Bayada Nurses Pediatric Home Care Services is hosting a free CEU program on spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), on Wednesday, July 14, from 4 to 6 p.m., at Alvernia University's Schuylkill Center, 1544 Route 61, Suite 1690, Pottsville. The class is open to all nurses and case managers. All will earn 1.5 CEU credits for completing the program.

During the event, an overview of SMA, a genetic disease that affects children and some adults, will be covered. Other topics that will be discussed include the types of the disease; diagnosing; how it affects functions and the psychological aspects and caregiver decisions that are associated with the disease.

Dinner and refreshments will be provided.

For more information or to reserve a seat, contact Bayada Nurses at (610) 377-4717 or e-mail Deadline to register is July 12.

Bayada Nurses Pediatric Home Care Services is located at 377 Blakeslee Blvd., Drive East, Suite 4, Lehighton.