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DIS003 Progressive Neurological Disorders

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DIS003 Progressive Neurological Disorders
SKU: 004/012 - DIS003
$110.00

This course will present an overview of progressive neurological disorders including Muscular Dystrophy, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Multiple Sclerosis, Post-polio Syndrome and Parkinson's Disease.

Significant discounts are available to VGM and US Rehab Members! Call us prior to purchase for your discount code: 800-987-7342.

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Disease processes, medical conditions and traumas can be categorized as either progressive or non-progressive.A progressive condition is one in which there is some kind of degenerative or on-going process which causes continued, and most often, worsening of symptoms.The individual with a progressive condition will most likely, over time, experience a decline in function, medical health, physical capabilities and/or cognitive capacity. This course will present an overview of progressive neurological disorders including Muscular Dystrophy, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Multiple Sclerosis, Post-polio Syndrome and Parkinson's Disease.

Learning objectives:

  1. Describe the pathology that causes Muscular Dystrophy, Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Post-polio Syndrome (PPS), and Parkinson's Disease (PD);
  2. Describe the symptoms, typical progression and prognosis of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), SMA, ALS, and PD;
  3. Describe the symptoms of PPS;
  4. Discuss the factors that should be considered in the provision of seating and mobility devices for a person with DMD, SMA, ALS, PPS or PD;
  5. Describe the range of potential effects of MS on muscle strength and motor control;
  6. List at least five other potential effects of MS;
  7. Discuss the range of seating and mobility devices that might be used by a person with MS and factors that should be considered in their provision.
To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey.

Continuing education: VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program. RESNA and NRRTS approve the 0.1 IACET CEUs for recertification.

Significant discounts are available to VGM and US Rehab Members! Call us prior to purchase for your discount code: 800-987-7342.

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