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Advanced Management of Complex Parkinsonism - LIVE WEBINAR - Two Sessions

Education Resources, Inc.


Format(s):   Live Webinar
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours:   11
Registration Fee:   $369


Objectives
Use recommended outcome measures for comprehensive assessment of Parkinson’s disease Consider interdisciplinary evaluation results when determining treatment strategies and plan of care for patients with recent medication changes or surgical intervention Select optimized interventions for mobility as impacted by presence of motor complications, such as freezing of gait, and cognitive complications Measure cognitive function and its potential impact on physical rehabilitation paradigms Differentiate clinical presentations of Parkinson’s disease (PD), progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), multiple system atrophy (MSA), and corticobasal degeneration (CBD) Choose tools and recommendations for clinical determination of plan of care for patients with advanced or complex parkinsonism Utilize guidelines, relative to clinical setting, for determination of skilled need and prognostication of patients with advanced or complex parkinsonism Select various durable medical equipment for patients with advanced or complex parkinsonism

Target Audience
PT, PTA, OT, COTA, SLP

Description
This course goes beyond the generalized overview, background information and basic clinical strategies for management of Parkinson’s disease. During the course, we will address some of the more complex clinical questions that arise when addressing in Parkinson disorders such as: – Interdisciplinary Evaluation & Shared Decision-Making: Medical Management – Freezing of Gait: Assess, Intervene, Repeat – Cognitive-Motor Interference: Compensate or Recover? – Prognostication & Durable Medical Equipment – Justification & Clinical Application of “Skilled Maintenance”

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