For Healthcare Professionals

Exercise Training for Fitness, Health and Wellness Professionals

The APDA- Greater St. Louis Chapter offers a training program specifically designed to teach health and fitness professionals how to lead community exercise programs that meet the unique needs of people with Parkinson’s. The workshop was designed by a top exercise researcher, who is also a certified ACE personal trainer, and two physical therapists with extensive experience working with people with PD. Didactic instruction is paired with hands-on exercise experiences. Workshops are held annually in the St. Louis area and participants recieve 1.1 CECs, approved by the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Please contact Tricia Creel, Wellness Program Coordinator, for more information at 636.778.3377.


Medication Safety & Long-Term Care

Presentation by Johanna Hartlein:


Parkinson Journey

Looking for CMEs? Watch The Parkinson Journey and complete the following forms to receive credit: Cover Letter / Course Evaluation / Quiz / Registration


Support Groups

Do you want to start a Parkinson’s support group, but are wondering what steps to take first? Click this link to listen to a podcast between Mary Spremulli, MA, CCC-SLP and our Executive Director Debbie Guyer for tips on how to get started.


First Responders

The American Parkinson Disease Association is proud to present an awareness training course for first responders! The course will take approximately one hour to complete.

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