Navigating Multiple Sclerosis: Techniques for Therapists
In this live interactive webinar, we’ll dive into the fascinating world of multiple sclerosis (MS). As an autoimmune disease with profound implications, MS disrupts nerve signal transmission across the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves. As a significant contributor to non-traumatic disability in young and middle-aged adults, it's imperative for therapists aiming to offer effective treatment to grasp the nuances of this condition.
With an emphasis on patient outcomes, this live webinar navigates the diverse forms of MS, demystifies crucial tests and measures, and focuses on therapeutic in...Read moreterventions to enhance the lives of those affected. We will discuss everything from exercise regimens to adaptive equipment, as well as the critical role of interdisciplinary referrals. Don’t miss this chance to deepen your understanding of MS and make a tangible difference in the lives of those grappling with its challenges. Less...
- Identify the 4 forms of Multiple Sclerosis.
- Discuss basic medical testing and medications for treatment of MS that therapy should be aware of.
- Choose appropriate and effective treatment options for patients with MS to improve their function.
- Beginner to Intermediate
Saturday, October 21, 2023
09:00 AM EDT - 11:00 AM EDTRegister for this Webinar
About the speaker
Tonya Fuller, PT, MSPT
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM: Introduction with an overview of MS, its prevalence, and the impact on young and middle-aged adults.
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM: Forms of Multiple Sclerosis; understanding the different forms of MS and their clinical presentations. Exploring how MS affects nerve signals across the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves.
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM: Nuances of MS and its implications for patient care. Highlighting why therapists' understanding of MS is crucial for effective treatment.
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM: Comprehensive care strategies, exercise and adaptive equipment, and interdisciplinary referrals.
10:45 AM - 11:00 AM: Case studies, key takeaways, Q&A session.
CE Information - Earn 2 CE Credit Hours
New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy
Texas Physical Therapy Association
Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
Ohio Physical Therapy Association
Michigan Board of Physical Therapy
Florida Board of Physical Therapy Practice
Michigan Board of Occupational Therapy
New York State Education Department's State Board for Occupational Therapy
Ohio Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers Board
New Jersey Board of Physical Therapy Examiners
Arkansas State Board of Physical Therapy
CE Process Info
Each professional is responsible for the individual requirements as stipulated by his/her licensing agency. Please contact your individual licensing board/regulatory agency to review continuing education requirements for licensure renewal. Please note: You must attend "live" (in real-time) for the duration of the training to earn CE credits.
Before the event, you will receive an email from CE-Go with access to the virtual event. After the event, you will receive access to your evaluation and continuing education certificate via a personalized "attendee dashboard" link, hosted on the CE-Go website. This link and access to the virtual event will be sent to the email account you used to register for the event.
Upon accessing the CE-Go "attendee dashboard", you will be able to:
- Complete evaluation forms for the event
- Download your continuing education certificate in a PDF format
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the CE-Go platform, please contact CE-Go at 888-498-5578 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org Please Note: Emails for this event will come from "email@example.com".
If you have any continuing education related questions, please contact your event organizer.
Please make sure to check your spam/junk folder in case those emails get "stuck". We'd also suggest "Allowlisting" firstname.lastname@example.org. This tells your email client that you know this sender and trust them, which will keep emails from this contact at the top of your inbox and out of the junk folder.
DisclosureDISCLOSURE OF RELEVANT FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS
CE Learning Systems adheres to the ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Medical Education. Any individuals in a position to control the content of a CE activity ― including faculty, planners, reviewers, or others ― are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities (formerly known as commercial interests). All relevant conflicts of interest have been mitigated prior to the commencement of the activity.
The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by this activity’s planners, faculty, and the reviewer:
PLANNERS AND REVIEWER
The planners of this activity have reported that they have no relevant financial relationships.
The faculty of this activity have reported that they have no relevant financial relationships.