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New Spasticity Modules on mē®

Dec 21, 2016

Access 3 new case-based learning modules covering Upper Limb Spasticity, Lower Limb Spasticity, and Dystonia on mē®. After completing the modules, participants should be able to:

  • Define spasticity and other signs of upper motor neuron syndrome
  • Compare measurement tools and treatment outcomes in patients with upper limb spasticity
  • Apply clinical assessments of upper limb spasticity
  • Recognize problems encountered with different treatment strategies
  • Understand definitions of movement disorders
  • Identify key clinical elements distinguishing between spasticity, contracture, weakness and impaired motor control
  • Develop a strategic approach to the assessment of patient with lower limb spasticity
  • Select goals and outcome measures
  • Formulate a treatment plan for patients with lower limb spasticity
  • Discuss the functional impact of dystonia
  • Review treatments of dystonia from a physiatric perspective

The modules are sold in a bundle and can also be purchased separately. Learners who complete all 3 activities can earn up to 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits​.