Duchenne muscular dystrophy evidence-based online training at your fingertips

Expand your knowledge and fill your “toolbox” with treatment ideas for your patients with Duchenne.

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Our mission is to increase the health and well-being of those living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

New Online Training

Learning made easy

  • Earn CEUs without taking time off work or traveling
  • Video lecture makes it easy to revisit topics you want to hear again
  • Learn from anywhere with computer access
  • Revisit lessons anytime you need
  • Contact the instructor during the course for more information
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AT FIRST DO NO HARM

Ensure you are safely treating your patients

Standard therapy treatment techniques and protocol can do irreversible harm to a patient with Duchenne. With the E-Learning course, you will be able to navigate the important differences in care including:

Adaptive Equipment

Specialized equipment starts when they are young and is an increasingly significant part of their daily life.

Appropriate Exercise

Certain exercises can damage muscle and others exercises are recommended to help maintain muscle.

Energy Conservation

One of the most important areas to begin addressing at a very young age and continue throughout lifespan.

Flexibility

Affect a patient’s mobility, independence and comfort by using effective flexibility management.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Identify medical tests for diagnosis
  • Identify types of genetic mutations
  • Identify stages of Duchenne
  • Identify how Duchenne affects multiple body systems
  • Choose appropriate treatment interventions
  • Prescribe appropriate exercise routines
  • Name multiple healthcare providers involved in care

COURSE SPOTLIGHT

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Current understanding and treatment

This 4 ½ hour course provides everything from diagnosis and pathology to prognosis and intervention for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. This course qualifies PTs to apply to become CureDuchenne Certified PTs!

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Register today and gain the knowledge to improve your patients’ lives.

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