Dance-Based Interventions For Clients With Parkinson's Disease

Course: #4263Level: Introductory1 Hour 90 Reviews

The purpose of this course is to examine dance-based interventions to address the physical and cognitive symptoms associated with Parkinson’s Disease to improve outcomes and enhance well-being. Using different styles and modifications of dance moves and sequences, clinicians will be instructed on how to implement beginner dance-based interventions in seated and standing positions along with modifications with their clients diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe clinical symptoms and stages of Parkinson's disease.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list the safety considerations and the benefits of implementing dance-based interventions with clients diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to summarize at least three dance movements/sequences including modifications (grading up and down) in seated and/or standing position that can be incorporated in a treatment session with clients diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Overview of Parkinson's Disease
10-25 Minutes Why dance?
25-30 Minutes Safety considerations
30-50 Minutes Dance demonstrations with modifications
50-55 Minutes Resources
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A

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