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Minimising the Burden of Parkinson's Disease

Minimising the Burden of Parkinson's Disease

Minimising the Burden of Parkinson's Disease

Mr Nick Edwards
Mr Nick Edwards
on behalf of Nurse CPD

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Launch date: 28 Jun 2017
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Last updated: 29 Sep 2018

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Overview of Parkinson's disease: Signs and symptoms: Thoughts and feelings: Pain
management: ADL's: Motor complications: Nutrition: Treatment: Carer support.


Parkinson's Disease.
On completion of this course you will be able to:
Define Parkinson’s disease
List the common signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease
Explain how Parkinson’s disease impacts on older people’s mental health and dignity
Describe the principles of pain management relating to Parkinson’s disease
Detail how independence with Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) can be maintained or promoted
Discuss the nutritional challenges associated with Parkinson’s disease
State current treatment/management options for Parkinson’s disease
Give examples of potential consequences of medication mis-management for your client/resident
Discuss issues relating to carer/s support
Apply your knowledge to your everyday client/resident care
Mr Nick Edwards

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Mr Nick Edwards
on behalf of Nurse CPD

Deb has just celebrated her 40th anniversary as a registered nurse. She currently lives in Sydney Australia.

Deb has a diverse background in nursing and business having worked across the nursing and health services fields of general, midwifery, mothercraft, drug and alcohol, health promotion and aged care in nursing, counsellor, supervisory and management and educator roles.

Deb has always had a passion for education and strong commitment to the professional development of nurses. Her philosophy is that people have the right to be cared for by those with the knowledge, practical and interpersonal skills to do their job safely, respectfully and holistically.

Deb’s ethos is that learning and development should be directly work relevant and support the day to day work that people do as well as aspiring them to gain further qualifications and to pursue career advancement.

Deb is the CEO and a founding director of CQI Internet Solutions Pty Ltd established in 2004. The company was the first to offer aged care specific online learning in Australia and has delivered over 383,000 course enrolments to nurses, care workers, hospitality staff, administrative staff and allied health professionals across Australia.

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