Online Parkinson’s Disease & Exercise CPD Seminar
This seminar is designed for health, fitness and sports professionals and aims to develop or update knowledge and understanding of Parkinsons’ Disease and exercise, enabling them to work safely and effectively alongside individuals living with this condition.
The seminar covers aetiology and prevalence of Parkinson’s Disease in the UK, explores the benefits of physical activity and exercise in the management of the condition, alongside detailing an exercise prescription framework and associated considerations.
By the end of the seminar, you should feel confident and competent to plan and adapt existing exercise sessions for individuals with Parkinson’s Disease, promoting greater inclusivity. The seminar will be delivered over 2 hours. There is no formal assessment for this seminar, but a quiz will be handed out to identify learning progress.
This seminar aims to:
- Explore the aetiology and pathophysiology of Parkinson’s disease
- Understand the recent prevalence statistics of Parkinson’s disease in the UK
- Identify the benefits of physical activity and exercise in the management of the condition
- Discuss exercise session content and considerations
- Recognise and apply health and safety considerations
By the end of this seminar, you should feel confident and competent to start planning and adapting exercise for people with Parkinson’s disease.
Who is this seminar for?
This seminar is suitable for fitness professionals who work within exercise referral schemes or personal trainers with clients that living with Parkinson’s disease. The seminar requires a reasonable level of understanding prior to attendance therefore pre-requisites should be adhered to.
Candidates must be qualified as L3 Exercise Referral instructors. If you are not an Exercise Referral Instructor but would like to use this seminar for knowledge development you must ensure you remain in line with professional industry standards and insurance policies and do not practice information outside of your qualification boundaries. It is advisable to complete the appropriate pre-requisite.
What is involved in this training?
You are required to watch a video presentation and take notes as required. There is some recommended reading suggested as part of the CPD training. You will then answer a multiple choice knowledge check to evaluate the learning process and check understanding.
Length of the Seminar
This training will take approximately 2 hours to complete.
There are no formal assessments for this seminar. However, you will be asked to complete a short multiple choice knowledge check to evaluate the learning process.
Cost of Training
This seminar costs £40.
This is a distance learning training; however, we want to ensure we support you fully throughout. If you have any learning support requirements or would benefit from receiving this material is any other format then please contact us so we can make suitable arrangements for you.
How Do I Get Started?
If you wish to pay via PayPal and gain immediate access to the seminar then follow these steps:
- Click ‘register to take this course’ and create an online account
- Once logged in, navigate back to this page and select ‘Take this course’ to be taken to the payment window.
- Alternatively, send us an email with your interest in this seminar and we will send you an invoice for payment.