Parkinsonisms or Parkinsons-plus syndromes can pose challenges to therapists to identify and treat. In this course, we will discuss the differential diagnosis process and management of these disorders. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT/PTA.
Live WebinarMon, Sep 27, 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; 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
- Participants will be able to perform screening for differential diagnosis of (Parkinson Disease) PD vs. Parkinson Plus (PD+) Syndromes
- Participants will be able to identify key features of the different types of PD+syndromes: Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD), Multiple system atrophy (MSA), and Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP)
- Participants will be able to identify at least two principles of neuroplasticity for the management of a person with a PD+ syndrome
- Participants will be able to identify at least two key steps in collaboration with a team for medical management
|0-5 Minutes||Intro, Background, review of learning outcomes and definitions|
|5-30 Minutes||PD vs. Parkinsonisms: key differentia|
|30-45 Minutes||Discussion of CBD and MSA|
|45-60 Minutes||Discussion of PSP|
|60-75 Minutes||Evidence for the treatment of PD+|
|75-90 Minutes||Principles for treatment of PD+|
|90-105 Minutes||Case study: PT treatment|
|105-115 Minutes||Case study: Interdisciplinary management|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
PT, DPT, NCS
Julie Hershberg PT, DPT, NCS is a neurologic physical therapist with a passion for movement disorders. She founded re+active physical therapy & wellness, a neurologic physical therapy, and wellness studio with two locations in Southern California. At re+active she developed the first neurologic-based physical therapy fellowship—The Schmidt Movement Disorders Fellowship, now in its 4th year. She has presented courses and published articles on neurologic physical therapy including topics of stroke, neurologic assessment, differential diagnosis, dystonia, and movement disorders. In addition, Dr. Hershberg is clinical faculty at the University of Southern California, Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy with the main roles of directing Neuropathology for the last 7 years, and teaching and mentoring in clinical neuroanatomy and neurologic screening.
Financial: Julie Hershberg has received an honorarium for presenting this course.
Non-financial: Julie Hershberg has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by PhysicalTherapy.com, a Continued site.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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