To establish within The Movement Disorder Society an international interdisciplinary focus group of professionals in counseling, nursing, rehabilitation and genetics, who enrich and broaden the scope of care, management and research initiatives in Movement Disorders. Read more
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European Unity Walk Takes Place in Amsterdam
The first European Unity Walk was held in Amsterdam
on September 28, 2012. More than 1,000 people participated,
including members of the Association of Physiotherapists in
Parkinson’s Disease Europe (APPDE), European Parkinson's
Disease Association, and ParkinsonNet.
As a Health Professional (Non-Physician), you may become a member of MDS for a joining fee of $100/$175* U.S. annually.
Membership applies to nurses, nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, physiotherapists, speech therapists, clinical psychologists, neuropsychologists, dieticians, genetic counselors, sexologists, and social workers.
* Health Professional Members may choose to add the print subscription of Movement Disorders for an additional fee.
MDS Health Professionals Representative Countries
Future Medicine: Huntington's disease care guidelines
Huntington's Disease Society of America Nutrition Webinar
KNGF Guidelines for Patients with Parkinson's disease (Endorsed by the APPDE)
Webcast: 14th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders - Update on Dystonia
Webcast: KUMC 4th Annual Parkinson's Disease Symposium for Patients and Caregivers
Webcast: Parkinson's Disease Across the Lifespan: A Roadmap for Nurses
Teaching Courses DVD-ROM from past Congresses
Health Professionals Prepare for Sydney Congress, Summer School in The Netherlands
By Mariella Graziano, BSc (Hons)
The 17th international Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders is approaching and we are looking forward to meeting numerous colleagues and friends from across the world in June 16-20 Sydney, Australia.
The Health Professionals (Non-physician) Special Interest Group (SIG) welcomes the growing number of sessions addressed to nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and all members of the movement disorders multidisciplinary team.
The Health Professionals Special Interest Group will hold two meetings in Sydney during the International Congress.
We invite any health professional attending the Congress to join us on June 19 to learn more about opportunities and activities of our group! All meetings are held at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre. For more information, please contact email@example.com.
17th International Congress
The 9th Asian Pacific Parkinson Association Meeting - Saturday and Sunday, June 15-16.
This meeting is specially designed for People Living With Parkinson's and their partners, families and carers.
Board Planning Meeting - Monday, June 17, 1-3 pm
Welcome Meeting - Wednesday, June 19, 7-8 am
This year’s International Congress has numerous sessions geared toward Health Professionals (Non-Physicians). Please make sure you select your ticket for one of these sessions soon! View sessions here.
This is our attempt to get to know you and learn how we can meet your professional needs. Thank you for taking the time to introduce yourself in this survey.
BBC World Service Reports
Parkinson's nurse specialist training course in Tanzania
- PD patients test Irish set dancing benefits
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