Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • Introduction by Dr. Fritz
    • Some questions before we begin...
    • Course description and outline
    • Course time requirements
    • Required readings and resource review
    • Course Handouts
    • Clinical Summary - Multiple Sclerosis
  • 2

    Lesson 1. Multiple Sclerosis Disease Presentation and Course

    • Topic 1. MS Incidence, Prevalence, Etiology, Risk Factors
    • Knowledge Checks Lesson 1.1
    • Topic 2. MS Morbidity, Mortality, Pathophysiology
    • Knowledge Checks Lesson 1.2
    • Topic 3. MS Disease Onset, Course, Phenotypes
    • Knowledge Checks Lesson 1.3
    • Topic 4. MS Symptoms
    • Knowledge Checks Lesson 1.4
  • 3

    Lesson 2. Medical Management of MS

    • Topic 1. Medical Diagnosis of MS
    • Knowledge Checks Lesson 2.1
    • Topic 2. Management of MS Relapses
    • Knowledge Checks Lesson 2.2
    • Topic 3. MS Disease Modifying Therapies
    • Knowledge Checks Lesson 2.3
    • Topic 4. Medical Management of MS Symptoms
    • Knowledge Checks Lesson 2.4
    • Lesson 1 and 2: Flashcards
  • 4

    Lesson 3. Physical Therapy Exam and Evaluation

    • Topic 1. PT MS Exam Part 1 - PT Considerations
    • Topic 2. MS PT Exam Part 2 - General Tests and Measures
    • Knowledge Checks Lesson 3.2
    • Topic 3. MS PT Exam Part 3 - Disease Specific Tests
    • Knowledge Checks Lesson 3.3
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    Lesson 4. PT Management of MS

    • Topic 1. PT Management - Goals, Safety, and Guidelines
    • Knowledge Checks Lesson 4.1
    • Topic 2. PT Management - Strength and Aerobic Training
    • Knowledge Checks Lesson 4.2
    • Topic 3. PT Management - fatigue, flexibility, balance, coordination, sensory deficits, and pain management
    • Knowledge Checks Lesson 4.3
    • Topic 4. PT Management - Bladder and bowled control, speech, swallowing, and technology
    • Knowledge Checks Lesson 4.4
    • Lesson 3 and 4 Flashcards
  • 6

    Post-Course Survey

    • Post-Course Survey
  • 7

    2020 Mentoring Sessions

    • February 17, 2020: Multiple Sclerosis Journal Club and Mentoring
    • March 9, 2020 MS Mentoring
  • 8

    2021 Mentoring Sessions

    • February 15, 2021 - Multiple Sclerosis Mentoring
    • March 8th, 2021 - Multiple Sclerosis Mentoring