36th Annual Carrell-Krusen Neuromuscular Symposium (RP1402A)
The Annual Carrell-Krusen Neuromuscular Symposium is a unique conference attended by more than 200 people each year at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Its name honors Dr. Brandon Carrell who retired as physician-on-chief at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in 1978 and Dr. Ed Krusen who organized the first Muscular Dystrophy Association clinic in Dallas.
This symposium began in 1978 under the leadership of Dr. Jay Cook as a Muscular Dystrophy Clinic Directors’ meeting and is no jointly sponsored by the hospital, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, and UT Southwestern Medical Center. The Symposium has grown to the most popular clinical meeting for neuromuscular specialists in the country.
During the two-day meeting, attendees participate in lively discussion while meeting interesting and challenging patients. Attendees are invited to contribute interesting electrodiagnositc and histopathologic cases to review with the group. The visiting professor, the recipient of the Carrell-Krusen Award, gives the keynote lecture. The list of awardees represents the development of neuromuscular research for the past 30 years.
The Carrell-Krusen Neuromuscular symposium is designed for muscular dystrophy clinic directors, case managers, nurses, and members of interdisciplinary care teams.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to link the educational objectives to Core Competencies:
- Formulate protocols for treatment and management of both common and unusual neuromuscular disorders
- Identify characteristic findings on muscle biopsies and EMG studies in neuromuscular disorders
- Describe recent advances in basic and clinical research on neuromuscular disorders
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