Introduction to Rett Syndrome
This course will introduce the neurodegenerative disorder Rett Syndrome. It will discuss the genetic cause of the syndrome as well as the patient population it effects. The criteria for a diagnosis of Rett Syndrome and the common symptoms of the disorder will be explained. Finally, the common treatment options will be discussed to explain what supportive care is available for patients.

Course Publication Date: November 06, 2022

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Raquel Davis
Course No:RHETT1122
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Learning Objectives
  • Identify the gene associated with Rett Syndrome

  • Identify requirements for diagnosis

  • Describe supporting signs for diagnosis

  • Discuss the four stages of the syndrome

  • Discuss common complications and how to address them in the clinical setting

  • Identify members of the healthcare team involved in treatment

  • Understand the uses of therapeutic equipment


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