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Recurring Event Event Series: Training for Long Term Care Professionals

Training for Long Term Care Professionals

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm


This is a live interactive educational format with pre-session activities, online discussion and a quiz for each module. Sessions will not be recorded. The following five modules are below. A certificate of completion requires participation in all modules.  NOTE: This series is for professional caregivers. Family caregivers should inquire with PRO for other options

Learning Objectives include:

Oct 6 Overview of Parkinson’s Disease

– Understand the physiological causes and symptoms of PD

-Learn reason for unique variation between people with PD

Oct 13  Medication Management

– Understand side effects of common PD medications

– Recognize when a person with PD is “on” or “off”

Oct 20 Neuropsychiatric Symptoms

– Learn how PD might impact depression, anxiety, psychosis, cognitive impairment and dementia

– Understand the causes of challenging behaviors and learn how to best respond

Oct 27 Enhancing Communication & Swallowing

– Learn techniques to assist in speech and swallowing

– Explore ways to help a person with PD maintain communication

Nov 3 Personal Care & Daily Living

– Identify risk factors and techniques to help prevent falls

– Learn how to respond to freezing of gait and how to modify daily activities

Workbook materials will be mailed in advance.

  • Workbook Companion & Resource included. Additional copies available for purchase.
  • Certification of completion for full participation.
  • Eligible for 5 CEs for LTC, NH & AFC Administrators.




November 3
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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Parkinson’s Resources of Oregon
(800) 426-6806
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