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Infusion Therapy for Advanced PD: Team Management


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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
-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.