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Knowing more about Parkinson’s Disease


About this course

Do you often feel helpless, not knowing what to do or how to handle the needs of people with Parkinson’s disease (PD)? Are you at a loss as to where to find information regarding the condition and resources that can better equip you with the knowledge in your care journey?

Knowing more about Parkinson’s disease provides a convenient and accessible means to educate, train and support caregivers of people with PD to better equip you to take care of your loved ones. We hope to help build a connection between caregivers within community such that they have a support network which they can rely on through the discussion forum within this course.

What you will learn

  • Explain what is PD, the progression and treatment strategies
  • Identify the common motor and non-motor symptoms of PD
  • Describe the various types of motor fluctuations of PD and apply strategies to manage them
  • Utilise general and specific strategies to overcome common difficulties faced by people with PD
  • Identify nutritional-related issues and recall dietary principles for people with advanced PD
  • Identify and manage swallowing changes in PD
  • Describe the tube feeding options and apply the correct steps to administer feeding
  • Describe the complications of pressure injuries and methods to prevent them
  • Apply the correct steps to maintain urine catheter
  • Start: Available Now
  • Length: 3 hours
  • Fee: S$10 (including GST)
  • Course Provider: SGH/NNI
  • Subject: Health Care
  • Language: English
  • Platform: Open edX

Ms Lim Ee Chien

6326 5931


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