Neuroplasticity in Parkinsons- PD Warrior
The Neuroplasticity in Parkinson’s course was developed by PD Warrior and is an intensive exercise-based program designed to drive neuroplastic change in people with Parkinson’s.
It is a multi-level course that offers you opportunities to build on your knowledge of assessment, exercise prescription and motivational coaching to make a significant difference in people’s lives. If you work with people who have Parkinson's, taking this course is essential.
Level 1 - Online theory and introduction to program
Level 2 - One day interactive practical workshop
Level 3 - Advanced training strategies
Level 4 - Licensing the program
Level 5 - Become a Trainer
Course details- Level 1: Introduction to Neuroplasticity in Parkinson's course
PD Warrior's online course has been specifically designed by renowned Australia neuro-physiotherapist Melissa McConaghy to help health professionals improve the function and quality of life for people with Parkinson's.
5 modules, 15 hours, 100% online
Completing the course will give you the foundations to apply the core concepts of PD Warrior's intensive and neuro-active exercise approach to your sessions. Our participants immediately see the benefits to their patients' movement and life, we're confident you will too.
During the course you will learn:
How to improve function and quality of life for people with Parkinson's
The latest evidence underpinning intensive and neuro-active exercise prescription
The pathophysiology of Parkinson’s
How to tailor exercise effectively for the three different types of Parkinson’s
The seven core principals of neuroplasticity and how to implement them effectively
How to create an enriched and motivating exercise environment
How to empower your patients and create long-term exercise behaviours