Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • A message from the instructor
    • Course description and outline
    • Course time requirements
    • Some questions before we begin...
    • Required readings
    • ALS Practice Resources
    • ALS Equipment Resource List
    • How to use this course
    • Handouts
    • ALS Clinical Summary
  • 2

    Lesson 1. Course and case introduction

    • Topic 1. People Living with ALS
    • Topic 2. Overview of ALS
    • Survey: ALS Case Study Reflections
    • Knowledge Checks Lesson 1.2
  • 3

    Lesson 2. ALS Trivia- Part 1: Neuropathology, epidemiology, symptomology and medical diagnosis and management

    • Lesson Intro from Dr. Held Bradford
    • ALS Trivia - Part 1: Review Questions
    • ALS Trivia - Your Answers
    • ALS Trivia - Part 1: Answers
  • 4

    Lesson 3. Trivia - Interdisciplinary Care and Physical Therapy

    • Intro from Dr. Held Bradford
    • ALS Trivia - Part 2: Interdisciplinary Care and Physical Therapy
    • ALS Trivia - Your Answers
    • ALS Trivia - Part 2.1: Answers
    • ALS Video - Interdisciplinary Care
    • ALS Trivia - Part 2.2 Answers
  • 5

    Lesson 4. It Takes a Village

    • Intro from Dr. Held Bradford
    • Topic 1. It Takes a Village
    • Knowledge Checks Lesson 4.1
  • 6

    Lesson 5. Being Mortal

    • Intro by Dr. Held Bradford
    • Topic 1. Being Mortal Part 1
    • Topic 2. Being Mortal Part 2
    • Topic 3. Being Mortal Part 3
    • Knowledge Checks Lesson 5.3
  • 7

    Lesson 6. Case Presentation - Early ALS

    • Intro by Dr. Held Bradford
    • Topic 1. Early ALS Case Presentation
    • Lesson 6 Summary
  • 8

    Lesson 7. Case Presentation - Mid Stage ALS

    • Intro by Dr. Held Bradford
    • Topic 1. Mid Stage ALS Case Presentation
    • Lesson 7 Summary
  • 9

    Lesson 8. Case Presentation - Late Stage ALS

    • Intro by Dr. Bradford
    • Lesson 8. Late Stage ALS Case Presentation
    • Lesson 8 Summary
  • 10

    Lesson 9. Care of Self

    • Intro by Dr. Bradford
    • Topic 1. Care of Self
    • Lesson 9 Summary
  • 11

    Lesson 10. Course Summary

    • Intro by Dr. Bradford
    • Topic 1. Course Summary
    • Goodbye from Dr. Bradford
  • 12

    Lesson 11. Knowledge Checks for Required Readings

    • Bello-Haas, 2018
    • Knowledge Checks Lesson 11.1
    • Macpherson & Bassile, 2016
    • Knowledge Checks Lesson 11.2
  • 13

    Tutorials

    • Inspiratory Muscle Training - Setting the Threshold
    • Inspiratory Muscle Training - How to Train
    • Inspiratory Muscle Training Demo
    • Inspiratory Muscle Training - Ensure you are training correctly
  • 14

    May 12, 2020 - Journal Club Discussion

    • May 12, 2020 Journal Club - Recording
    • Pre-meeting discussion questions
    • Knowledge checks for journal club
  • 15

    Mentoring Session (May 19, 2020) - Case 1

    • ALS Case Description - Case 1
    • ALS Case 1 - Intervention
    • ALS Case 1 - 5 month follow-up
  • 16

    Mentoring Session (May 19, 2020) - Case 2

    • ALS Case Description - Case 2
    • ALS Case Follow-up 12 months later - Case 2
  • 17

    May 19, 2020 - Mentoring Session Recording

    • Mentoring Session Recording - ALS
  • 18

    May 12th, 2021 - Mentoring Session

    • May 12th, 2021 - ALS Mentoring
  • 19

    May 24th, 2021- Mentoring Session

    • May 24th- 2021 ALS Mentoring
  • 20

    References

    • ALS Course References
  • 21

    Next steps

    • Thank you and Feedback Survey
  • 22

    Resources

    • Reoursces 5/12