1-hour On-Demand: Guillain-Barre Syndrome

Course Description & Information:

  • Guillain-Barre syndrome is a rare disorder in which your body's immune system attacks your nerves. Weakness and tingling in your extremities are usually the first symptoms. These sensations can quickly spread, eventually paralyzing your whole body. In its most severe form Guillain-Barre syndrome is a medical emergency. Most people with the condition must be hospitalized to receive treatment. The exact cause of Guillain-Barre syndrome is unknown. But it is often preceded by an infectious illness such as a respiratory infection or the stomach flu. This course covers current treatment of this condition.
  • Pharmacist information: ACPE UAN: 0826-9999-19-021-H01-P, IRD: 6-10-19, ERD: 6-10-2022. Knowledge based activity.
  • Expiration Date: 6-10-2022
  • Level: Intermediate

Course Objectives:

  • List signs and symptoms of Guillain-Barre Syndrome.
  • State the diagnostic criteria for Guillain-Barre Syndrome.
  • List treatment strategies for the patient with Guillain-Barre Syndrome.

Learning Outcome: At least 80% of class participants will score 70% or greater on course post-test.

Course Credit: 1 Contact Hour

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Who Should Take This Course:

  • Pharmacists, Dietitians, Nursing professionals, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy professionals, and other medical professionals.
  • Certificate Requirements:

    • Completion of course materials.
    • Completion of course post-test (70%) and course evaluation.

    Faculty: Heather Brady, PhD, RD, LD

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