Patricia Cox

Dr. Cox is a Family Nurse Practitioner with over thirty years of experience. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor at the University of Portland and teaches in the Family Nurse Practitioner, Doctor of Nursing Practice Program. She has been practicing for over thirty years in primary care in under-served and uninsured populations. In recent years she has been interested in assessing musculoskeletal injuries in veterans as well as early assessment of Parkinson’s in primary care and the use of reflexology to relief symptoms of stress and pain. In 2014-2015 she was a Visiting Nurse Faculty, The Edmond J. Safra Parkinson’s Disease Foundation.

Neurological Assessment Skills – Neurological Assessment Skills is designed to provide current and evidenced based information on the neurological assessment for the primary care provider. Primary Care Providers are the first health care professionals most likely to encounter neurological problems. Through case studies and return demonstration exercises, this course will review the neurological exam with tips to improve your technique. Topics will assist you in making an early diagnosis of neurological problems and assist you in making appropriate referrals.