primary care physicians, psychologists and other valued support staff. Since then, she has worked in multidisciplinary care settings in academic health systems and private practices. 

Dr. O'Bright founded Redefine Health Education with the mission of getting more physical therapists into team- based care settings, starting with primary care. She currently serves as the Education Chair to the APTA Federal’s Primary Care Special Interest Group. 

She lives in Chicago with her husband and two sons, enjoys being outdoors and Buffalo Bills football.

Course Objectives:

  1. Define femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) and hip dysplasia.
  2. Recall the typical clinical presentation of a patient presenting with symptomatic FAI/dysplasia.
  3. Recall the radiographic views necessary for the diagnosis of FAI and hip dysplasia.
  4. Understand the various radiographic signs that are evaluated in the diagnosis of FAI/dysplasia.
  5. Understand the role of MRI and CT in evaluation of FAI/dysplasia.
  6. Be familiar with the variety of appropriate management strategies for FAI/dysplasia.

Course curriculum

    1. Download Slides & Syllabus Here

    2. Recommended Reading

    3. Non-Arthritic Hip Differential Diagnosis

    4. Radiographic Views & Signs

    5. Clinical Applications

    6. Conservative & Surgical Management

    7. Case #1 - Determining Angles/Signs on A/P Pelvis

    8. Calculating the LCEA

    9. Calculating the Tonnis Angle/Acetabular Index

    10. FAI/Dysplasia Quiz

    11. Hip & Pelvis Final Evaluation

    12. FAI/Dysplasia Final Certificate

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About this course

  • $65.00
  • 14 lessons
  • 2 hours of video content
PT/PTA CEU credit is accepted in all the states highlighted in blue! If you are licensed in a gray state, we can provide all the information you need to submit for individual approval. MS: Approved Activity (limited CE credit).

Your patients will thank you for being imaging-informed.