Parkinson’s Programme

Parkinson’s Programme

A series of courses that explore physiotherapy assessment and treatment of parkinson's disease
The course provides useful guidelines on assessment, intervention and outcome measures of PD, and the cases studies help a lot for transferring the knowledge to clinical practice. It is definitely useful if you are working pwp.
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Introduction

Physiotherapists play a crucial role in the assessment, management and rehabilitation of the individual with Parkinson's Disease (PD). This programme of online courses will explore the latest evidence related to PD to assist you in clinical practice with outcome measures, assessment techniques, management approaches and examples through the use of case studies and a final assignment. Throughout these courses Dr Bhanu Ramaswamy will share practical advice that you can integrate into your clinical practice.

Aims

The aim of this programme of courses is to develop and consolidate your knowledge of assessment and management of the patient with Parkinson's Disease

Outline

This programme consists of five separate online courses and a written assignment:

  • Introduction to Parkinson’s Disease
  • Assessment of Parkinson’s Disease
  • Management of Parkinson’s Disease
  • Parkinson’s Disease Outcome Measures Case Study
  • Parkinson’s Disease Treatment Planning Case Study
  • Final assignment
  • Target audience

    This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.