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Parkinson's 2019 | RN, SW, PT, OT, NHA & GEN


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To register please call Donna at 313-664-2605, Online and mail in registration closedProgram (PDF) 
his program offers two tracks: one for health care professionals, and one for persons with Parkinson's disease and their family/friend care partners. This registration is for all professional care providers other than physicians.

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To register please call Donna at 313-664-2605, Online and mail in registration closed. Program (PDF)  

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To register groups contact Donna MacDonald at: donnamacdonald@wayne.edu or 313-664-2605.

To educate health care professionals and family/friends who provide daily care for people with Parkinson’s.

Topics for Professional Track
LTC and Short Term Skilled Care: Challenges and Guidelines for Parkinson’s Care

· Patient Centered Care
· Barriers to Care
· Parkinson Population in Facilities

Parkinson’s Disease: Best Practices for Person Centered Care
What does Parkinson’s look like? How does it present itself? Understanding and Managing Episodes.
· What causes an “off episode?”
· Managing “freezing”
· Rigidity · Dyskinesia
· Scheduling activities around optimal medication effectiveness

Managing Medication for Better Health Outcomes
· Types of PD medications
· Timeliness, unique for each patient
· Impact of a missed dose
· Protocol for a missed or late dose
· Side effects
· Interactions with other drugs

How to Meet the Nutritional Needs of a Parkinson’s Patient

Advances in Translating Fall Risk Reduction for Older Adults in the Real World

Please register by June 7, 2019. Request for refunds must be made by June 7, 2019
The registration fee minus a $25 processing fee will be refunded after the Symposium. No refunds will be given after June 7, 2019.

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