This session will expose participants to contemporary and future advances in balance rehabilitation for persons with a degenerative disease. Evidence in the literature and practical videotape applications will reveal how to objectively test and how to create a corresponding balance program for this population. Considerations of diagnosis, examination results, personality, cognition, and environmental resources are only a few of the considerations that will be directly addressed in this session across the spectrum of multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson and related diseases (PD), Alzheimer disease (AD), multiple systems atrophy (MSA) and cerebellar degenerative conditions. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Course created on November 19, 2019
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DE/2.0; FL/2.0; GA/2.0; HI/2.0; IA/2.0; IACET/0.2; ID/2.0; IL/2.0; IN/2.0; KS/2.0; KY/2.0 Category 2; LA/2.0; MA/2.0; MD/0.2; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MN/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; NJ/2.0; NM/2.0; NV/0.2; NY/2.0; OH/2.0; OR/2.0; PA/2.0; RI/2.0; SC/2.0; SD/2.0; TN/2.0; TX/2.0; UT/2.0; VA/2.0; VT/2.0; WA/2.0; WI/2.0; WV/2.0; WY/2.0
- The participant will be able to accurately list at least three key factors to best individualize a balance prescription for individuals with degenerative diseases
- The participant will be able to correctly describe least two evidence-based reasons for modified interventions as related to dementia and impaired attention as uniquely seen in AD, MS, and other degenerative diseases, to include dual-tasking and procedural learning
- The participant will be able to list at least three principles of the ICF motivational and psychological characteristics in the management of patients with degenerative diseases
- The participant will be able to identify at least two future technological advances applicable to this area of rehabilitation presented within this course
|0-15 Minutes||Background, overview of the degenerative diseases covered|
|15-30 Minutes||Balance resources and impairments in the respective degenerative diseases|
|30-45 Minutes||Applications in balance rehabilitation for EACH of the DD|
|45-60 Minutes||Maximizing patient participation (measurement, purpose, group, and so much more - for greater intensity and compliance)|
|60-90 Minutes||Case studies in the degenerative diseases|
|90-105 Minutes||The future of balance rehabilitation - research and technology|
|105-120 Minutes||Summary, video applications, and Q&A|
Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT, CSST, FAPTA
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