The genetic diseases under the muscular dystrophy umbrella all present very differently and have their own unique needs and challenges for the OT practitioner. This course explores the symptoms and causes of the conditions, current research, resources, and interventions to enhance occupational engagement in the most common types.
Live WebinarThu, Oct 28, 2021 at 3:00 pm EDT
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge, 03155; CE Broker/2.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), Related To Direct Hands-On Patient Care (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-855783; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Beginner, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the hallmark symptoms and differences between the presented diseases.
- After this course, participants will be able to list 3 unique pieces of equipment or technology which might be used for someone with muscular dystrophy.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify 3 treatments that would be appropriate for persons with one of the muscular dystrophies.
|5-25 Minutes||Hallmark Symptoms of Muscular Dystrophies: Duchenne/Becker, congenital, FSH, LGMD, myotonic|
|25-35 Minutes||Hallmark Symptoms of Motor Neuron: SMAs|
|35-45 Minutes||Hallmark Symptoms of Peripheral Nerve: CMT|
|45-55 Minutes||Hallmark Symptoms of Mitochondrial: Friedreich's Ataxia|
|55-65 Minutes||Hallmark Symptoms of Myopathies: IBM, dermatomyositis, polymyositis|
|65-75 Minutes||Hallmark Symptoms of Neuromuscular Junction: MG|
|75-90 Minutes||Adaptive Techniques, Equipment, Technology|
|90-110 Minutes||Goals and Treatments|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary; Q & A|
Amber L. Ward
MS OTR/L, BCPR, ATP/SMS
Amber Ward has been a treating occupational therapist for 23 years; 10 years in inpatient rehabilitation, and 13 years as full time Occupational Therapy Coordinator with persons with progressive disorders including the ALS/MND and MDA clinics. She has treated a wide variety of neurological patients, of all ages and functional levels. She currently is an adjunct professor at the OTA program at Cabarrus College of Health Sciences in addition to working in the clinic. She received the RESNA Assistive Technology Professional certification in 2004, the Seating and Wheeled Mobility certification in 2014, and became AOTA board certified in physical rehabilitation in 2010.
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