Understanding Parkinson's Disease 4/26/16 8am

Haverford, PA US
April 26, 2016


The purpose of this activity is to provide the learner with information on the disease process and skills or techniques used to manage these clients at home.

Sign-ups on-line  for this live event will be blocked 1 hour before the scheduled course.


Target Audience



Pennsylvania Social Workers

Learning Objectives

By the end of this educational activity the learner should be able to:

  • define Parkinson’s Disease
  • define and differentiate between types of neurotransmitters affected by Parkinson’s Disease
  • identify causes of Parkinson’s Disease
  • recognize signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease
  • discuss methodologies and tools for diagnosing Parkinson’s Disease
  • explain treatment options,  including medication management
  • discuss the prognosis for Parkinson’s Disease
  • discuss ongoing research for Parkinson’s Disease



Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 Contact hours (ANCC)
  • 2.00 Participation
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
04/26/2016 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
04/26/2016 - 10:00am EDT
Sunrise of Haverford
2 West Montgomery Avenue
Haverford, PA 19041
United States

Joseph Zazworskey, PT 

Joseph Zazworskey is a Physical Therapist with 7 years of experience in neurological rehabilitation relating to Parkinson's Disease.  He completed his Doctoral research testing the effects of a 2-week, intensive body-weight support, treadmill training program in adults with Parkinson's Diease.  He has worked with people with Parkinson's Diease in variety of settings including inpatient neurological rehabilitation, outpatient therapy, home health, and senior living.


No relevant conflict of interest or financial relationships were disclosed for this educational activity by any of the authors or presenters.


Criteria for Successful Completion of Activity

  • Attend planned length of activity missing no more than 10 minutes
  • Attendance validatidion via sign-in sheet
  • Evaluation completion with electronic signature



If course is cancelled:

By BAYADA; if the education is cancelled for any reason the learner will receive a full refund for any applicable course fee.   BAYADA will not be responsible for any associated fees or costs such as travel or lodging.

By learner; any applicable course fee will be refundable up until one (1) day prior to date registered for the education.  After this date the course fee may be non-refundable.  BAYADA will not be responsible for any associated fees or costs such as travel or lodging.

Complaint Resolution

Contact education@bayada.com for any grievances and the complaint will be addressed within two (2) business days.  Complaints will be disseminated to all appropriate parties for review and resolution of any conflicts or grievances.

Special Needs

Contact education@bayada.com for consideration of request.  If special needs accommodations are not available, the participant will receive a full refund for any applicable course fee.

BAYADA Home Health Care is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Available Credit

  • 2.00 Contact hours (ANCC)
  • 2.00 Participation


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