Acute Flaccid Myelitis: Overview of Treatment and Case Studies (Part 2)

Course: #4227Level: Intermediate1 Hour 48 Reviews

Since 2014, the United States has seen an increase of what is now classified as Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM), which caused an alarming increase in flaccid paralysis that has not been seen since the days of epidemic polio. This course will provide an overview of Activity Based Restorative Therapy that is used to treat AFM as well as highlight case studies of patients with AFM.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to define AFM and review current research.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe Activity-Based Rehabilitation (ABRT).
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify therapeutic techniques central to the practice of ABRT for AFM.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes AFM and its history
10-25 Minutes Treatment of AFM: ABRT
25-35 Minutes Results from ABRT treatments
35-55 Minutes Case studies
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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