At the end of this session, learners will be able to develop an approach to neuromuscular symptoms and signs that identifies children in need of expedited neuromuscular assessment, including the impact of recent developments such as genetically targeted therapies and expanded newborn screening on improved outcomes with timely and accurate diagnosis, describe the psychosocial impact of neuromuscular disorders and strategies for supporting optimal function throughout childhood and preparing for adulthood, outline the novel therapeutic approaches actively under study and on the near horizon in pediatric neuromuscular research clinical trials, and maximize the efficiency and efficacy of an interdisciplinary care approach in the context of introducing complex novel therapies to multisystemic disorders such as neuromuscular disease.
This seminar focuses on neurology and was delivered at a virtual event titled, “The Neurologist Perspective: Optimizing Care for Neuromuscular Disorders in Children,” on June 22, 2022.
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