PANCE Blueprint Musculoskeletal (8%)

2019 PANRE and Pilot Alternative to PANRE Musculoskeletal System Content Blueprint

PANRE/PILOT Interactive Musculoskeletal System Blueprint (9%)

2019 Interactive Musculoskeletal System Content Blueprint for the Physician Assistant National Recertifying Examination (PANRE) and the Pilot Alternative to PANRE

Musculoskeletal System: 9%*
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Diseases and Disorders Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Acute/chronic osteomyelitis
Avascular necrosis
Back strain/sprain, Lower back injuries
Biceps tendinitis
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Cauda equina syndrome
Compartment syndrome
de Quervain tenosynovitis
Fibromyalgia
Fractures and dislocations: knee/patella, ankle/foot, forearm/wrist/hand, shoulder, hipspine
Ganglion
Gout/pseudogout
Kyphosis
Lateral and medial epicondylitis
Osgood-Schlatter disease
Osteoarthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis
Rotator cuff tear
Scoliosis
Septic arthritis
Shoulder bursitis
Shoulder tendinitis
Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
Soft-tissue injuries of the knee, foot/ankle, forearm/wrist/hand
Spinal disk herniation
Spinal stenosis
Systemic lupus erythematosus
Musculoskeletal System Exam Take Exam
  • Level 1: Recognize most likely diagnosis using signs, symptoms, and risks; refer appropriately.
  • Level 2: Make appropriate diagnosis by recognizing signs, symptoms, risks and/or interpreting results of diagnostic studies, and have knowledge of first-line treatment.
  • Level 3: Make appropriate diagnosis by recognizing signs, symptoms, risks and/or interpreting results of diagnostic studies and have knowledge of first-line treatment. In addition, have knowledge required to manage well- known comorbid conditions, contraindications, and complications.
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