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Parkinson’s Disease

The purpose of this educational activity is to enable the learner with knowledge about the best practices for providing person-centered care for the individual
living with Parkinson’s disease.


$15.00

Additional Course Information

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. List five (5) classic signs of Parkinson’s disease.
  2. List four (4) factors that are felt to play a role
    in the development of Parkinson’s disease.
  3. Identify three (3) care considerations for individuals with Parkinson’s disease.

Learning Outcome

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.

Author

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.

Parkinson’s Disease - Healthcare Academy
Healthcare Academy

Parkinson’s Disease

$15.00

Parkinson's disease is the most common movement disorder and the second most common neurodegenerative disorder following Alzheimer's disease.  It is important for clinical staff to recognize the classic presentation in the individuals that they care for.  This educational activity outlines best practices for providing person-centered care for the individual living with Parkinson's disease

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