{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} A Journey with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

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This article provides an overview of the characteristics, symptoms and treatment for the two forms of ALS while incorporating one woman?s journey across the span of two years following her diagnosis of ALS. Education Level: Intermediate Category: Foundational Knowledge Criteria for Obtaining Continuing Education Credits: To earn credit, you must read the article and complete the quiz and evaluation, earning a score of 70% or greater on the posttest.

Purpose of Activity

To present the journey of an individual through the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) including diagnosis, treatment, and clinic care.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Recall the etiology, pathophysiology, and diagnosis of ALS.
  2. Identify evidence-based treatment and clinical care and support for patients with ALS.
Price: $6.95


  • AOTA 0.05 CEUs/1/2 Contact Hour

Lippincott Professional Development/Wolters Kluwer Health is an approved provider of continuing education by The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. Provider Number 5448.

Professions: Occupational Therapist
Test Code: CNJ0718A-OT
Published: Jul/Sep 2018
Expires: 7/1/2025
Required Passing Score: 17/23 (73%)
Authors: Deborah Jeffery, DNP, RN; Anne F. Fish, PhD, RN