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Neurologic Disorders - Part 10: Management of Degenerative Disorders & Movement Disorders (RH1511)


Author(s): Elsevier USA


Pre-Approved for: ACM, CA BRN, CLCP, COPS-KT, Delaware BON, RNs


Credit Hours: 6


Course Description

In this course we discuss degenerative nerve disorders and movement disorders. We will focus on the signs, symptoms, assessment, and management techniques.


Course Format

Online

Course Objectives

  1. Identify the signs and symptoms of degenerative nerve disorders including:
    1. Parkinson's disease,
    2. Alzheimer's disease
    3. Multi-infarct dementia

  2. Discuss assessment techniques for degenerative nerve disorders

  3. Describe nursing interventions and management techniques for degenerative nerve disorders

  4. Identify the signs and symptoms of movement disorders including:
    1. Huntington's disease, and
    2. Hyperkinetic disorders

  5. Discuss assessment techniques for movement disorders

  6. Describe nursing interventions and management techniques for movement disorders

Course Overview

Outline:

Management of Degenerative Disorders 

Parkinson's Disease 

  1. Epidemiology
  2. Etiology
  3. Pathophysiology
  4. Assessment
  5. Treatment
  6. Continuum of Care

Dementia

Dementia: Alzheimer's Type (DAT)
  1. Etiology
  2. Pathophysiology
  3. Clinical Manifestations

Multinfarct Dementia 

  1. Etiology
  2. Pathophysiology
  3. Clinical Manifestations

Assessment

  1. Physical Assessment
  2. Mental Assessment

E. Treatment

F. Continuum of Care

  1. Rehabilitation
  2. Home Care
  3. Case Management Considerations

G. Conclusion

 
Management of Movement Disorders 

Involuntary Movements

Tremors

  1. Etiology / Pathophysiology
  2. Assessment
  3. Treatment

Chorea

Dystonias

  1. Etiology / Prevalence
  2. Pathophysiology
  3. Assessment
  4. Treatment


Primary Dystonias 

Focal Dystonia-Blepharospasm 

  1. Treatment

Tourette's Syndrome, or Gilles De La Tourette's Syndrome

  1. Incidence
  2. Etiology
  3. Pathophysiology
  4. Assessment
  5. Treatment

G. Other Hyperkinetic Syndromes Associated with Dystonia: Tic Disorders

  1. Etiology / Prevalence / Incidence
  2. Pathophysiology
  3. Assessment
  4. Treatment
  5. Research Activities

H. Neuroacanthocytosis

  1. Etiology / Pathophysiology
  2. Assessment
  3. Treatment

I. Spasmodic Torticollis

  1. Treatment

J. Wilson's Disease

  1. Incidence
  2. Pathophysiology
  3. Assessment
  4. Treatment
  5. Continuum of Care

K. Drug-Induced Dystonia: Tardive Dyskinesia

  1. Assessment
  2. Treatment

L. Comprehensive Patient Management: Movement Disorders

  1. Health Teaching
  2. Nutritional Considerations
  3. Psychosocial Considerations
  4. Genetic Risk Assessment

M. Continuum of Care

  1. Rehabilitation
  2. Case Management Considerations

N. Conclusion

 
 

Course Price

$48.00

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