# 204 Brochure
Course Summary:This is a two day course which focuses on neurological treatment considerations in an aging population. The changes associated with aging that affect the neurosensory system and result in problems with coordination, mobility, proprioception and kinesthesia, balance and falls, weakness, and pain will be presented. Pathological manifestations of the neurological system will be discussed. An evaluative model for looking at neurological dysfunction from a complex medical perspective will be addressed. The major pathologies that will be highlighted include Parkinson’s disease, Cerebral Vascular Accidents, and the neurological manifestations of Alzheimer’s disease. A focus on balance and falls, evaluation of numerous causes of dizziness and physical changes that increase the risk of falling, and treatment interventions aimed at decreasing the incidence of falls will also be included. The course format is lecture with slides and video demonstrations. The session will explore evaluation tools and treatment protocols most appropriate for older persons. Evidence-based information on neurological assessment and treatment of older clients with Parkinson’s Disease, Stroke, Alzheimer’s Disease, balance and gait disorders, neurosensory pathologies, and pain problems will be provided.
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