Autoimmune Disease & Multiple Sclerosis

Identifies the causes and types of autoimmune disease. Identifies common symptoms of multiple sclerosis. Describes the issues in diagnosing multiple sclerosis. Identifies possible courses of multiple sclerosis disease progression. Identifies available therapeutic options, including disease-modifying drugs, therapeutic agents for alleviating symptoms, and behavior modifications that may benefit a multiple sclerosis patient.
$30.00

Hour 1

  1.    Overview of Autoimmune Disease
    1.    Causes and symptoms of different autoimmune diseases
    2.    Diagnosis and treatment of some autoimmune diseases
  2.    Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    1.    MS biology and pathology
    2.    Epidemiology of MS
    3.    Possible causative and risk factors of MS

Hour 2

  1.    Symptoms of MS
    1.    Vision impairment
    2.    Cognitive symptoms
    3.    Impaired muscle function
    4.    Spasticity, ataxia, and paresthesia
  2.    MS Fatigue
    1.    Temperature dependence
    2.    Classifications of MS fatigue

Hour 3

  1.    Diagnosis and Prognosis of MS
    1.    Physical examination
    2.    Lab tests
    3.    Course and development of the major forms of MS
  2.    Treatment Options
    1.    Disease-modifying pharmacological therapies
    2.    Treatment of symptoms and rehabilitation
    3.    Importance of physical and occupational therapists, and psychologists
    4.    Assistive devices for daily activities of MS patients

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the causes and types of autoimmune disease.
  2. Identify common symptoms of multiple sclerosis.
  3. Describe the issues in diagnosing multiple sclerosis.
  4. Identify possible courses of multiple sclerosis disease progression.
  5. Identify available therapeutic options, including disease-modifying drugs, therapeutic agents for alleviating symptoms, and behavior modifications that may benefit a multiple sclerosis patient.
Instructor M. O'Brien, M.D.
Contact Hours: 3
# of Pages 49
More Information About This Course: Autoimmune Disease & MS accreditation

Customers who bought this item also bought

Keeping Balance & Preventing Falls

Lists causes and health hazards of falls. Outlines methods of preventing falls among the elderly. Lists the techniques for improving balance among the elderly. Describes procedures to prevent falls and reduce the risks of injury.
$30.00

Memory Loss & Forgetfulness

Identifies the memory changes that take place in normal aging. Discusses how mild cognitive impairment (MCI) differs from memory loss in normal aging and from dementia. Describes the cognitive and personality changes that take place in Alzheimer’s disease. Identifies cognitive and personality changes that occur in a range of non-Alzheimer’s disease dementias.
$30.00

Alzheimer's

Describes Alzheimer’s disease. Identifies the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Explains the benefits of early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. Enumerates the goals of Alzheimer’s treatment.
$30.00