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Mental Health Considerations for Adult Patients with Neuromuscular Disease

Activity Snapshot

Activity Type: 
On-Demand Webinar
Release Date: 
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Expiration Date: 
Friday, December 8, 2023
Sponsor Information: 

This program is supported in part by an independent medical education grant from Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Inc. and Biogen.


Mary Holt-Paolone, RN, MS, CPLC
Mary Holt-Paolone, RN, MS, CPLC
Mental Health Nurse - MDA/ALS Center of Hope at Temple University, Clinical Nurse Educator - Ashfield Healthcare, LLC. Owner - Mary F. Holt Coaching & Consulting
Adult Mental Health Grand Round
Activity Overview: 

Mary Holt-Paolone from the MDA/ALS Center of Hope at Temple University and Ashfield Healthcare, LLC provides an overview of best practices in mental health care for adult patients with neuromuscular disease (NMD). The webinar reviews the biological and psychosocial issues that impact the mental health and emotional needs of adult patients and provides guidance on assessing the mental health needs of this population and incorporating these considerations into the treatment plan.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Identify unique aspects of psychosocial care in the adult neuromuscular disease (NMD) patient population ​
  • Incorporate management of psychological concerns and optimal support considerations into the treatment plan ​
  • Understand the contributors to mental health issues
Accreditation and Designation Statement: 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC and Muscular Dystrophy Association. The PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC designates this Enduring material activity for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

How to Obtain CME credits : 

Once you have viewed the program, MDA will share back with you instructions for how to obtain your CME credits. If you have questions on this process, please reach out to

Faculty Disclosures: 

All presenters, planners, editors, or staff reported no relevant relationships with the following statement:

"I, or an immediate family member, do not have at present, or within the last 12 months, nor anticipate having financial interest, arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in context to the design, implementation, presentation, evaluation, etc. of CME Activities."