Music-Based Therapy for Neurodegenerative Disorders

Music Based Therapy for Neurodegenerative Disorders Scholar Series program enables the learner to identify the major types of available music and rhythm-based therapies, and become familiar with the types of neurological disorders that can benefit from music and rhythm-based interventions. Additionally, the learner should be able to discuss the potential mechanisms underlying the benefit of music and rhythm-based therapies in Parkinson disease, Alzheimer disease, and stroke.

Aired on: 12/2/15

Target Audience

Registered Nurses and other healthcare professionals who work with the older adults and perswons with dementia.

Learning Objectives

After this presentation the learner will be able to:

  • Identify major types of music and rhythm-based therapy
  • Discuss the evidence for music and rhythm-based therapies in neurological disorders including Parkinson disease, Alzheimer disease, and stroke
  • Identify potential mechanisms of music and rhythm-based therapies
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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 Attendance
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Alex Pantelyat, MD

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC
  • 1.00 Attendance


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