Description

This course focuses on the early recognition of neuromuscular conditions, bringing together a multiprofessional team to deliver a case-based programme for health visitors, nurses, physiotherapists, general practitioners and allied healthcare professionals.Date: 13 November 2019 – 13 November 2019Time: 09.00 – 17.00Location TBCGlasgowUnited KingdomThis is a free courseExcellent delivery, highly motivating and definitely achieved what it set out to do.OverviewMuscle wasting conditions affect around 1 in every 1000 person in the UK. This one-day course will teach you a clear approach to effectively recognise a wide range of neuromuscular conditions such as Duchenne’s MD and Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) and carry out assessments for 0-5 year olds.Using a mix of workshops, case studies and interactive tools to highlight which red flags you need to look out for, and how to correctly assess and recognise floppy babies, abnormal gait and muscular weakness.Course aimThis study day will help you develop an approach for early recognition of a wide-range of neuromuscular disorders.Learning outcomes By the end of this course, you will be able to:Use a clear, structured approach to assessing motor development in children aged 0-5 yearsRecognise abnormal motor development (i.e. floppy baby, “clumsy” child, abnormal gait)Report your findings in a structured wayRecognise the range of neuromuscular disorders in childrenExplain why early detection is so important and discuss recent advances in treatment and careTarget audienceHealth Visitors, Nurses, Allied Healthcare Professionals, Physiotherapists and General Practitioners