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A Practical Approach to Evaluating Individuals with Parkinson's Disease

Course: #2139 Level: Introductory2 Hours 489 Reviews
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Please note: This course is also offered in a series of recordings titled "Series: A Practical Approach to Evaluating and Treating Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease", course 2179 which is offered for AOTA/0.4 and NBCOT/5.0.

This course will educate therapists on Parkinson’s disease and practical approaches to performing comprehensive, evidence-based evaluations. This course is Part I in a two-part series. Part II will focus on treatment strategies.

Course created on August 20, 2014

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.2 Introductory, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Evaluation; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC); NBCOT/2.5 Beginner, Geriatrics

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkDistinguish between idiopathic PD and atypical parkinsonism.
  • checkmarkList commonly used outcome measures for assessing individuals with Parkinson’s disease based on disease stage and clinical presentation.
  • checkmarkDescribe the impact non-motor symptoms have on the functional ability of individuals with Parkinson’s disease.
  • checkmarkList cognitive changes associated with Parkinson’s disease.
  • checkmarkDescribe how medical and surgical treatments impact the functional ability of individuals with Parkinson’s disease.

Agenda

0-10 Minutes Background and Overview
10-25 Minutes Pathophysiology
25-40 Minutes Motor Symptoms
40-55 Minutes Non-Motor Symptoms
55-70 Minutes Medical & Surgical Treatments
70-90 Minutes Performing an Intake History
90-115 Minutes Evaluation & Outcome Measures
115-120 Minutes Q & A

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Presenter Disclosure: Presenter received an honorarium for presenting this course.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.2 CEUs (Introductory level, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Evaluation Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


CE Broker

CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 2.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, or South Carolina, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT® Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 2.5 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, Geriatrics Area). NBCOT® is a registered trademark of The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.