This course reviews the relationship between aging and multiple sclerosis. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80 percent on the final exam and complete the course training survey. Learning objectives: 1. Describe the effects of aging on the four types of MS; 2. Describe the clinical characteristics of elderly patients with MS; 3. Explain the differences in physical, psychological, and cognitive functioning in elderly people with MS; 4. Describe the coping mechanisms for elderly people with MS; 5. Describe the available services for elderly people with MS.
Continuing education: 1.0 Category 1 CPE credits by the Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC); 1.0 Scientific (S) Category I PCEs by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics and Prosthetics (ABC) will be granted to those certified in the disciplines of: Orthotics, Orthotic Assistants, Orthotic Technicians, Orthotic Fitters, Prosthetics, Prosthetic Assistants, Prosthetic Technicians, Mastectomy Fitters, Pedorthists, Therapeutic Shoe Fitters. VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program
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