Neuromuscular Conditions


Course Objectives

1. Describe the etiologies, manifestations, diagnostic techniques, & current case management strategies for  the following neuromuscular diseases:

  • Myasthenia gravis
  • Guillain Barré syndrome
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Spinal muscle atrophy
  • Critical illness polyneuropathy & myopathy

2. Describe the techniques for assessment of weakness of ventilatory apparatus including physical assessment, lung volume measurement, blood gases, inspiratory & expiratory pressures, & sleep studies.
3. Describe the 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 & application of mechanical ventilation methods to neuromuscular conditions.

This course meets the criteria for California RCP Leadership.

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This is also offered as a Self-Directed course (available to take 24/7).

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