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Digital Seminar

Parkinson's Disease - A Perfect Balance: A Practical Approach to Intensive Exercise for Both Brain and Body


Faculty:
Kara Doctor
Duration:
5 Hours 03 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright :
Nov 03, 2016
Product Code:
POS020609
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

From the initial symptom to diagnosis, Parkinson's disease affects many aspects of an individual's life, including sense of smell, facial expression, voice volume, ability to swallow, stiffness of the muscles, gait, balance, digestion, salivation, and fine motor control. With the alarming rate of PD being diagnosed to patients younger and younger, clinicians need the right tools at their disposal to combat this degenerative disease.

It is our job as clinicians to educate those diagnosed with Parkinson's how to begin exercising in a way that will benefit their brain, their cognition and potentially slow the progression of the disease. Understanding the symptomatology of Parkinson's is important in developing an effective exercise program for each individual.  Progressive, vigorous exercise has been shown to slow the decline in quality of life in people with Parkinson's. Through this lab-intensive recording, you will discover effective strategies to teach your patients that they can use in their day-to-day struggle with Parkinson's.

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

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California Nurses

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Florida Nurses

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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 5.0 self-study contact hours.


Iowa Nurses

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Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

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PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. This self-study course qualifies for 5.0 self-study contact hours or .5 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate. Expires: 11/03/2020.


Florida Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants

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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy. Provider Number #50-399. This course qualifies for 5.0 self-study continuing education credits.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study course consists of 5.0 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.


California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 5.0 continuing competency hours.


Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 5.0 CE credit hours.


New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

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Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2106032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. This activity will provide 5.0 CCUs. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

This course contains 5.0 hours of self-study continuing education. It was not offered for ASHA CEUs. Please retain your certificate of completion. If audited for ASHA Certification Maintenance, you can submit this certificate of completion at that time. For state licensure, teacher certification renewal, or other credential renewal, contact those agencies for information about your reporting responsibilities and requirements.


California Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board, #PDP 319. This course meets the qualifications for 5.0 hours of self-study continuing professional development credit for Speech-Language Pathologists or Audiologists, as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board.


Kansas Speech-Language Pathologists

Approved for 6.0 self-study continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed Speech-Language Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services.


Other Professions

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Handouts

Faculty

Kara Doctor Related seminars and products: 1

MS, PT


Kara M. Doctor MS, PT brings over 20 years of experience to the Physical Therapy field. She has been nationally certified in Allied Team Treatment for Parkinson's disease.  For the past 17 years, Kara has been treating patients with movement disorders, primarily Parkinson's disease.  She has been spokesperson and a lead presenter for deep brain stimulation support groups in Austin and has served on the board of directors for the Capital Area Parkinson Society (CAPS). Mrs. Doctor brings a wealth of knowledge with her vast experience in the treatment of patients living with Parkinson’s.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Kara Doctor has an employment relationship with Neurology Solutions Consultants, PA. She receives a speaking honorarium for PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Kara Doctor is a member of the Parkinson Action Network; and the Capital Area Parkinson’s Society.


Additional Info

Program Information

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive) Access never expires for this product.

Objectives

  1. Identify neuroanatomy structures affected by Parkinson’s disease and be able to explain common responses and changes to the structures with vigorous exercise
  2. Articulate primary, secondary, and tertiary symptoms and complaints of Parkinson’s and parkinsonism
  3. Determine when DBS should be introduced and articulate potential candidacy and efficacy of surgical treatment
  4. Identify scales and scores that quantify symptoms of Parkinson’s to show a baseline, as well as improvement with treatment
  5. Review medication for Parkinson’s, as well as common adverse effects and pitfalls
  6. Develop exercise programs for progressive, resistance training and increase intensity exercise for persons with Parkinson’s disease

Outline

PARKINSONS DISEASE OVERVIEW AND REVIEW OF ANATOMY

  • Prevalence
  • Incidence
  • Economic impact
  • Anatomy
  • The subthalmaic nucleus

COMMON SYMPTOMS

  • Types of parkinsonism
  • Common motor symptoms
  • Sensory disorders
  • Loss of function
  • Depression and apathy
  • Swallow dysfunction
  • Hypophonia

EXERCISE BENEFITS

  • Types of exercise
  • Neuro plasticity
  • Early intervention
  • Activity dependent improvement
  • Baseline measurements
  • Heart rate/perceived exertion

DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION

  • Overview
  • Candidacy Requirements
  • Clinicians role in education
  • Patients expectations and limitations
  • Indications/Contraindications

BASELINE AND OUTCOME MEASUREMENTS LAB

  • UPDRS Testing: The Gold Standard
  • Tinetti balance and gait assessment
  • Hoehn and Yahr Staging System
  • Schwab and England ADL score
  • Montreal Cognitive Assessment Test
  • Neurological Examination

MEDICATIONS

  • Levodopa drugs
  • Levodopa Agonists
  • Supplements
  • Adverse effects vs. benefits
  • Impact on exercise and functional mobility

THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE TECHNIQUES AND LAB

  • Exercise techniques- rigorous exercise
  • Strength training/Big body movements
  • Facial and lingual exercises
  • Voice exercise techniques
  • Compensatory techniques to improve swallow
  • Oculomotor exercises

Target Audience

  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapists Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Speech Language Pathologists
  • Rehab Nurses
  • Nursing Home Administrators

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