C148 - Skills Workshop: EMG: Basic

Event Time: Tuesday May 7, 2019 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Topic(s): Neuromuscular and Clinical Neurophysiology (EMG)
Director(s): Holli Horak MD, FAAN
Description: EMG/NCS is an important tool in the diagnosis and management of Neuromuscular disease. This workshop will introduce the participant to techniques, real time managment and interpretation of basic EMG and NCS. The workshop involves four sessions, covering motor nerve conductions, sensory nerve conductions, late responses/repetitive nerve stimulation, and needle EMG. Participants will rotate through each session, participating in hands-on, active learning to acquire and improve skills in EMG/NCS procedures. Faculty are experienced educators in this field.
Completion Message: Participants will be able to discuss the indications for EMG/NCS, the utility of various techniques in EMG/NCS, recognize and resolve technical errors which occur during EMG studies, and interpret data acquired during an EMG/NCS study.
CME Credits: 4.25
Core Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement, Systems-Based Practice

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