2018 Annual Multidisciplinary Approach to Parkinson’s Disease Care: A Conference for Medical Professionals & Providers | Center for Continuing Education Home | University of Nebraska Medical Center

Friday, October 19, 2018
With the high prevalence of Parkinson’s disease in the Midwest, this conference will address the need for coordination of care, clinical guidelines for assessment and management, as well as an update on the current recommendations for the care of the Parkinson’s patient.

Agenda coming soon…


Target Audience
This conference is intended for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech pathologists.


Conference Objectives
At the conclusion of this conference, the participant should be better able to:

  1. Identify the epidemiology, diagnosis, and pathologies of Parkinson’s disease
  2. Apply evidence-based practice guidelines for medical management of early and moderate Parkinson’s disease
  3. Discuss medication and new treatment options for patients with Parkinson’s disease
  4. Explain how to manage exercise, nutrition, sleep, and lifestyle in Parkinson’s disease
  5. Describe the role of chemodenervation and its potential benefits in the management of Parkinson’s disease patients
  6. Discuss advances and emerging therapies that are available to Parkinson’s patients

Topics
Overview of Parkinson’s Disease: Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Pathologies
Medical Management of Early and Moderate Parkinson’s Disease
Exercise, Nutrition, Sleep, Lifestyle
Overview of Nutritional Research in Parkinson’s Disease
Deep Brain Simulation and Duopa
Advances and Emerging Therapies


Continuing Education credits will be available.

Read More  https://unmc.edu/cce/catalog/clinicmed/pd2018/index.html

I am a Movement Disorder neurologist interested in innovative medical education and use of technology in education and clinical care of my patients. My primary interest is in Parkinson Disease and am currently involved in online courses in Movement Disorders and Research with Parkinson Study Group in Neuro-protection. My hobby is biosensors and smartphone applications for diagnosis

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This is a blog about various aspects of my professional side. I am a Movement Disorder Neurologist with strong focus on Parkinson's disease program development with clinical care and research, outreach and patient education. I'm an educator with a strong interest and passion in innovative methods including online learning and blended learning as they apply to clinical education or education of the medical students or more often physicians in training and practice (Continuing Medical Education). I am also using this platform to share personal achievements and sometimes general ideas which I believe are worth sharing.

I am a Movement Disorder neurologist interested in innovative medical education and use of technology in education and clinical care of my patients. My primary interest is in Parkinson Disease and am currently involved in online courses in Movement Disorders and Research with Parkinson Study Group in Neuro-protection. My hobby is biosensors and smartphone applications for diagnosis.

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