Myasthenia Gravis

Course Description & Information:

  • Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disease characterized by varying degrees of weakness of the skeletal (voluntary) muscles of the body. The core symptom is muscle weakness that increases during periods of activity and improves after periods of rest. This course reviews causes, symptoms and treatment of myasthenia gravis. Intermediate level.
  • Pharmacist information: ACPE UAN: 0826-9999-21-034-L01-P, IRD: 8-23-21. Knowledge based activity.
  • Level: Intermediate
Course Objectives:

  • Identify the relationship between the thymus gland and myasthenia gravis.
  • State core symptoms of myasthenia gravis.
  • Review standard tests used to diagnosis myasthenia gravis.
  • List evidence-based treatment option for the patient with myasthenia gravis.
  • Discuss the potential impact of the COVID-19 vaccine on immune mediated diseases such as myasthenia gravis.
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 Attend:

Pharmacists, Dietitians, Nursing professionals, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy professionals, and other medical professionals.

Certificate Requirements:

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

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