This course addresses the evolution of the management and treatment of a patient following being diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. The goal of the course is to help a physical therapist in creating a unique approach as the patient goes through the different Hoehn and Yahr stages.
Live WebinarFri, Dec 15, 2023 at 12:00 pm EST
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; OK/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
- After this course, participants will be able to identify at least three motor and non-motor impairments and their impact on the rehabilitation of individuals with PD.
- After this course, participants will be able to define the mnemonic TRAP for the cardinal signs of Parkinson’s Disease.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the normative values for outcome measures utilized in the management of a Parkinson’s Disease patient.
- After this course, participants will be able to list the five different Hoehn and Yahr stages used in the classification of an individual with Parkinson’s Disease.
|0-15 Minutes||Background, review of learning outcomes|
|15-30 Minutes||TRAP (Tremor, Rigidity, Akinesia or Bradykinesia, Postural Instability) Cardinal Signs of PT|
|30-45 Minutes||Motor symptoms|
|45-65 Minutes||Non-motor symptoms|
|65-90 Minutes||Assessment; Outcome measures|
|90-110 Minutes||Treatment progression|
|110-120 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
PT, DPT, PhD, NCS
Christopher Voltmer, PT, DPT, PhD, NCS received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from New York Institute of Technology in 2008. He was awarded the Academic Achievement Award and the NYPTA Participation Award upon graduation. Dr. Voltmer has worked in a variety of clinical settings while specializing in Neurological rehabilitation. He has been board-certified as a Neurological Clinical Specialist by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties since 2013. He successfully defended his dissertation in March of 2023 and received his PhD degree from Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Voltmer has been a full time Assistant Professor at Touro College since 2014 and teaches the Neurologic curriculum.
Non-financial disclosures: Christopher Voltmer has no non-financial disclosures.
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