Houston Methodist

10th Annual Myasthenia Gravis Health Care Professionals and Patient Education Conferences

This program is designed to familiarize health care professionals including neurologist, and non neurologists regarding clinical presentations and evaluation of patients with acquired neuromuscular junction disorders, including myasthenia gravis, Lambert Eaton myasthenic syndrome in order to enable care providers the ability to diagnosis and manage the myasthenic patient in the acute and ambulatory care settings and minimize disease morbidity and mortality.

Emergency medicine physicians, ophthalmologists, internal medicine, pulmonologist, general neurologist, NM neurologists, RN, NPs, PA's and allied health professionals (RT's, Speech therapists, Social work) will benefot from this conference.

 Upon completion of this course, the participants should be able to: 

  •  Review the clinical presentations and progression of myasthenic syndromes and associated
    comorbidities
  • Understand current and emerging therapies for the symptomatic and disease treatment of these
    disorders
  • Describe emerging therapies and research outcomes for these and related disorders
  • Have an understanding of the working algorithm for the non neurology care provider to facilitate more effective management of the patient

 

More at events.houstonmethodist.org/myastheniagravis

Saturday, November 2 at 8:00am to 4:45pm

Houston Methodist Research Institute, John F. Bookout Auditorium, 2nd Floor
6670 Bertner Avenue

Event Type

Conference

Category

Clinical

Continuing Education Credit

CME, CNE, Other CE

Attendance Options

In-Person

Website

http://events.houstonmethodist.org/d/...

Department & Center
Neurological Institute, Department of Neurology
Speaker

Ericka P. Simpson, MD The Sumner Family Chair in Neuromuscular Research, Stanley H. Appel Department of Neurology

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