COVID-19 Impacts: Running Your Community Office Safely – Incorporating Virtual Musculoskeletal Examinations during a Pandemic


Join us for this online accredited educational session where highly experienced and knowledgeable specialists will share their experiences and best practices in managing virtual musculoskeletal examinations (specifically, wrist/hand and shoulder) in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinar will include a panel of experts and participants will be prompted to ask their questions in real time using webinar technology. We encourage you to send your questions in early. 


  • Moderator and presenters visible via webcam
  • Presentation slides visible on the webinar
  • Audio live through your computer speakers
  • Your questions sent via slido (see below)


Prior to the webinar you will receive an email from UBC CPD with connection details. If you do not receive this email, please check your spam folders. You should add “” to your safe sender list. If you do not see the connection email, please contact us.


  • The Question & Answer page is OPEN NOW – we encourage you to submit your questions early.
  • Go to and enter the event ID # virtualexam. Or go directly to
  • Type out your question in the ‘type your question’ field and click ‘SEND’. You will see your question posted and you will be able to review questions that others have asked. Your questions can be asked anonymously, just leave your name out when posting your questions.
  • Up-vote: feel free to click the thumbs up icon beside the questions you like as this will move those questions to the top of the queue.
  • Questions will be reviewed by the moderator and relayed to the presenters before the session and during the Q&A period.


Skills Gained
  • Confidently manage focused virtual musculoskeletal (wrist/hand and shoulder) examinations.
  • Identify the parts of physical exams that can be achieved effectively through video-enabled visits.
  • Discuss the suggested best practices on use of diagnostic imaging during a pandemic.


Key Speakers
  • Panelist: Dr. Fay Leung, Orthopedic Surgeon, Clinical Associate Professor, UBC Department of Orthopaedics
  • Panelist: Dr. Rod French, Plastic Surgeon, Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC Division of Plastic Surgery
  • Moderator: Dr. Brenda Hardie, Family Physician