Physiotherapy Management in Neuromuscular Diseases

Content
20 modules

Rating

Instructor
Gita Ramdharry

Released
20 Nov 2015

Price
Free

Description

This course has been funded by Muscular Dystrophy UK and supported by the MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases to provide online CPD for physiotherapists on the management of people with neuromuscular diseases.

Objectives

The purpose of the module is to provide helpful information for community and/or neuro-physiotherapists to build a foundation of knowledge and skills around the management of muscle-wasting conditions in adults.

Outcomes

After completing this online eLearning module, you will be able to:

  • understand the spectrum of muscle-wasting conditions
  • confidently assess the needs of patients with muscle-wasting conditions
  • identify the key interventions needed for the therapeutic management of people with muscle-wasting conditions

 

Accreditation

The module has a flexible structure where you can pick and choose how much of the content you wish to complete. If you complete the core topics plus two optional topics, you will be able to request a certificate for your CPD file.

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Lecture 1: Overview of neuromuscular conditions (core)
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Lecture 1 quiz: you need to pass this test as one of the core lectures
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Lecture 2: Pathophysiology and presentation of common neuromuscular conditions (core)
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Lecture 2 quiz: you need to pass this test as one of the core lectures
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Lecture 3: Assessment and outcome measures (core)
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Lecture 3 quiz: you need to pass this quiz as one of the core modules
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Lecture 4: Exercise for NMDS. Prescription, precautions and evidence (core)
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Lecture 4 quiz: you need to pass this quiz as one of the core modules
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Lecture 5: Splints and orthoses
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Lecture 6: Respiratory management for people with NMDs
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Lecture 6 quiz: this is just a knowledge check
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Lecture 7: Transition from paediatric to adult services
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Lecture 7 quiz: this is just a knowledge check
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Lecture 8: Contracture management in NMDs
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Lecture 8 quiz: this is just a knowledge check
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Lecture 9: Postural management
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Lecture 10: Wheelchairs and mobility
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Lecture 10 quiz: this is just a knowledge check
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Lecture 11: Fatigue in NMDs
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Lecture 11 quiz: this is just a knowledge check
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Excellent, thorough information. While lay out and regular test help consolidate knowledge.
 
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