Date: 28 Feb 2023

MND Webinar: Expiratory Muscle Strength Training (EMST) for patients living with motor neurone disease (MND)

Venue: Online via zoom


Event Notes:

Time: 11.00 – 12.30
Aim: To develop an understanding of Expiratory Muscle Strength Training (EMST) and the evidence to support its use in people living with Motor Neurone Disease (MND).

• To understand the theory and rationale for use of EMST in patients with MND
• To explore current research using EMST and its place in person centred care
• To examine current practice and contrast it with management of MND using EMST

By the end of the session participants will have:
• Been introduced to the principles of EMST
• An appreciation of EMST practice and research evidence
• A more confident understanding of the aims of EMST and when it may be appropriate for people living with MND

Speaker: Jodi Allen, Clinical Specialist Speech & Language Therapist, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queens Square, London