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Understanding and Managing Common Muscular Dystrophies

Course: #5342Level: Introductory2 Hours
Live WebinarThu, Oct 28, 2021 at 3:00 pm EDT

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.

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Live Webinar

Thu, 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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the hallmark symptoms and differences between the presented diseases.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list 3 unique pieces of equipment or technology which might be used for someone with muscular dystrophy.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify 3 treatments that would be appropriate for persons with one of the muscular dystrophies.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
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

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Amber Ward has received an honorarium for presenting this course. Non-financial: Amber Ward has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com, a Continued site.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 03155. This distance learning - interactive course is offered at 0.2 CEUs (Introductory level, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 hours, 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) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA OccupationalTherapy.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 2.5 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Rehabilitation Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.