Evidenced-Based Concepts for Planning and Implementing a Parkinson’s-Specific Community Exercise Class using the OhioHealth Delay the Disease™ Parkinson’s Fitness Program
OhioHealth Delay the Disease™ offers a 1.5 day educational seminar that is interactive and fun. This course will provide evidenced-based updates on the effects of exercise on the symptomatic management of Parkinson’s disease (PD). Each participant will be able to in¬tegrate this knowledge along with teaching techniques to create and lead a comprehensive community-based PD-specific exercise program based on the Delay the Disease fitness agenda. (CE hours available for PT, OT, RN, PTA, COTA, Athletic Trainers; we welcome Exercise Physiology professionals)
Continuing education is provided for the following disciplines:
- Ohio Physical Therapy (10.5 contact hours)
- Ohio Occupational Therapy (10.5 contact hours)
- Ohio Athletic Trainer (10 contact hours)
- OhioHealth Associates: $175
- Non-Associate Early Bird Pricing: $295
- Non-Associate Pricing: $345
2018 CE Course Offerings
Each of our two-day CE courses are conducted at:
OhioHealth Bing Cancer Center
500 Thomas Lane; Lower Level, Classrooms A and B
Columbus, Ohio 43214
For each date listed below, the session start/end times are as follows:
- Friday: 12:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
- Saturday: 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Choose a date below and register for our CE course:
Friday, August 10 and Saturday, August 11
Friday, September 7 and Saturday, September 8
Friday, October 5 and Saturday, October 6
Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December 1
Host a Parkinson's CE Course
Healthcare professionals interested in becoming Parkinson’s – specific can attend a continuing education course provided by Delay the Disease. 10 continuing education credits are approved for PT through the Ohio Board (OPTA) and for OT/RN/Trainers through the Ohio Board (OTPTAT). Currently this course is offered in Columbus, OH. Find out how your institution/university/organization can host this course in your area simply by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
The course is entitled “Evidenced-Based Concepts for Planning and Implementing a Parkinson’s-Specific Community Exercise Class using the Delay the Disease Parkinson’s Fitness Program”. Instructors include Jackie Russell, David Zid, and a Physical Therapist that has specialized instruction in Movement Disorder/Parkinson’s Disease pathophysiology.
It will provide evidenced-based updates on the effects of exercise and physical therapy on the symptomatic management of Parkinson’s Disease (PD). Each participant will be able to integrate this knowledge along with teaching techniques to create and lead a comprehensive community-based PD-specific exercise program based on the Delay the Disease fitness agenda. The participants will select appropriate assessment tools -outcome measures for the evaluation of people living with PD. They will understand the importance of motivation, enthusiasm, optimism and methods of teaching. These methods will be used to design a fitness agenda to treat a specific symptom related to PD. Ultimately, each participant will acquire knowledge to successfully create and implement an interdisciplinary exercise and wellness program for people with PD.
For more information on hosting a Parkinson's CE Course, please contact us at (614) 566.1189. Please also be sure to review our CE course requirements.