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The MDS Physiotherapy/Rehabilitation for Movement Disorders course will provide a comprehensive overview of exercise effects on the motor system as applicable for Parkinson's disease.
Alice Nieuwboer, PhD - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Heverlee, BelgiumMoran Gilat, PhD - KU Leuven, Leuven, BelgiumSanne Broder - KU Leuven, Leuven, BelgiumNicholas Cruz - KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
The primary purpose of this course is to provide information on physiotherapy/rehabilitation for movement disorders.
Upon completion of this activity learners will be able to:1. Describe the mechanisms for the therapeutic effects of physiotherapy and exercise on the brain in movement disorders2. Describe evidence-based recommendations on efficacy of physiotherapy and exercise in movement disorders, including Parkinson’s disease3. Identify key barriers and facilitators for physiotherapy and exercise in patients with movement disorders
This activity is intended for students, residents, primary care providers, internists, allied health, non-neurology specialists, and industry who have limited to no movement disorder experience.
Your chosen sessions must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit of individual sessions is not available. If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed in the Accreditation Statement, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your board requirement.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society designates this education activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
1. Active Internet connection (DSL or Cable). Dial-up connection will have constant buffering problem.2. Compatible with Windows PC and MAC (256 MB of RAM or higher)3. Activity is best viewed on Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Safari 5.0 or higher and Firefox 29.0 or higher4. Adobe Flash Player 12.0 (or higher). 5. Adobe Reader to print certificate.
MDS staff members involved with the planning, development, and review of the content for this activity have no relevant affiliations or financial relationships to disclose.
All individuals in control of content for this course are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.