Intensive Postgraduate Course on Parkinson’s Disease Treatment for Physiotherapists – Boario Terme (BS)

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  • Boario Terme (BS)
  • 09-23 13:00 2021 -- 09-26 16:00 2021

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Intensive Postgraduate Course on Parkinson’s Disease Treatment for Physiotherapists – Boario Terme (BS)

Boario Terme (BS)

09-23 13:00 2021 -- 09-26 16:00 2021
September 23, 2021

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European Parkinson Training Centre

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Intensive Postgraduate Course on Parkinson’s Disease Treatment for Physiotherapists – Boario Terme (BS)

Boario Terme (BS)

09-23 13:00 2021 -- 09-26 16:00 2021
September 23, 2021

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Speakers

Pietro Domestici (Physiotherapist with top level postgraduate qualification in the treatment of Parkinson’s. PWR (United States, Becky Farley))

Silvia Nezosi (Neuropsychologist with many years of experience; she has been collaborating with the European Parkinson Therapy Center for 8 years)

Alex Reed (Founder and Director of European Parkinson, Practice Expert and lead voice for the rights of People with Parkinson’s)

Elisa Pelosin (Physiotherapist.  Professor of the University of Genova – Fresco Parkinson Network of Genova)

Live demonstrations, videos and an interactive instruction (hands-on workshops) will be used to discuss practical exercises and treatment plans, aimed at implementing this approach in the different stages of the disease.

Targets

In this course, 4 objectives coexist:

  1. Provide skills and methodology in planning rehabilitation treatment;
  2. Combining the skills learned with a new perspective: it is not just the application of techniques but the importance of empathy in dealing with them;
  3. Explain the importance of movement as it is an essential pillar to maintain the quality of life of a person with Parkinson’s disease;
  4. Learn about the rehabilitation approach founded by Becky Farley

Post Graduate Course

This in-depth course offers a method for Parkinson’s rehabilitation using specific techniques. The course demonstrates that it is possible to help people through physiotherapy, in order to maximize their potential and quality of life using precise methods targeted to the needs of the individual.

European Parkinson Training Center in collaboration with Fresco Academy as well as with the support of the European Parkinson Disease Association , Neurofit Networks USA (Scientific Director: Dr Becky Farley), is pleased to offer this program which has greatly improved the lives of people with Parkinson’s.

Module 1

Module 1 (6 hours)

13:00 Participant registration

13:30 Introduction, course objectives, presentation of the program and the manual

14:00 Parkinson’s disease overview

Literature review: from main symptoms to underlying mechanisms

15:15 The 4 Regen Pillars. Multidisciplinary treatment protocol

16:15 Coffee break

16:30 Second Pillar: Physical Exercise

17:30 Exercise as a medicine: ‘Why’ and ‘What’, basic indications on the importance

exercise in Parkinson’s disease.

18:30 End of the first day

Module 2

Module 2 (9 hours)

8:00 Exercise as a medicine: The essential elements of the treatment of Parkinson’s disease, progressive and Parkinson-specific exercise

9:00 Practical session : Explanation and demonstration of the 4 PWRs! Moves ® in the main positions by the teacher

11:30 Coffee break

11:45 Clinical evaluation : from history to physical tests

12:45 Lunch break

13:45 Evaluation and treatment of the voluntary patient by the teacher in a collective session

15:15 Practical session : Explanation and teaching of the 4 PWRs! Moves ®  in pairs

16:15 Coffee break

16:30 Evaluation and treatment of volunteer patients by the participants under the supervision of the teacher

18:00 Discussion and review of the treatment with the teacher

18:30 End of the second day

Module 3

Module 3 (9 hours)

8:00 Why and How to Optimize Learning in Parkinson’s Disease: Scientific Evidence in the Literature.

9:45  Practical session : Mobility and Functionality.

11:00 Coffee break

11:15 Practical session : Demonstration of the 4 PWRs! Moves ® in a context of cognitive and motor challenge by the teacher and experimentation in workstations

13:15 Lunch break

14:15 Evaluation and treatment of the voluntary patient by the teacher in a collective session

15:45 Discussion of the treatment with the teacher and preparation of the work program in groups

16:15 Coffee break

16:30 Treatment of volunteer patients by the participants with teacher supervision

18:00 Discussion of the treatment with the teacher

18:30 End of the third day

Module 4

Module 4 (6 hours)

8:00 Physical exercise as medicine: The dosage of physical exercise in Parkinson’s disease

8:20 Physical exercise as medicine: The barriers and implications for a correct management of Parkinson’s disease, proposals for multilevel care plans.

9:00 The role of the physiotherapist in the treatment of Parkinson’s. 

10:45 Questions and answers

11:00 Coffee break

11:15 Fourth Pillar: The Psychological Aspects

Depression and related symptoms

13:15 Lunch break

14:15 Living with Parkinson’s: A Look Inside Parkinson’s Disease.

15:15 ECM Written Test

15:45 Q&A and final greetings

16:00 End of the fourth day