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Expert Briefings: Driving and Parkinson's: Balancing Independence and Safety

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Lissa Robins Kapust, Margaret O'Connor , Education: L.I.C.S.W. , Associate, Neurology, Harvard Medical School and Program Services Coordinator, Parkinson's Disease Center of Excellence, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, MA

Objectives

  • Driving is closely associated with independence and self esteem
  • The diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease (PD) does not necessarily jeopardize driving
  • Overview of research on PD and driving
  • Strategies to maintain safety
  • Coping with driving cessation

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Lissa Robins Kapust, Margaret O'Connor , Education: L.I.C.S.W. , Associate, Neurology, Harvard Medical School and Program Services Coordinator, Parkinson's Disease Center of Excellence, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, MA

Objectives

  • Driving is closely associated with independence and self esteem
  • The diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease (PD) does not necessarily jeopardize driving
  • Overview of research on PD and driving
  • Strategies to maintain safety
  • Coping with driving cessation

Register

Download Slides

Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
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