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High school lesson plan topics - Muscular dystrophy

Create-a-Medical-Chart: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Students will play the role of medical residents and collaborate to create a medical chart for a patient with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). Each group will perform guided Internet research to learn about DMD and participate in a simulated case study review session.

Muscular Dystrophy: A Walk in Their Shoes [PDF | PowerPoint Presentation]
This lesson focuses on empathy. Students in the classroom will be exposed to what it feels like to have muscular dystrophy through a modeling activity. They can then gain knowledge about the symptoms, prognosis, and treatment of muscular dystrophy
through teacher presentation as well as Internet research.


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