Welcome to this page on neurology.
There are more than 600 diseases of the central nervous system, and these include epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, brain tumours and stroke. Each of these conditions is complex, and in some cases difficult to manage.
This page aims to introduce you to some of the learning available to help you to develop your knowledge of these conditions.
Pharmacy professionals are well placed to help support people with their healthcare needs. We can offer advice on the side effects of medicines, tips to help manage conditions and signposting to other helpful resources.
If you’re new to this topic we recommend you start by looking at the TEST YOURSELF section, to find out where your learning needs lie. If you are more experienced, why not start working through some of the core learning activities such as the case studies.
This is a video-based programme where you will watch experts demonstrating the key phrases, skills and techniques for a person-centred approach to consultations. The interactive activities will help you apply your learning to practice and make best use of the time during a consultation. You will also be able to explain the concept of clinical empathy and how to demonstrate this in practice.
2h:30m (for events this includes pre and post event learning)
Learning Outcomes:On completion of all aspects of this learning programme you should be able to:
This guideline covers assessing and managing motor neurone disease (MND).
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing multiple sclerosis in people aged 18 and over.
Motor neurone disease causes a progressive weakness of many of the muscles in the body. There are various types of motor neurone disease. This leaflet is mainly about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which is the most common type of motor neurone disease. Although there is no cure for motor neurone disease, treatments can help to ease symptoms and disability.
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