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Multiple Sclerosis: Hope Through Research

Author: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Course Created: 2009

Practice Level: Beginner to Intermediate

No book to buy Duration: 2 hours
4.0 out of 4.0, Based on: 4 reviews

Course Summary

This course provides information on the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Multiple Sclerosis.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Course Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • What is Multiple Sclerosis?
  • How Many People Have MS?
  • Who Gets MS?
  • What Causes MS?
  • The Immune System
  • What is the Course of MS?
  • What are the Symptoms of MS?
  • How is MS Diagnosed?
  • Can MS be Treated?
  • Immunotherapy
  • Therapies Targeting an Antigen

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the incidence of Multiple Sclerosis.
  • Identify the substances capable of triggering an immune response.
  • Explain the initial symptoms of MS.
  • Describe the condition in which the muscles fail to function in a coordinated manner.

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