Neuromuscular Conditions Live Broadcast

Course

Course Objectives:


  1. Describe the pathophysiology, manifestations, diagnosis, and general management for the following conditions: Myasthenia gravis, Guillain Barré syndrome, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Muscular dystrophy, Spinal muscle atrophy, Critical illness polyneuropathy and myopathy
  2. Describe techniques for assessment of weakness of ventilatory apparatus including physical assessment, lung volume measurement, blood gases, inspiratory and expiratory pressures and sleep studies
  3. Describe techniques applied to non-ventilatory management of neuromuscular conditions
  4. Identify the goals for mechanical ventilation for patients with neuromuscular disease
  5. Describe the selection and application of mechanical ventilation methods to neuromuscular conditions

Description:

Purchasing this course allows you to participate in the live broadcast airing on Friday, October 29, 2021 at 10:00 Central Time. It is not a course that can be taken at any time.

If you miss the live broadcast, you may move your credit to another live broadcast or recorded course, or cancel for a refund.

The broadcast link will become available 30 minutes before showtime. Return to the Real-Time Live Broadcast page and click the blue button labeled CLICK HERE TO JOIN OUR MEETING.

The evaluation will be available after the broadcast ends and is located at the bottom of this page, below the helpful links. You must return to this page and fill it out immediately. Contact us if you experience any difficulties accessing the evaluation.

Certificates are awarded upon completion of the evaluation and are located on the Account > Courses page.

Required links:

Needle EMG

Demyelination

Thymus enlargement with MG

Diseased spinal neurons

Information and images of ALS pathology

Radiograph of severe kyphoscoliosis

SNIP Testing

Hayek website

NIPPV for pediatric patients

FYI Optional links:

Electrophysiology testing

Nerve conduction studies

Train-of-four stimulation

Zika virus

Patient on plasmapheresis

View a Lou Gehrig video

Article on infant botulism

Article with predicted MIP and MEP values

Predicted SNIP values

Must-Read article on SMA