This course provides an overview of movement examination in Parkinson’s disease. Common outcome measures for balance, gait, and motor symptoms in Parkinson’s are discussed and demonstrated. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Live WebinarWed, Sep 29, 2021 at 12:00 pm EDT
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.0; AL/2.0; AR/2.0; AZ/2.0; CA/2.0; CO/2.0; CT/2.0; DC/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; ME/2.0; MI/2.0; MO/2.0; MS/2.0; MT/2.0; NC/2.0; ND/2.0; NE/2.0; NH/2.0; 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; WY/2.0
- Participants will be able to list how to assess at least three motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease pre and post-treatment
- Participants will be able to identify at least two common balance and gait assessment outcome measures for Parkinson’s disease
- Participants will be able to identify a motor symptom assessment using the Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS)
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||Motor Symptoms of Parkinson’s|
|30-60 Minutes||Balance assessment in Parkinson’s|
|60-75 Minutes||Gait assessment in Parkinson’s|
|75-115 Minutes||Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS)|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
PhD, MSc, BSc (Hons), MHCPC, MCSP
Dr Stuart is an Honorary Clinical Physiotherapist at Northumbria Healthcare NHS trust and a Vice Chancellors Senior Research Fellow at Northumbria University, United Kingdom. He completed his PhD at Newcastle University in 2016, while simultaneously working as an honorary clinical physiotherapist at Newcastle Hospitals NHS trust and within private practice. He underwent post-doctoral training at Newcastle University, before moving in 2017 for further post-doctoral training at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) in the United States of America. At OHSU, he was able to secure a prestigious post-doctoral fellowship for basic scientists from the Parkinson’s Foundation. He moved back home to Northumbria University in 2019 to continue his independent research, where he now directs the Physiotherapy Innovation Laboratory within the Department of Sport, Exercise, and Rehabilitation. He recently secured a prestigious international Clinical Research Award from the Parkinson’s Foundation and currently leads on several other industry collaborative clinical research projects, as well as being co-investigator on various other grants.
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