We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. Read more…
Thursday
28
JUN

Infusion Therapy for Advanced PD: Team Management

09:00
13:00

Get Directions

Category
#var:page_name# cover

Infusion Therapies for Advanced Parkinson's Disease: Team Management
Tallinn, Estonia – June 28-29, 2018

Course Directors:
Pille Taba, Angelo Antonini, Toomas Toomsoo

Course Description:
The course on infusion therapies for Parkinson’s disease aims to provide education including theoretical and practical aspects of continuing dopaminergic therapies: Apomorphine injections and infusion, and Intrajejunal levodopa infusion. The course includes lectures on management of motor complications in advanced Parkinson’s disease; indications and contraindications for infusion therapies, patient selection, adverse events and complications. Interactive workshops focus on practical management of pumps, dosing details, and live patient demonstrations.

Learning Objectives:
-Provide theoretical evidence for continuing dopaminergic treatments
-Describe pharmacology, indications and contraindications, adverse effects and complications of pump therapies
-Demonstrate practical management of infusion pumps

Recommended Audience:
-Neurologists, movement disorders specialists and neurologists in training
-Gastroenterologists
-Parkinson nurses

TRAVEL BURSARIES available. Please visit the course webpage for more information. Application deadline is Friday, April 20, 2018.

Questions? Please feel free to leave a comment below or email education@movementdisorders.org.

Other events by
International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society