Basic Skills in MSK Physician Exam and Joint Injection: Hands on Experience

This workshop is divided into 2 sessions MSK exam and joint injection.
In each session, participants will rotate on 4 stations. Then, they will move on to the next session


Anwar AlBasri, MD | Kuwait



Workshop Date


Targeted Audience

Rheumatologist, Rheumatology resident/fellow, Physical medicine and their residents, orthopedic surgery resident, Internist, Internal Medicine resident, Medical students

Registration Fees (Include both MSK exam and Joint injection)

Early Bird registration                               120 USD

Late registration                                         150 USD

ONSITE registration                                   175 USD

*discount for medical students and residents on total


Limited seats up to 20 participants


Pre-registration is required

Venue place

Regency Hotel, Kuwait City


CME Accredited

Musculoskeletal (MSK) Exam


Ali Aldei, MD | Kuwait
Amna Almuhairi, MD | UAE
Asal Adnan, MD | Iraq
Nadeen Hilal, MD | Lebanon

Workshop Description

Findings from a proper MSK examination are extremely useful in diagnosing rheumatologic disorders, especially where gold-standard diagnostic tests are lacking. Thus, basic MSK examination skills are crucial skills that physicians should have. This hands-on workshop focuses on MSK examination of shoulder, hand/wrist, knee and back exam from rheumatology point of view.

Educational Objectives

Attendees will be able to demonstrate clinical examinations techniques of shoulder, hand/wrist, knees and Back. 

Joint Injection


Ahmad Asaad, MD | Syria
Anwar Albasri, MD | Kuwait
Hoda Tarakmeh, MD | Kuwait
Karima Becetti, MD | Qatar

Workshop Description

Injection therapy is an important adjust in diagnosis and treatment of patients attending rheumatology clinic. This workshop aims at providing attendees with injections techniques based on anatomy. Attendees will have hand on training on how to perform the procedure on phantoms.

Educational Objectives

This workshop aims outline the indications and contraindication for joint injection
Discuss practical consideration for consent, equipment, techniques and complications
Demonstrate practical techniques on injections of knee, wrist/elbow, shoulder and ankle