Penn Neuromuscular Symposium 2023
Date & Location
Saturday, May 20, 2023, 7:45 AM - 4:30 PM
Smilow Center for Translational Research, Philadelphia, PA
In the last few years, there has been dramatic advancement in the diagnostic tools and treatment options available for neuromuscular disorders. While this is a welcome development, it may be challenging for neurologists taking care of patients with neuromuscular disorders to keep up-to-date with all of these advances. The purpose of the Penn Neuromuscular Symposium is to provide both a basic approach to patients with these disorders as well as an update on novel therapeutic agents and future directions. The symposium will also explain how to enhance collaboration and knowledge exchange among neurologists and other healthcare professionals taking care of this unique patient population, which will also help facilitate enrollment in exciting clinical trials here at Penn.
This course has been developed to meet the educational needs of neurologists, other physicians and associated professionals with an interest in neuromuscular medicine.
Specialties - NEUROLOGY, PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION - Neuromuscular Medicine
After completing this activity, participants should be able to:
- Explain different types of diabetic neuropathies and how to manage them
- Describe novel treatment in myasthenia gravis
- Apply into practice advances in myotonia congenita
- Describe how to approach weakness in the critically ill patient.
- Discuss new methods to diagnose and treat neuropathy in amyloidosis.
- Discuss different type of demyelinating neuropathies and how to manage them
- Describe how to manage pain in patients with neuropathy
- Discuss illustrative cases (interactive)