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Neurology UE 113

Degenerative Diseases of the Central Nervous System


4.0

  •  Describe the course of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Describe the diff erences between familial and sporadic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Describe the role of the occupational therapist for a client with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Describe the three subtypes of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Identify the symptoms and incidence of Alzheimer's disease
  • Describe the pathophysiology of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Describe the overall model of medical management of Alzheimer ’ s disease used by primary care providers and other health professionals
  • Describe an approach to evaluation used by occupational therapists
  • Identify stages of disease progression and general methods of treatment interventions associated with stages of dementia
  • Describe the course and stages of Huntington’s disease
  • Identify current research regarding the etiology of the disease
  • Describe the medical management of Huntington’s disease
  • Describe the purpose of occupational therapy for a client with Huntington's disease
  • Describe the three typical forms of multiple sclerosis
  • Describe current research regarding the etiology of the disease
  • Describe the symptoms of multiple sclerosis
  • Describe complications that may occur as a result of the disease
  • Describe the role of the occupational therapist for a person with multiple sclerosis
  • Describe the course and stages of Parkinson’s disease
  • Identify current research on the etiology of the disease
  • Describe the medical management of Parkinson’s disease
  • Describe the role of the occupational therapist for a client with Parkinson’s disease

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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