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Mental Health Considerations for Adult Patients with Neuromuscular Disease

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Activity Type: 
Release Date: 
Friday, January 1, 2021
Sponsor Information: 

This program is supported in part by independent educational grants from Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Inc. and Biogen


Mary Holt, RN, MS, CPLC
Mary Holt, RN, MS, CPLC
Mental Health Nurse - MDA/ALS Center of Hope at Temple University, Clinical Nurse Educator - Ashfield Healthcare, LLC
Mental Health Considerations for Adult Patients with Neuromuscular Disease
Activity Overview: 

The Medical Education team has partnered with Mary Holt-Paolone from the MDA/ALS Center of Hope at Temple University and Ashfield Healthcare, LLC to create a detailed presentation of best practices in mental health care for adult patients with neuromuscular disease (NMD). The slides will review 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: 
  • Overview of mental health in NMD
  • Unique Aspects of Psychological Care in Adult NMD Patient Population
  • Management of mental health issues for adults with NMD

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