C87 - Skills Workshop: Clinical Usefulness of Botulinum Toxin for Spasticity

Event Time: Monday May 6, 2019 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Topic(s): Movement Disorders
Director(s): Allison Brashear MD, MBA, FAAN
Description: This program will exposure participants to the typical patient who would benefit from spasticity treatment, including assessments, outcomes, and long-term planning for the use of botulinum toxin in patients with spasticity. Participants will use models to learn injection technique. The use of ultrasound for localization will be reviewed with hands-on equipment. Faculty will review the use of botulinum toxin in patients with spasticity from stroke, traumatic brain injury, and in children.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to correctly identify patients who may benefit from injections, discuss the anatomy of the muscle to be treated, discuss the use of ultrasound in the injection process, discuss the different type of toxins used including doses and deliver modality, and discuss the long-term goals of treatment of spasticity.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Patient Care, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

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