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Course Date: October 7, 2017
Time: Registration / Sign In on Saturday, October 7 at 7:30 amConference adjourns 5:30 pm
DoubleTree by Hilton
6 Greenway Plaza
Houston, TX 77046
Physicians, PMR, nursing, PT, PTA, OT, COTA, SLP, pharmacists, neuropsychologists, Physician Assistants, nurse practitioners, vocational counselors, social workers, case managers
This conference provides a comprehensive evidence based review and update on the rehabilitation for patients with Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders throughout the care continuum.
The focus of this conference is to present evidence from which the multidisciplinary rehabilitation team can develop an evidence-based clinical framework to effectively manage patients with Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders. Conference will cover a wide variety of topics in the field of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Rehabilitation. Topics will include evidence-based assessment and treatment strategies that can be applied to clinical practice in rehabilitation. The conference will consist of general sessions intended for all participants with discipline-specific break-out sessions throughout the day.
A combined format of lectures, case presentations and panel discussions will provide a thorough review of the differential diagnosis and treatment of these movement disorders. Active audience participation is strongly encouraged.
Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:
Assessment of Learning Objectives: Interactive dialogue, written evaluation
Update on the Medical, Surgical Management Approaches in Parkinson’s Disease
Deep Brain Stimulation
Treatment of Dementia and Depression in PD OR Cognitive and Neurobehavioral Issues in PD
Tics, Tremors, Myoclonus, Drug Induced Movement Disorders
Treatment of Chorea, Ataxia and Dystonia
Secondary Causes of Parkinsonism: The Atypical Syndromes
Balance and Falls in PD and Movement Disorders
Speech Difficulties and Therapy Strategies in PD and Movement Disorders
Health Promotion and Wellness Exercise Training in PD and Movement Disorders: Rationale and Recommendations
Movement Strategy Training in PD and Movement Disorders for Gait and Transfer Difficulties
Clinical Aspects of Palliative care in Advanced Parkinson’s Disease
Instructional Methods Used: Lecture, PowerPoint presentations, Q&A
Continuing Education Credits: CEU / CCU applications pending for AOTA, TPTA, ASHA, TNA, CCM, and CRC
CME Credit for Physicians
The University of Medical Branch at Galveston is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Medical Branch at Galveston designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of the participation in the activity.
Costs: Snacks, lunch included with registration
Students/Fellows/Residents: Official letter from program director or copy of ID to indicate status is needed. Please email to ContinuingEducationRegistration@memorialhermann.org
Cancellations: RRefunds will be granted if cancellation notice is received in writing no later than September 7, 2017 to ContinuingEducationRegistration@memorialhermann.org. If you register and do not attend, or do not fulfill the requirements of the class, your course fee will not be refunded. Cancellation of the event by TIRR Memorial Hermann will result in a full refund of monies received. TIRR Memorial Hermann is not responsible for the refund of travel or hotel expenses under any circumstances. TIRR Memorial Hermann reserves the right to cancel or change any programs for due cause. In the event of a cancelation, participants will be notified via email and contact phone number submitted in the registration.
Parking: Self-parking is available at the hotel site.