This presentation focuses on the key clinical signs and symptoms that differentiate idiopathic Parkinson's disease (PD) from vascular parkinsonism and Parkinson plus syndromes. Participants will learn about best evidence for the physical therapy treatment of individuals with PD and Parkinson Plus syndromes and apply information to case studies. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on October 19, 2016
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; 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
- The participant will be able to identify at least three key clinical signs and symptoms that differentiate idiopathic Parkinson's disease (PD) from vascular parkinsonism and Parkinson plus syndromes.
- The participant will be able to list at least three signs and symptoms of idiopathic PD versus vascular parkinsonism and Parkinson plus syndromes.
- The participant will be able to describe at least two best evidence findings related to the physical therapy management of individuals with PD and Parkinson plus syndromes.
|0-5 Minutes||Background & Review of Learner Outcomes|
|5-65 Minutes||Differential diagnosis PD vs. PD plus syndromes (pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, diagnostic criteria, prognosis, medical managment)|
|65-75 Minutes||Neuroimaging in the differential diagnosis of parkinsonisms|
|75-105 Minutes||Physical therapy management of PD vs. PD plus syndromes|
|105-115 Minutes||Case Studies|
|115-120 Minutes||Q and A, Summary|
PT, PhD, NCS
Anne Kloos, PT, PhD, NCS received her physical therapy degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her doctoral degree in biology/neuroscience from Cleveland State University. Dr. Kloos is currently a Professor in the Physical Therapy Division at the Ohio State University where she teaches adult neurorehabilitation and neuroscience courses and conducts research on balance and gait interventions and fall prevention in individuals with neurodegenerative diseases. She is a board-certified neurologic physical therapy specialist and has over 25 years of clinical experience. Dr. Kloos has presented her research both nationally and internationally and has published articles and book chapters. She has served as Chair of the Degenerative Diseases Special Interest Group, Chair of the Neurology Section Nominating Committee, and Chair of the Neurologic Residency Curriculum Task Force for the American Physical Therapy Association and currently serves as an Editorial Board member of the Journal of Neurologic Physical Therapy.
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