E-learning for healthcare professionals

Interested in learning more on neuromuscular disorders?
Read below to access an e-learning module developed by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) in the UK.

eLearning Module – Spot the early signs

Recognising neuromuscular disorders – A practical approach

Children with neuromuscular disease experience progressive muscle deterioration and a continual decline in physical function.1 Signs and symptoms usually begin in early infancy, but it can take a long time before a child is diagnosed.1,2 This means missing out on early treatments and interventions that can significantly improve these young patients’ futures.

This eLearning module will help you recognise the early signs of muscle disease so you can refer your patients with confidence.

  • Developed by experts at Newcastle Muscle Centre and Newcastle University in collaboration with the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH)
  • Free to take
  • Only takes an hour to complete
  • CME accredited in the UK

This eLearning module has been supported by a financial grant from PTC Therapeutics. PTC Therapeutics have had no involvement in the development of the content of this module.

Access the e-learning module and select the course ‘Recognising Neuromuscular Disorders’.

1. Bimkrant DJ. et al. Lancet Neurol. 2018:17:251–267 [Part 1].
2. van Ruiten HJ. et al. Arch Dis Child. 2014;99:1074–1077.

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