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Neuroplasticity in Degenerative Diseases

Course: #3055Level: Intermediate2 Hours 842 Reviews
Recorded Webinar

This course consists of two, one hour courses on neuroplasticity in people with Parkinson's and Multiple Sclerosis. The purpose of the course regarding individuals with MS is to provide clinical guidance to Multiple Sclerosis rehabilitation specialists on how to utilize principles of neuroplasticity to improve clinical outcomes. An evidence-based approach will be utilized focusing on current research and its clinical implications. The purpose of the course regarding individuals with Parkinson's is to discuss the concept of “Neuroplasticity” versus “Neuroprotection” in the framework of Parkinson’s Disease. Opportunities to affect potential change through clinical interventions in various settings will be discussed. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.

Course created on April 27, 2018

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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; 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; 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; 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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to describe at least three potential strategies to provide intensity based treatments in home health care for the patient with Parkinson's disease.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able identify three maladaptive movement patterns typical of people with Parkinson's disease.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to list at least three reasons for gait difficulties in persons with MS.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to outline at least three differences between fatigue and fatigability in persons with Multiple Sclerosis.
  • checkmarkThe participant will be able to identify at least two areas of MS which are an impediment to neuroplasticity.


0-15 Minutes Background, Review of learner outcomes, Defining Neuroplasticity
15-30 Minutes Neuroprotection in PD
30-45 Minutes Neuroplasticity in PD
45-60 Minutes Patient applications, Summary, Questions and Answers
60-75 Minutes Review of learner outcomes for MS segment, Disease of mobility & fatigue, Barrier to enhancing neuroplasticity in MS
75-90 Minutes Clinical Strategies to enhance neuroplasticity in persons with MS
90-110 Minutes Application if the "Kleim Principles" to clinical practices in MS
110-120 Minutes Summary, Q&A


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Presenter Disclosure: The presenters received an honorarium for this course

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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California is a recognized continuing competency approval agency for the Physical Therapy Board of California. This course is offered for 2.0 hours of continuing competency.

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IL Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor

This course is offered for 2.0 hours (Intermediate level) by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (Sponsor License #216000252).


This course is offered for 2.0 hours (Intermediate level, Category 2) by the Kentucky Physical Therapy Association (Provider #CS80-2012-KPTA).

New York is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education.

Texas Physical Therapy Association

This course is offered for 2.0 hours (Intermediate level) by the Texas Physical Therapy Association. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. The Texas Physical Therapy Association (TPTA) administers the CCAP on behalf of the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (Provider #2106033TX).

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