The goal of this continuing education module is to update nurses, EMTs and paramedics, physical therapists, dietitians and radiologic technologists on recent developments in the treatment of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
- List four symptoms and signs of ALS
- Cite three nervous system functions that remain unaffected in ALS
- List four important functions of the healthcare professional team in the care of patients with ALS
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, EMTs and paramedics, physical therapists, dietitians and radiologic technologists.
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com
. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com
and search for this topic title.