This course is available to the general public for purchase, and is intended for an intermediate audience of health care professionals.
Uncovering the Hidden Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease
Recent research has identified an urgent need to uncover and manage the “hidden” (also known as “psychosocial”) symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Common barriers to assessing and managing hidden symptoms are covered in this exciting new course.
Topics covered in this course include:
- About Parkinson’s Disease (PD)
- The impact the hidden symptoms of PD on quality of life
- Uncovering grief and loss
- Educate clients and caregivers about the Stages of Grief
- Empower clients to self-assess, share, and overcome depression, anxiety, and grief
- Acceptance and Adjustment
- List and describe five “hidden” (psychosocial) symptoms of PD
- List and describe five common motor symptoms
- Identify two barriers to recognizing and treating the hidden symptoms of PD
- Explain why hidden symptoms need to be recognized and treated
- List three areas of loss that people with PD and family caregivers experience
- Identify five stages of grief and explain how they relate to client adjustment to PD
- Identify one validated tool that can help providers to recognize and treat PD
- NAB: This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 3.0 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS – approval# 20190516-3-A44304-DL – expires 05/16/2019.
- CE Broker Approved for Florida Long Term Care Administrators, Nurses, and Certified Nurse Aides as well as District of Columbia Certified Nurse Aides and Home Health Aides
- Kansas Department of Health and Environment: Approval #: LTS -A1138 (Resident Care)
About the Instructor
EasyCEU.com, #1274, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. EasyCEU.com maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 01/06/2014 – 01/06/2015. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.
Social workers participating in this course will receive 3 (clinical or social work ethics) continuing education clock hours.