AGE017 - Aging and Multiple Sclerosis
This course reviews the relationship between aging and multiple sclerosis.
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