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Pediatric Neuromuscular Disorders: Red Flags & Testing for Primary Care

Activity Snapshot

Activity Type: 
On-Demand Webinar
Release Date: 
Monday, October 16, 2023
Expiration Date: 
Friday, October 4, 2024

Faculty

Partha Ghosh, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Boston Children’s Hospital
Elena Caron, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatric Neurology
Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital
Activity Overview: 

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This Grand Rounds webinar with Partha Ghosh, MD (Boston Children’s Hospital) and Elena Caron, MD (Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital) will discuss information that is critical to spotting early neuromuscular disease. Experts will describe clinical profiles, pinpoint red flags, recommend key screening tests, and navigate suspected NMD in through case discussion.

Learning Objectives: 

● Recognize signs and symptoms of pediatric neuromuscular disease (NMD), and identify testing modalities to utilize in cases of suspected NMD.
● Recognize the importance of timely referral, and demonstrate confidence when referring patients with suspected MD to relevant specialists.
● Identify ways to streamline communication with patients and specialists to optimize referral and coordinate ongoing care.

Accreditation and Designation Statement: 

CE credit provided by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and MDA. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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How to Obtain CME credits : 

To obtain a certificate of completion, a score of 70% or better on the post-test is required. Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully completed this program, answered all test questions, completed the post-test and evaluation, and have received a digital copy of your certificate. You must participate in the entire activity to receive credit. There is no fee to participate in this activity. If you have questions about this activity, please contact AKH Inc. at wendi@akhcme.com

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Faculty Disclosures: 

Name             Relationship          Commercial Interest

Elena Caron, MD     N/A     Nothing to disclose

Partha Ghosh, MD     Advisor     Sarepta, PTC, CVS Caremark

Bernadette Makar, MSN, APRN-BC, NP-C (planner/reviewer)     N/A     Nothing to disclose

Dorothy Duffy, RPh (planner/reviewer)     N/A     Nothing to disclose

AKH Inc Staff and Planners     N/A     Nothing to disclose

MDA Staff and Planners     N/A     Nothing to disclose

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.