Introduction to Parkinson's Disease Webinar
Price with CE: $19.95
Price without CE: $9.95
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By: June Chewning MA, BS.
Webinar Description:
Almost 10 million individuals worldwide are affected by Parkinson's disease. Health-fitness professionals who work with the general public and older adults will encounter clients with Parkinson's disease. This webinar will help you understand the basics of the disease, allowing professionals to recognize disease progression, and be aware of numerous possible symptoms and related problems. You'll also learn about current treatment for the disease and how exercise plays a role in disease management.

Education Level: All Levels
Prerequisites: None
Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.
Approved for:
    1.0American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
    1.0American Fitness Professional Association (AFPA)
    PENDAquatic Exercise Association (AEA)
    0.1Aquatic Therapy & Rehabilitation Institute (ATRI)
    PENDInternational Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
    PENDNational Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
    Note 1National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA)
    1.0National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
    1.0Sara's City Workout (SCW)
    1.0YMCA

Note 1: NSCA offers continuing education to those who take the Live Webinar. To get 1 Hour of NSCA continuing education credit, you must watch the webinar live, and then contact Ivy@medicalfitnessnetwork.org to receive a Certificate of Attendance.
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Webinar Objectives:
After completing this course you will be able to:
  1. Identify the definition of Parkinson's Disease and Parkinsonism.
  2. Recognize the 4 classifications of Parkinsonism and prevalence statistics.
  3. Identify the risk factors and protective factors for PD.
  4. Describe the etiology of PD and prevention and intervention.
  5. Recognize the motor and non-motor symptoms of PD.
  6. Describe methods and barriers for exercise as intervention for PD.
  7. Identify 4 programs for PD exercise intervention.
  8. Discuss how to become qualified to work with PD clients.
System Requirements to View This Webinar
This webinar is tablet enabled and can be viewed on an iPad or Android tablet as well as a PC or MAC Computer