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Rehabilitation Management of the Patient with Neurodegenerative Conditions

This one-day course is designed to provide an overview of the medical and rehabilitation management of the patient with neurodegenerative conditions of Parkinson’s disease and Multiple Sclerosis. Participants will be introduced to a multidisciplinary approach to the management of Parkinson’s disease and Multiple Sclerosis including assessment, treatment strategies and available community resources.

Date:  November 4, 2017
Time:  8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (7.25 contact hours)
Cost:  $35 - BJC employees (including BJC collaborative hospitals)
$85 - non-BJC employees
Location: Drury Inn & Suites St. Louis - Brentwood
8700 Eager Road,
Brentwood, MO 63144
Target Audience: PTs, OTs, PTAs and COTAs who provide rehabilitation to patients with neurodegenerative conditions.

Course Content

Morning     Afternoon  
7:30-8 a.m. Registration and light breakfast   12:30-1:30 p.m. Interventions with Parkinson’s disease
8-8:45 a.m. Overview of Parkinson's disease   1:30-2 p.m. Amplitude Based Training for Motor Speech
and Voice Disorders
8:45-9:30 a.m. Overview of Multiple Sclerosis   2-2:15 p.m. Break
9:30-9:45 a.m. Break   2:15-2:45 p.m. Community Resources and Parkinson’s disease
9:45-10:45 a.m. Neurodegenerative Disease and
Cognitive Impairment
  2:45-4:15 p.m. Multiple Sclerosis- Energy management
and community resources
10:45-11:45 a.m. Assessment and Parkinson’s disease   4:15-4:30 p.m. Questions
11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. LUNCH      

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