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  • A Comprehensive Review of Movement Disorders for the Clinical Practitioner

    The Parkinson's Foundation is proud to sponsor this meeting's Fellows Mentoring Luncheon. 

    Course Description

    The 2018 “Aspen Course” is a continuation of the highly successful program previously of Columbia University, a Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence, from 1990 until it came to MDS in 2016. The course is designed for general neurologists, neurology residents, Movement Disorder fellows, and other healthcare professionals who which to enhance their knowledge of Movement Disorders.

    This program will discuss the classification of these disorders, their differential diagnosis, and their treatment. The course curriculum also covers the phenomenology, pathophysiology, pathogenesis, epidemiology, genetics, and other aspects of the entire field of Movement Disorders. This material will be presented in sessions utilizing didactic lectures, clinical discussion, case presentation, video demonstrations and panel discussions.

    Participants are encouraged to bring interesting cases from their own practice for presentation during the “Night Video Rounds” session.

    Course Directors

    Michael S. Okun, MD, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA, a Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence
    Cynthia Comella, MD,  Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA, a Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence

    Learning Objectives

    • Recognize and classify parkinsonism, tremor, and other movement disorders
    • Differentiate atypical parkinsonism from Parkinson’s disease
    • Appraise treatment approaches for parkinsonism, dystonia, tremor, chorea, and other movement disorders
    • Evaluate the phenomenology and classification of functional (psychogenic) disorders
    • Formulate and classify gait disorders in parkinsonism, ataxia, and other hypokinetic or hyperkinetic movement disorders

    Recommended Audience

    This course is designed for general neurologists, neurology residents, Movement Disorders fellows, and other health professionals who wish to enhance their knowledge of Movement Disorders.

    Additional programs such as luncheons and professional development are planned for fellows

    Physician Competencies

    • Patient care & procedural skills
    • Employ evidence-based practice
    • Increase medical knowledge
    Fee(s): 
    Visit registration page for details
    Event Date Min: 
    Sunday, July 29, 2018 to Thursday, August 2, 2018
    Event Location: 
    Aspen, CO
    United States
  • Physical Therapy Faculty Program

    Are you a physical therapy educator? Help prepare the next generation of physical therapists to better care for the growing population of people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) through the Parkinson's Foundation’s Physical Therapy Faculty Program.

    Physical therapists are critical members of PD care teams. There is great need for Parkinson’s-experienced physical therapists on the front lines of care.

    Designed to improve physical therapy care in Parkinson’s, our train the trainer program teaches faculty leaders who can, in turn, educate physical therapy students.

    Event Date Min: 
    Monday, August 6, 2018 to Thursday, August 9, 2018
    Event Location: 
    OHSU Parkinson Center of Oregon
    Portland, OR 97239
    United States
  • 12th Annual Parkinson's Disease Symposium

    The KU Medical Center, Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorder Center, a Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence, will host their 12th annual Parkinson’s Disease Symposium on Saturday, August 11. 

    Time:
    Doors open at 8:00 am, program runs from 9:00-12:00​
    Where:
    Overland Park Marriott

    Contact Name: 
    Kim Nitz
    Contact Email: 
    knitz@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    913.416.4116
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, August 11, 2018
    Event Location: 
    United States
    Event Chapter: 
    Heartland
  • Mental Health & PD

    Mental Health & PD- Chris Pulleyn, LMFT

    10:00am-12:00pm

    Fee(s): 
    No Charge
    Contact Name: 
    Nancy Nealon
    Contact Email: 
    nnealon@parkinson.org
    Contact Phone: 
    585-234-5355
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, August 18, 2018
    Event Location: 
    1000 Elmwood Ave
    Rochester, NY 14620
    United States
    Event Chapter: 
    Greater Rochester
  • Ohio Parkinson's Car Show

    Registration Time: 10am – 12pm

    Show Time:  12pm – 3pm

    Awards Time: 3pm

    Where: Quaker Steak and Lube - 8500 Lyra Dr, Columbus, OH 43240

    Food • Awards • Music • and more!

    100% of registration comes back to the Parkinson's Foundation!

    Fee(s): 
    $15/Car, Free for Attendees
    Contact Name: 
    Dan Davis
    Contact Email: 
    ddavis@parkinson.org
    Event Image: 
    Event Date Min: 
    Saturday, August 25, 2018
    Event Location: 
    Quaker Steak and Lube
    8500 Lyra Dr
    Columbus, OH 43240
    United States
    Event Chapter: 
    Ohio
  • Moving Day Columbus

    Moving Day is more than just a walk. It raises awareness and funds to improve the lives of people living with Parkinson’s disease and advance toward a cure.  This inspiring event brings together people of all ages and abilities for family-friendly fun and activities.  Moving Day highlights movement and exercise as symbols of hope and progress because of their essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease. Take part in a variety of movement activities such as yoga, Tai Chi, boxing, dance, and much more.  Whether you are part of a team or join as an individual, you’ll get a chance to move with hundreds of supporters who share a common goal – to help beat Parkinson’s.  Register today!

    Contact Name: 
    Dan Davis
    Contact Email: 
    ddavis@parkinson.org
    Event Date Min: 
    Sunday, September 9, 2018
    Event Location: 
    Columbus Crew SC MAPFRE Stadium
    1 Black and Gold Blvd
    Columbus, OH 43211
    United States
    Event Chapter: 
    Ohio

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