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CureDuchenne, Detroit

DETROIT: CONTINUING EDUCATION PTs, OTs, SLPs, Nurses and Healthcare Providers

June 1 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm EDT

UNDERSTANDING DUCHENNE

The most common and fatal form of muscular dystrophy, Duchenne is a progressive, muscle-wasting disease for which there is no known cure. But through advancements in medicine, physical therapy and research, healthcare providers are improving the lives of Duchenne patients every day.

Get Informed on the Standards of Duchenne Care

Join us on Saturday, June 1 to obtain the most current information on Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Course objectives include:

-Demonstrate a depth of Duchenne knowledge.

-Identify the stages of the disease.

-Adapt physical therapy treatments to suit a patient’s needs.

-Develop thorough care plans for patients and families.

-Coordinate treatment with other providers.

This course provides physical therapists the opportunity to become CureDuchenne Certified Physical Therapists.

For more information and registration, click HERE.

 

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

Jennifer Valdes, PT, draws from 17 years experience in pediatrics with an emphasis in the muscular dystrophy population. She has been invited to present at many Duchenne conferences and the Academy of Pediatric PT Annual conference and has taught continuing education to healthcare professionals since 2009. She is the owner of Duchenne Therapy Network and Physical Therapy Program Director of CureDuchenne Cares. She continues to practice and provide evaluation, treatment, and consultations for those with Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy.

This course is approved and has been granted 6.5 Contact Hours with the MPTA (approval #CEUL029779) and meets NBCOT renewal requirements. This course is not intended for use by any participants outside the scope of their license or regulation. Brought to you by CureDuchenne under license with Duchenne Therapy Network.400 

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  • 400 Renaissance Drive
    Detroit, MI 48243 United States
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