4/24/18: Medical Management of Parkinson’s Disease
April 24, 2018
4:00 to 5:00 pm. CST
The registration for this webinar will close on April 24, at 12:00 pm cst.
Instructor: Santiago D. Toledo, MD, Attending Physician, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab; Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Department of Neurology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Speech-Language Pathologists
Description: This webinar will engage the audience to review the current diagnosis and management of Parkinson’s disease. The most common medication therapy, new treatments, practice parameters and strategies in geriatric neurology management of PD will be presented and discussed.
Objectives: Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Review the syndrome of idiopathic PD, its epidemiology and etiology
- Describe the physical symptoms and to list non-motor symptoms and cognitive changes in PD
- Outline medical treatment with the most common medications and new treatments in advanced PD
- Illustrate PD-specific non-motor issues and define management strategies
- Define concept of neuroprotective therapy in PD
Continuing Education Credits
This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEUs (intermediate level, Professional area).
This course has been approved by the Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1 Contact Hour. Approval #216-000069
The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This intermediate level program awards occupational therapists 0.1 CEUs or 1 contact hour. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. AOTA CLASSIFICATION CODE: OT Process
Financial – Receives a salary for teaching this course from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Non-Financial - No relevant non-financial relationships to disclose