ALS: Lou Gehrig's Disease - LIVE CLASSROOM 2/20/19

Media, PA US
February 20, 2019

Live Classroom

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to describe the symptoms and epidemiology of ALS as well as list the home care needs and verbalize the various methods to meet the needs.

Criteria for Successful Completion of Activity to claim CE Certificate
  • Attend planned length of activity missing no more than 10 minutes
  • Validation by CE Administration of attendance via sign-in sheet 
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  • Evaluation must be completed within 1 month of event before course expires.




Target Audience



Pennsylvania Social Workers

All Health Care Professionals regardless of CE credit



Learning Objectives

By the end of this educational activity the learner will be able to: 

  • define amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • describe the epidemiology of ALS
  • explore etiology of ALS
  • identify sympton presentation
  • discuss factors in diagnosis
  • explain functional losses
  • identify decisions to be made due to functional loss
  • explain factors that affect progression
  • identify factors in Medical Management
  • discuss psychological issues with ALS
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 Contact hours (ANCC)
  • 2.00 Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/20/2019 - 8:30am EST
Event ends: 
02/20/2019 - 10:30am EST
Rose Tree Place
500 Sandy Bank Road
Media, PA 19063
United States

No relevant conflict of interest or financial relationships were disclosed for this educational activity by any of the authors or presenters.

Gregory Crawford OTR/L, MS, CDP

Greg Crawford has been an occupational therapist for the past nine years dedicating his career to the Senior Living population.  Greg has also worked in the pediatric, in-patient acute rehab and skilled nursing facility setting during his career. Greg currently is a Certified Dementia-Care Practitioner (CDP) and is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) and maintains his National Board Certification of Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).  Greg is currently the Director of Senior Living for BAYADA Home Health Care and supports the Pennsylvania and Ohio geography for BAYADA Senior Living Solutions.


Available Credit

  • 2.00 Contact hours (ANCC)
  • 2.00 Participation


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