A Practical Approach to Treating Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease

Course: #2140Level: Introductory2 Hours 1100 Reviews

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 practical approaches to providing comprehensive, evidence-based treatment strategies for individuals with Parkinson’s disease. This course is Part II in a two-part series. Part I focused on evaluation strategies.

Course created on August 27, 2014

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/PDUs Offered: AOTA/0.2 Introductory, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; 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

  • checkmarkModify treatment sessions and plans of care according to fluctuating symptoms and non-motor symptoms.
  • checkmarkSummarize recent research on neuroplasticity and the of role exercise in individuals with PD.
  • checkmarkEstablish appropriate therapeutic exercise programs using various types of equipment.
  • checkmarkDesign treatment strategies relating to PD-related gait and mobility deficits.
  • checkmarkDescribe fall risk reduction treatments targeted at sensory input and motor output.


0-15 Minutes Research review
15-30 Minutes Symptom fluctuation
30-45 Minutes Modifying motor treatment according to non-motor symptoms
45-60 Minutes Therapeutic exercise
60-70 Minutes Aerobic exercise
70-95 Minutes Gait and mobility training
95-115 Minutes Balance and falls
115-120 Minutes Q and A


1100 Reviews

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Presenter Disclosure: Presenter receives 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.

Course participation information

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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 - Intervention 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.