To receive CNE credit, you will need to complete the course and the subsequent program survey. The survey will be available upon completion of the course.
This continuing education activity was approved by the California State Board of Nursing, Provider #14825 for 1.0 Contact Hours per course. Approval of this activity does not imply endorsement by the California State Board of Nursing of any commercial products related to the content of the education activity.
Medtronic is subject to US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirements related to Off-Label use as it relates to its products and therapies. Information and services provided by trainers on behalf of Medtronic must be limited to FDA approved uses of Medtronic Therapies. Therefore, this training will not include discussions of conditions for which Intrathecal Drug Delivery and Spinal Cord Stimulation have not been approved.
For: Allied Health Professionals (RNs, NPs) associated with physicians or practices specializing in the management of the SynchroMed™ II Pump for ITB Therapy with Lioresal® Intrathecal (baclofen injection) for severe spasticity.
Description: The first part of the course defines and describes spasticity, reviews common etiologies associated with spasticity, describes the advantages and disadvantages of ITB Therapy, and describes how ITB Therapy can be utilized as a treatment for severe spasticity. The second part provides an introduction to assessing spasticity and reviews patient selection criteria for ITB Therapy and the ITB Therapy screening test.
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For more information, including BOX WARNING, refer to Lioresal® Intrathecal (baclofen injection) prescribing information, located at www.lioresal.com/prescribinginformation