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Neuromuscular and Neurodegenerative Disorders

Neuromuscular and Neurodegenerative Disorders

Neuromuscular and Neurodegenerative Disorders

Susan Fralick-Ball, PSYD, MSN, CLNC, CH
Susan Fralick-Ball, PSYD, MSN, CLNC, CH
on behalf of Pesi HealthCare

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Launch date: 22 May 2018
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Last updated: 13 Nov 2018

Reference: 189385

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Managing the Many Medications for Multiple Sclerosis How to Keep the Alzheimer’s Disease Patient Safe Education Needs of the Myasthenia Gravis Patient New Drugs Available for Parkinson’s Disease Put Yourself in the Shoes of the Patient with Guillain-Barré Meeting Quality of Life Issues for the Patient with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis You work with patients every day who have been devastated by the diagnosis of a neuromuscular or neurodegenerative disorder. Patients are overwhelmed physically and emotionally and their families are stressed about providing the care their loved ones need. They look to you, their healthcare provider, for answers and the reality is you are challenged trying to manage the complexity of the disease process, ensuring compliance with the multiple medications prescribed and identifying strategies to maintain the patient’s quality of life. Susan Fralick-Ball understands these challenges because she has worked with these patients for over 40 years and her insights are remarkable. Join her for this comprehensive program guaranteed to provide you with the latest updates on medications, the most effective symptom management strategies and tools you can use the very next day to improve the care you provide.

Objectives

Categorize the risks and benefits of the newer drugs for Multiple Sclerosis.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to categorize the risks and benefits of the newer drugs for Multiple Sclerosis.
Assess the degree of fatigue found in MS and its management plan.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to assess the degree of fatigue found in MS and its management plan.
Plan for safety in the care of the patient with Alzheimer's disease.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to plan for safety in the care of the patient with Alzheimer's disease.
Formulate an educational plan for the patient with Myasthenia Gravis.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to formulate an educational plan for the patient with Myasthenia Gravis.
Analyze the different drugs to treat Parkinson's disease, choosing the best option to treat the patient's symptoms.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to analyze the different drugs to treat Parkinson's disease, choosing the best option to treat the patient's symptoms.
Evaluate the risks and benefits of Deep Brain Stimulation.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to evaluate the risks and benefits of Deep Brain Stimulation.
Develop a plan for prevention of secondary injury for the patient with Guillain-Barre.
On completion of this course, the learner will be able to develop a plan for prevention of secondary injury for the patient with Guillain-Barre.
Prioritize the quality of life needs for the patient with ALS.
On completion of this coruse, the learner will be able to prioritize the quality of life needs for the patient with ALS.
Susan Fralick-Ball, PSYD, MSN, CLNC, CH

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Susan Fralick-Ball, PSYD, MSN, CLNC, CH
on behalf of Pesi HealthCare

Dr. Susan Fralick-Ball, PsyD, MSN, CLNC, CH, is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist with an additional 40 years of clinical/educational nursing practice in a wide range of specialties. As a neuropsychologist, she has worked with patients having a vast variety of neurological disorders. Susan was responsible for coordinating all clinical and administrative activities for the stroke program of a nationally renowned neurological-medical rehabilitation hospital where she also developed a stroke support group for patients, family members, and staff. Additionally, she aided patients with neuromuscular and neurodegenerative disorders such as MS, Guillain-Barré, CIDP, Parkinson's, Myasthenia Gravis, ALS, Spinal cord injuries, TBI, head trauma, and dementias. As a former member of the Neurocognitive Regional Conference Committee, Susan was instrumental in developing and speaking at conferences to teach medical and health care support staff about neurological challenges and developments. She has also taught neurological nursing and neurophysiology at the graduate level. She has mentored and supervised nurses, social workers, psychologists, and music therapists in the clinical setting. Dr. Fralick-Ball is the founder of the PsychMedEd where she continues to work with patients challenged by the detrimental psychological effects of neurological disorders, is a clinical neuropsychologist for the VistaMed group in the greater Philadelphia area, and a nationally recognized nursing/psychology educator and conference presenter. She continues to lend social assistance to those with neurological disorders through her charitable organization, With Thy Grace.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • 6.25 Hours
  • California Board of Registered Nursing (CBRN)
  • 6.00 Hours
  • Iowa Board of Nursing (IBON)
  • 6.25 Hours -
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FRANK NJUE BSc (25 Sep 2018)
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