Course Webinar: More than the HEP- The Importance of Long Term Exercise Plan for People With PD
Course description: In this course, we will discuss how physical therapy has the potential to promote neuroplasticity and help with neuro-protection in people with Parkinson’s Disease (PD). We will discuss the benefits of exercise in the management of both non-motor and motor symptoms of PD and what the current recommendations are for long term maintenance exercises for people with PD.
Presented by Anne Gould-Ruete, PT, DPT, NCS
Date: Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Time: 4 pm pacific | 5 pm mountain | 6 pm central | 7 pm eastern
Anne is a physical therapist with 15 years of experience and earned her NCS 10 years ago. She has worked with patients with neurological conditions throughout her career in a variety of settings, including inpatient acute rehabilitation, home care, outpatient and long term care. This variety of experiences has given Anne a view of how people with neurological conditions move across settings in physical therapy. She has been specializing in working with people with Parkinson's disease for the past 6 years and has obtained certifications in LSVT BIG, and as a PWR!Moves Therapist and Instructor. She enjoys reading and exercising in her spare time with her husband and 2 kids.
Duration: 1 hour.
Target audience: Rehabilitation clinicians, including physical therapists and occupational therapists who work with adults in rehabilitation settings.
This course has been Approved by CERS, an Approval Agency for the California Board of Physical Therapy. CERS Course Approval #: 21-50676-1.
0:00 - Overview of PD, motor and non-motor symptoms.
0:10 - Benefits of exercise for motor and non-motor symptoms of PD.
0:20 - Neuroplasticity and Neuro-protective effects of exercise for people with PD.
0:35 - Current recommendations for maintenance exercise programs and current models of maintenance programs designed for people with PD.
0:50 - Q/A session.
1:00 - Course ends + quiz
Instructional level: Introductory (Information is geared to practitioners with little or no knowledge of the subject matter. Focus is on providing general introductory information.)
Key learning outcomes:
- Describe nature-based pedagogy and benefits of time in nature.
- Define key terms used in nature-based pedagogy and how they relate to traditional language therapy.
- Identify ways to apply traditional speech-language therapy using nature-based intervention strategies.
- List ways to support families in facilitating language within outdoor contexts.
- This course will be presented on the Zoom platform.
- High-speed internet connection is required.
Recorded course information:
- The recorded course will be made available on July 22, 2021.
- The course will be available for CEUs approved by the CA Physical Therapy Board until July 21, 2022.
- You may register before the course is available and will receive an email with the link to the course once it becomes available.
- Presenter is being paid by Therapy Insights to prepare and present this course.
- Presenter is a salaried faculty member at Franklin Pierce University, Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital and Supplemental Healthcare.
Instructional methodology: Lecture
Course completion requirements:
- Full attendance during webinar, as tracked by on-time login and online presence for the duration of the course.
- Passing score of 100% on a 5-10 question quiz. You will receive immediate feedback and be able to correct answers. We want to ensure that you have the correct information as presented in this course.
- Quiz needs to be completed within 2 hours of end of course.
- Completion of program evaluation form.