Therapeutic Advances: New Hope for Patients With ALS - CMEZ779

Therapeutic Advances: New Hope for Patients With ALS

by Nicole Yarab, BA, RN and Lisa Bruening, MS, SLP
CMEZ779
(4.7 / 6 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Medicine (1.25 Credits)
Physician (1.25 Credits)

ONLINE
Price: $15.00
CE-PRO Price: $7.50

Summary:

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease involving the upper and lower motor neurons that control voluntary movement. When neurons can no longer transmit impulses to the muscles, the muscles begin to atrophy, and weakness increases over time. This educational activity will provide an overview of the condition and the role of the healthcare team in management of this chronic, debilitating condition.

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education module is to update nurses, dietitians, physical therapists, physicians, speech-language pathologists, and radiologic technologists on recent developments in the treatment of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • List and discuss major signs and symptoms of ALS
  • Explain current approaches in the management of ALS
  • Discuss the roles of the interprofessional healthcare team in the care of patients with ALS
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, physical therapists, physicians, and speech-language pathologists.
 
Physicians: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
Jointly Accredited Provider logoIn support of improving patient care, OnCourse Learning (a Relias LLC company) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
 
OnCourse Learning is also approved by the Florida Board of Medicine, Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine, and Florida Physician Assistants (provider # 50-1489).
 
The Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine will not accept contact hours offered in tenth hour increments (example: 1.6 contact hours). Course contact hours will be rounded down to the nearest half hour (example: 1.6 contact hours becomes 1.5 contact hours, 1.4 contact hours becomes 1.0 contact hours). This course will be reported to CE Broker for FL Osteopath Limited License, Osteopathic Area Critical Need, Osteopathic Physician as 1.0 hour.
 
 
Physician Continuing Education Credit
 
OnCourse Learning designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Physician Assistant Continuing Education Credit
 
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.25 hour of Category I credit for completing this program.
 
Disclosures
 
There is no commercial support provided for this online educational activity.

Course Originally Released on: 2/22/2019
Date of Most Recent Review: 2/22/2019
Course Termination/Update Date: 2/22/2022

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

 

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CAROL S - Milan, IN  ·  Apr 04, 2019
I learned a lot about ALS and treatments
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MARYSE M. A - Jersey City, NJ  ·  Apr 02, 2019
Great information & update
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ONLINE
Price: $15.00
CE-PRO Price: $7.50