Spinal Muscular Atrophy Autumn Webinar Series

Venue Online
Event Type Course/Workshop
Presenter Details The eight presenters are CORU registered therapists who work in the community and acute children’s services within Ireland. The presenters obtained funding, through SMA Ireland, to attend the SMA Masterclass in order to elevate the overall standard of knowledge and physical treatment with respect to Spinal Muscular Atrophy in Ireland.
Refreshments Included No
Free Event Yes
Contact Person Catherine Quinn
Contact Email [email protected]
Start Date 1 10 Oct 2023 20:00
End Date 1 10 Oct 2023 21:00
Start Date 2 17 Oct 2023 20:00
End Date 2 17 Oct 2023 21:00

The information session will offer feedback from the SMA Masterclass, led by Dr Bart Bartels, Assistant Professor Clinical Head Health Sciences, in University Medical Centre (UMC) Utrecht, in spring 2023.  UMC Utrecht is a world-renowned centre of excellence in the treatment of neuromuscular conditions.

The information is relevant for Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists. 

The feedback sessions are aimed at covering the following:

10th October 2023

  • Genetics/classification
  • Medical management/new treatments
  • Outcome measures relevant for Physiotherapist and Occupational Therapists

17th October 2023

  • Spinal Management
  • Contracture prevention/orthotics,
  • Positioning and support,
  • Exercise / treatment strategies
  • Resources   

   Please note this course is for Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists only                                     

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