It Takes a Team: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Managing Parkinson’s Disease - Group Access

It Takes a Team: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Managing Parkinson’s Disease - Group Access


While the cardinal motor features of Parkinson’s disease dominate the clinical presentation, many individuals with Parkinson’s also experience several non-motoric concerns. This webinar will highlight the typical clinical presentation of Parkinson’s disease and common challenges faced by this clientele as they negotiate life. Clinical expertise will be drawn upon from an interdisciplinary team (including an Occupational Therapist, a Movement Disorders Neurologist and a Speech-Language Pathologist) who specialize in working with individuals with Parkinson’s disease. Specific non-pharmacologic strategies to be discussed will help manage difficulties related to: freezing of gait and falls, festination, hypophonia, dysarthria, cognitive impairment and medication side effects.

After taking part in this webinar, participants will:

  1.  Be able to identify the motor and non-motor complications associated with Parkinson’s disease, and learn to implement non-pharmacological strategies to manage these issues.
  2. Have an understanding of the characteristics of gait in Parkinson’s disease, identify risk factors for falls, and learn strategies to improve gait and balance problems.
  3. Learn about communication difficulties and identify strategies including assistive technology targeted at improving functional communication.

This purchase is for the April 15, 2014 practice evidence webinar presentation web link archive. The archive purchase will be in the format of a web-based link that will be emailed to you separately immediately.

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Dr. Jeffrey Holmes, Dr. Mary Jenkins & Angela Roberts

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