HDSA/APTA Continuing Education Course for Huntington’s Disease

Welcome to the registration page for HD and Physical Therapy, a continuing education course offered in partnership with the Neurology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). The purpose of the course is to provide information about HD to the physical therapy community in order to increase the number of therapists available to HD families for consultations and active therapy sessions.

This multi-part course is FREE to any registered physical therapist and is available live online or as an enduring activity. Participants will receive a certificate of participation and course materials needed to apply for CEUs from HDSA.

Module 1: Overview of Huntington’s disease

Presenters: Anne Kloos, PT, PhD, NCS and Deb Kegelmeyer, PT, DPT, MS, GCS from the HDSA Center of Excellence at the Ohio State University in Columbus
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The module will cover the following:Epidemiology, etiology, diagnosis, course of disease, pharmacological management PT and other health professional team roles in management of persons with HD

 

Subsequent modules will be presented as follows

February 2016: Physical Therapy Evaluation of Individuals with HD Across Disease Stages
Presented by Anne Kloos, PT, PhD, NCS and Deb Kegelmeyer, PT, DPT, MS, GCS from the HDSA Center of Excellence at the Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. Date TBD
This module will cover: Common impairment, activity limitations and participation restrictions across disease stages PT evaluation of persons with HD

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April 2016: Physical Therapy Management of Individuals in Early to Middle Stages of HD
Presented by Lori Quinn, EdD, PT
This module will cover:
Evidence-based exercise programs for persons with HD Task specific training for functional activities Fall prevention interventions

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June 2016: Physical Therapy Management of Individuals in Late Stage HD
Presented by Anne Kloss, PT, PhD, NCS and Theresa Berner, OT
This module will cover: Seating and positioning, Respiratory interventions & Caregiver training

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August 2016: Reimbursement Issues
Presented by Deb Kegelmeyer, PT, DPT, MS, GCS
This module will cover:Reimbursement

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