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ATSU Continuing Education
 

june, 2019

08jun8:00 am5:00 pmComprehensive Care in Multiple SclerosisDemystifying Rehabilitation!

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Event Details

Course Description:
The goal of this one-day course is to demystify the processes of physical therapy examination, evaluation and intervention in the comprehensive care of individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS). The course will cover the most current evidence and practice in the management of MS. The course will involve lecture, discussion, patient case study and live demonstration of strategies for implementation in the clinic.

Course Objectives:
At completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
• Describe the etiology, epidemiology, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and course of MS.
• Describe elements of the medical management of persons with MS (pwMS).
• Identify and describe the examination procedures used to inform the evaluation of pwMS to establish the physical therapy diagnosis, prognosis, and plan of care.
• Describe the role of the physical therapist in the management of pwMS in terms of direct interventions and patient/client-related instruction to maximize function and quality of life.
• Discuss common concerns of pwMS and identify community resources for this population.

Course Instructors:

Maria Rundell, PT, DPT
• Board Certified Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy
• Multiple Sclerosis Certified Specialist
• Lead Physical Therapist, Out-patient PT, Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Colorado Springs, CO

Thomas R. Holtackers PT (Ret)

Ryan Mueller, PT, DPT
• Physical Therapist, Out-patient PT, Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Colorado Springs, CO

 

Registration Fees: $195.00 or $160.00 for ATSU Alumni, Clincal Instructors with ATSU students, or groups of 3 or more from one organization.

Contact Hours: 7.5 Contact Hours or .75 CEU’s

Comprehensive Care in MS Course Flyer _ 2019

Time

(Saturday) 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location

ATSU - Mesa Campus

5850 E Still Circle, Mesa, AZ 85206

Organizer

Physical Therapy Departmentjoannepelton@atsu.edu | 480-265-8035

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