Training Overview

Part I: Clinical

Overview of ALS

Part II: Clinical Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management of ALS Patient

Part III: The ALS Registry

Continuing Education

Acknowledgements

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Continuing Education Module

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Part II: Clinical Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management of ALS

                               Patient

Clinical Assessment in Diagnosis of ALS, continued

Diagnostic Testing

          ~Nerve conduction velocity (NCV) studies with repetitive stimulation and electromyography (EMG) will confirm lower motor neuron degeneration and exclude disorders of the neuromuscular junction, peripheral nerves, and muscle

Additional laboratory testing and imaging may be appropriate on the basis of the clinical presentation of the patient, especially if clinical findings suggest an alternate diagnosis.

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