This course provides reviews and updates the learner regarding the impact of aging on the central and peripheral nervous systems. The learner will review current evidence for best practice for physical therapy assessment and interventions for the aging population with neurologic disorders. Topics reviewed include assessment and treatment for older clients with vision problems, cognitive decline, Parkinson disease, stroke and spinal cord injury.

Course Code:

LMS-774

Completion Instructions

Review the session, then complete the assessment with a minimum score of 70% to receive your CEUs.

Course level

Intermediate

Date published

06/02/2016

Delivery method

Online

Instructor(s)

Deb Kegelmeyer, DPT, MS, GCS

Learning objectives

  1. Discuss the newest findings on aging and the neuromuscular system
  2. Integrate research on assessment of the neuromuscular system for screening, diagnosis and evaluation to determine best practice for assessment of the aging neuromuscular system
  3. Integrate research on interventions to improve neuromuscular function in the aging individual and those with degenerative disease to determine best practice for improving health across the International Classification of Function categories.

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#Lessons:
1LMS-774_Neuromuscular_package.mp4
2Assessment_Neuromuscular
Overview
Type:E-Learning Course
Credits:0.2
Credit Categories
Domains:Aged (65+), Incontinence, Neuromuscular, Geriatrics, Deb Kegelmeyer, Dementia, Aging, Neurological Conditions
Key Dates
Enrollment:Prior to  12/30/2020
Enrollment
Price:$100.00
Available discounts:
  • Non Member
    $100.00
    (until 12/31/2030)
  • Member
    $60.00
    (until 12/31/2030)
  • Geriatrics
    $54.00
    (until 12/31/2030)
* Prices in US Dollars