The Lived Experience of Parents who Care for Their Child with Severe Cerebral Palsy

Des Moines, IA US
September 27, 2019


There is no cost to attend and registration is not required.

Hosted by the Department of Physical Therapy. Light refreshments will be served.

Target Audience

Des Moines University faculty, staff, and students.


Dr. Cook will present his research of the lived experience of parents who care for their child with severe cerebral palsy. Using a hermeneutics phenomenological approach, Dr. Cook will speak on the background, methodology, findings, and discussion of his research. 


Jason Cook, DPT, PCS
Assistant Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Des Moines University

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
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Event starts: 
09/27/2019 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
09/27/2019 - 1:00pm CDT
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
SEC #115
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States
+1 (515) 271-1445

Des Moines University is located on a 22-acre campus in the heart of Des Moines, Iowa. Just west of downtown on Grand Avenue, the University is located in one of Des Moines' most prestigious neighborhoods. The campus is in a historic neighborhood filled with tree-lined streets and gracious older homes and businesses. Its central location makes it easy to access the rest of the city and outlying communities. The campus is close to the Des Moines International Airport, located on the bus line and just blocks from local shopping and downtown Des Moines.



Available Credit

  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)


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