1-hour On-Demand: Myasthenia Gravis

Price: $15 (or Free with Membership)

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.
  • Pharmacist information: ACPE UAN: 0826-9999-15-019-H01-P, IRD: 11-3-15, ERD: 11-3-18. Knowledge based activity.

Course Objectives:

  • Discuss the relationship between the thymus gland and myasthenia gravis.
  • List core symptoms of myasthenia gravis.
  • Review standard tests used to diagnosis myasthenia gravis.
  • List evidence-based treatment option for the patient with myasthenia gravis.

Course Credit: 1 Contact Hour

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Who Should Take This Course:

  • Pharmacists, Dietitians, Nursing professionals (nursing pharmacology hours offered), 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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