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Welcome to the Parkinson’s Training Center for Professionals

We provide online courses to help professionals improve the well-being of people with Parkinson’s. Register today to start taking our professional development courses.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES

In June 2021, BGF held a conference to discuss the development of the Parkinson’s Exercise Recommendations and how to incorporate into community classes. This training includes the three main sessions from the conference.

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3 Lessons
This training for primary care providers includes information about the symptoms of Parkinson’s, including early symptoms that can aid in early referral to a neurologist or movement disorders specialist for diagnosis. This training also discusses how early referral to a neurologist or movement disorders specialist can improve patient outcomes, clinical trial participation, and equity in […]

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2 Lessons
This training for group exercise instructors, personal trainers, physical therapists, physical therapist assistants and other relevant health professionals teaches the basics of Parkinson’s progression and how to work safely and effectively with people with varying abilities and functional levels. In order to take this course, you must have completed our Exercise for Parkinson’s Training for […]

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9 Lessons
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FEATURED INSTRUCTORS

Monica A. Skordilis, MD

Movement Disorders Specialist, Kaiser Permanente

Delaram Safarpour, MD, MSCE

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Oregon Health & Science University

ABOUT THE BRIAN GRANT FOUNDATION

The Brian Grant Foundation provides tools to help improve the well-being of people with Parkinson’s. Founded by former NBA player Brian Grant who is living with Parkinson’s, our programs focus on exercise, nutrition and a community that supports a healthy lifestyle. Learn more at www.briangrant.org