presented by Claudia Senesac
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Claudia Senesac, PT, PhD, PCS
Claudia Senesac is a Clinical Associate professor at University of Florida in the Doctor of Physical Therapy department. Her teaching responsibilities include Functional Anatomy dissection and Pediatrics in Physical Therapy. She has over 37 years of pediatric clinical experience. She has been the owner and administrator of a pediatric physical therapy private practice since 1984…Read full bio
1. What We Know Now
The chapter will provide foundational background information to enhance the participants understanding of DMD. Signs and symptoms of this disease will be detailed and the process of differential diagnosis reviewed. The most common medications and supplements will be covered.
2. Identified Biomarkers
Identified biomarkers have helped to further our understanding of this disease and monitor disease progression. Selected biomarkers have been developed and are emerging as outcome measures in research.
3. Research and Understanding DMD
Longitudinal research studies shed light on our current understanding of DMD. Correlations of multiple outcomes help make predictions for function. Predictions of function allow for planning for the future.