From Ataxia to Parkinsonism: Treating Individuals with Movement Disorders
Saturday, July 27, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (SST)
Glen Allen, VA
BEYOND THE BRANCHES
A continuing education series by Sheltering Arms
From Ataxia to Parkinsonism:
Understanding and Treating Individuals with Movement Disorders
Jeff Hoder, PT, DPT, NCS
Department of Neurology
Virginia Commonwealth University
Program Director of Rehabilitation and Wellness
VCU Parkinson's and Movement Disorders Center
PTs, PTAs, OTs, OTAs
This course is designed to give both novice and experienced therapist clinicians a better understanding of the evaluation and management of individuals with various movement disorders. We will review the clinical features and neuroanatomy of such disease processes as Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, Essential Tremor and Cerebellar Disorders. The course will then go into best practice for the evaluation and management of these individuals. The participant will learn through interactive lecture with active discussion, focusing on the application of various clinical scales (UPDRS, SARA, BESTest) utilized in tracking disease progression, as well as various evidence-guided treatment interventions.
Following participation in this course, the participant will:
8:00 AM Registration
8:15-9:15 AM Analyzing Movement
9:15-10:15 AM Role of the cerebellum in modifying movement/Ataxia and Cerebellar Disorders
10:15-10:30 AM BREAK
10:30-12:00 PM Evaluation and intervention for individuals with Cerebellar Dysfunction: Ocular Motor Control, Coordination, SARA Scale
12:00-1:00 PM LUNCH (provided)
1:00-2:00 PM Role of the Basal Ganglia in modifying movement: hyperkinetic disorders
2:00-2:45 PM Role of the Basal Ganglia in modifying movement: hypokinetic disorders
2:45-3:00 PM BREAK
3:00-4:00 PM The Neurobiology of falling: Why People with Parkinson’s disease fall.
4:00-4:30 PM Evaluation and intervention for individuals with Parkinson’s disease and Parkinsonism: UPDRS, BESTest, Axial Mobility
6.75 Type 1 Contact Hours
Cancellations and Refunds:
Full refunds will be available for cancellations up to 7 days prior to event. Cancellations made within 7 days of the event will only receive a partial refund of 50%.
NOTE: Sheltering Arms employees that take courses through the use of "Staff Development Funds" are subject to the rules of that program, including finding a suitable replacement in the event of a cancellation.
Please include specific dietary needs in your registration form.
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