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OT Best Practice Series: Updates for Patients with ALS

Activity Snapshot

Activity Type: 
Live, Virtual Webinar
Release Date: 
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Expiration Date: 
Thursday, August 3, 2023

Faculty

Erin Sim, OTD, OTR/L
The ALS Clinic at Johns Hopkins Hospital
OT Best Practice Series: Updates for Patients with ALS
Activity Overview: 

An overview of recent updates on occupational therapy best practices in ALS, including assistive devices, modifications for activities of daily living, leisure adaptations, splinting.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Describe best occupational therapy practice for ALS
  • Distinguish how the natural progression of ALS impacts functional activity and overall participation
  • Identify current bracing and contracture management recommendations for ALS
  • Describe outcome measurements specific to ALS
Accreditation and Designation Statement: 

The PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC designates this Enduring activity for the number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ listed below. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

OT Best Practice Series: Updates for Patients with ALS
.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Release Date: August 4, 2020
Expiration Date: August 3, 2023

How to Obtain CME credits : 

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Faculty Disclosures: 

The following planners have relevant financial relationships to disclose:
“I, or an immediate family member, have at present or have had within the last 12 months, the following affiliation with one or more 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.”

Dr. Ali Habib
Alexion Pharm.: Med Advis Bd, Speaker Burearu; consulting fees
Argenx, Alnylam Pharm.: Medical Advisory Board; consulting fees

Dr. Lisa Wolfe
Hill-Rom, Philips, ResMed: Site PI; Grant Funding

Ms. Tina Duong
Roche: Consulting, advisory board; consulting fees
Scholar Rock, Pfizer, Sanofi Genzyme: advisory board; consulting fees
Audentes: advisory board, consulting; consulting fees
Solid Bio: consulting; consulting fees
Novartis: advisory board and PT training; consulting fee

All other 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.”

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