MDS Allied Health Professional Summer School: Physiotherapy for people with Parkinson's disease (Nijmegen, Netherlands) Program
MDS Allied Health Professional Summer School: Physiotherapy for people with Parkinson's disease

MDS Allied Health Professional Summer School: Physiotherapy for people with Parkinson's disease: Course Program

The MDS Allied Health Professional Summer School: Physiotherapy for people with Parkinson’s disease will be sponsored and co-organized by:

The Movement Disorder Society European Section
ParkinsonNet

 

 

 

 

DAY 1 Subject Speaker(s)
08.00-08.30 Registration  
08.30-09.00 Welcome & introduction (MDS-ES/APPDE/ParkinsonNet) Keus, Munneke, Bloem, Morris, Graziano
09.00-09.45 How to recognize Parkinson’s disease and atypical parkinsonisms? Bloem
09.45-10.30 What matters to patients: motor and non-motor manifestations Abbruzzese
10.30-11.00 Medical management: pharmacotherapy and DBS Maetzler
11.00-11.30 Break  
11.30-12.30 Neuroplastocity and motor learning: from experimental evidence to clinical practice Nieuwboer
12.30-13.00 Panel discussion  
13.00-14.00 Lunch  
14.00-16.45

Parallel Sessions (Breaks included)

  1. How to ensure a continuum of care, including multidisciplinary care and self-management?
  2. How to use the European Physiotherapy Guidelines Parkinson's Disease for decision support?
  3. How to optimize Parkinson care through reorganization?
Hagestuen / Keus / Munneke
16.45-17.30 Final Discussion & Day Conclusion  
19.00-22.00 Video dinner session Bloem, Nijkrake

 

DAY 2 Subject Speaker(s)
08.00-09.00 Physical capacity: the evidence Canning
  Physical capacity training in clinical practice Morris
09.00-17.00 Four Parallel sessions, with multiple breaks and lunch provided.  Each session will include a presentation, discussion & clinical practice focusing on history taking, physical assessment and interventions on the core areas of physiotherapy in Parkinson’s disease Keus, Nijkrake, Graziano, Nieuwboer, Ashburn, Canning
17.00-18.00 Final Discussion & Day Conclusion  
19.00-22.00 Social program  

 

DAY 3 Subject
08.00-08.30 Introduction
08.30-09.30 Small groups patient practicum*
11.00-11.30 Break
11.30-14.00 Discussing complex cases*
14.00-15.00 Final Discussion & Program Conclusion

Faculty

Giovanni Abbruzzese – Genova, Italy
Walter Maetzler – Tübingen, Germany
Alice Nieuwboer – Heverlee, Belgium
Ann Ashburn – Southampton, UK
Mariella Graziano – Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
Ruth Hagestuen – Minnetonka, MN, USA
Meg Morris – Bundoora, Australia
Colleen Canning – Sydney, Australia
Maarten Nijkrake – Nijmegen, Netherlands

Course Directors

Bas Bloem (MDS-ES)
Samyra Keus (ParkinsonNet)
Marten Munneke (ParkinsonNet)

Planning Committee

Bas Bloem (MDS-ES)
Joaquim Ferreira (MDS-ES)
Samyra Keus (ParkinsonNet)
Marten Munneke (ParkinsonNet)
Meg Morris (MDS SIP)
Ruth Hagestuen (MDS SIP)
Mariella Graziano (APPDE)