Spinal Muscular Atrophy- LIVE WEBINAR 5/6/20- 6pm

May 6, 2020

Live Webinar

The purpose of this activity is to provide the learner with information on the disease process and skills or techniques used to manage these clients at home.

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 webinar report log-in sheet for today
  • You will receive an email, after 1-2 business days, prompting you to complete an evaluation on education.bayada.com
  • Evaluation must be completed within 1 month of event before course expires.
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Target Audience



All Health Care Professionals regardless of CE credit



Learning Objectives

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

  • differentiate the types of SMA  by clinical features and symptoms.
  • describe the disease progression.
  • discuss the functional losses.
  • explore the decisions inherent in the disease progression.
  • outline equipment needs.
  • discuss psychological issues


Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 Contact hours (ANCC)
  • 1.50 Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/06/2020 - 6:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
05/06/2020 - 7:30pm EDT

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

Alyson Bolton, RN

Alyson has been a nurse for 38 years, in hospital, long term and the home care settings. She has most recently worked in home care as a field nurse, Clinical Manager and as Transitional Care Manager before accepting her current role as Nurse Recruiter to hire qualified nurses to care for the medically fragile population at BAYADA. From working at a long term care facility for multiply disabled individuals  to her role as Clinical Manager, she has a strong background in managing children with various types of epilepsy. She spent 8 years working at Children's Specialized Hospital with both young children and adolescents where TBI and subsequent seizure disorders were common. She has witnessed many changes in the management of seizures over the years including better antiepileptics, diet and surgical interventions as well as long term effects of multiple medications. Alyson has worked closely with the Northeast Epilepsy Group to gain better understanding of epilepsy and its treatment.


BAYADA Home Health Care is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.   

Available Credit

  • 1.50 Contact hours (ANCC)
  • 1.50 Participation


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If course is cancelled:

By BAYADA; if the education is cancelled for any reason the learner will receive a full refund for any applicable course fee. BAYADA will not be responsible for any associated fees or costs such as travel or lodging.

By learner; any applicable course fee will be refundable up until one (1) day prior to date registered for the education. After this date the course fee may be non-refundable. BAYADA will not be responsible for any associated fees or costs such as travel or lodging.

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Special Needs

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