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ATSU Continuing Education
 

march, 2017

04mar8:00 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 coprehensive 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 multiple sclerosis (MS).
  • Describe elements of the medical management of patients with MS.
  • Identify and describe the examination procedures used to inform the evaluation of patients with MS to establish the physical therapy diagnosis, prognosis, and plan of care.
  • Describe the role of the physical therapist in the management of persons with MS in terms of direct interventions and patient/client-related instruction to maximize function and quality of life.

Course Instructors:

Maria Rundell, PT, DPT, NCS, MSCS

Ashley Miranda, PT, DPT, NCS

Tara McIsaac, PT, PhD

 

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: 8 Contact Hours or .8 CEU’s

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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