At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:
List five (5) classic signs of Parkinson’s disease.
List four (4) factors that are felt to play a role
in the development of Parkinson’s disease.
Identify three (3) care considerations for individuals with Parkinson’s disease.
At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to demonstrate knowledge about Parkinson’s disease by passing a quiz with a score of 85% or greater.
Brittany Phillips, PT, DPT, OCS
Dr. Brittany Phillips is an Orthopedic Clinical
Specialist (OCS) through the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). She treats a diverse patient population, including patients with orthopedic conditions, sports rehabilitation, as well as neurologic conditions and oncology. She has a particular interest in Parkinson’s disease (PD) and holds a certification as a LSVT Big physical therapist for the treatment of patients with Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Phillips has authored many continuing education courses on Parkinson’s disease and
participated in community outreach programs for individuals with PD.