The more typical model for Parkinson’s disease is standard exercises to safely strengthen weakened muscles. However, this innovative course focuses on vigorous, intense exercise models that promote improved brain and body function.
From the initial symptom to diagnosis, Parkinson's disease affects many aspects of an individual's life, including sense of smell, facial expression, voice volume, ability to swallow, stiffness of the muscles, gait, balance, digestion, salivation, and fine motor control. With the alarming rate of PD being diagnosed to patients younger and younger, clinicians need the right tools at their disposal to combat this degenerative disease.
It is our job as a clinicians to educate those people that have been diagnosed with Parkinson's how to begin exercising in a way that will benefit their brain, their cognition and potentially slow the progression of the disease. Understanding the symptomatology of Parkinson's is important in developing a effective exercise program for each individual. Progressive, vigorous exercise has been shown to slow the decline in quality of life in people with Parkinson's. Through this lab-intensive course, you will discover effective strategies to teach your patients, that they can use in their day-to-day struggle with Parkinson's.
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Cross Country Education is a national leader in high-quality educational products and services for the entire health care industry. Our seminars and training programs are designed to help health care providers achieve improved performance and results in all areas of clinical, financial and operational management. Our faculty of more than 150 instructors are the "best of the best" in their field of expertise and know how to provide programs that really make a difference to participants.
Since 1995, we have trained over 1,000,000 providers, managers, nurses, behavioral health professionals and other key personnel throughout the entire healthcare industry. We produce over 5,000 seminars and conferences annually for the health care industry. Plus, we coordinate in-house training for health care facilities. Let us provide your training and professional education needs!
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Cancellations received at least five working days before the seminar are refundable less a $20 administrative charge per registrant. There is no refund for cancellations received later; however, a credit will be issued toward a future seminar or product order. Please note that if you register and do not attend, you are still liable for full payment. Substitutions may be made at any time. The expense of continuing education, when taken to maintain and improve professional skills, may be tax deductible. Please contact your accountant for complete details.