Allied Team Training for Parkinson’s™ (ATTP)


 

Allied Team Training for Parkinson’s™ (ATTP)
Chicago, IL, USA – November 8-10, 2017

Organized in collaboration with the Parkinson's Foundation.

Allied Team Training for Parkinson’s™ (ATTP) takes place in Chicago, IL, November 8-10, 2017. Course Description

The Chicago Allied Team Training for Parkinson’s™ (ATTP) is a three-day course which will take place in Chicago, IL, November 8-10, 2017.

The Chicago ATTP has been developed in collaboration with the International Parkinson’s Movement Disorder Society (MDS) Pan American Section (PAS), and the Parkinson's Foundation, to increase knowledge of Parkinson’s disease and build capacity for comprehensive inter-professional care in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.

The course is intended for doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, occupational therapists, physician assistants, physical therapists, speech language pathologists, social workers who are interested in education about management of medications and care challenges in Parkinson’s disease. State of the art care can make the difference between satisfaction and despair for patients, caregivers and the staff providing the care. The faculty consists of an interdisciplinary faculty of Parkinson's Foundation and MDS senior movement disorder specialists. Prior to the course, each registrant will complete three online preparatory modules which include an overview of PD, interdisciplinary care teams, and neuropsychiatric symptoms and management.

Recommended Audience

Doctors, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Occupational Therapists, Physician’s Assistants, Physical Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Social Workers.

Objectives
  • Participate effectively as an interdisciplinary or inter-professional team member
  • Identify challenges associated with Parkinson’s disease and side effects of the medication
  • Support a person with Parkinson’s disease and the person's care partners in self-management
  • List key characteristics of early, middle and late stage Parkinson’s disease
  • Describe the unique and complementary role of each discipline in your care team
  • Identify strategies for building inter-professional networks and community partnerships
     
Venue

Searle Conference Center at Rush University, Chicago, IL, USA.

Individuals
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Members: $450 USD
Non Members: $500 USD
Registraton of Teams of 3: $400 USD per person

Groups

Please email the form below to Kate Rudolph. This form is only to be filled out if  all participants have applied, been accepted by the Parkinson's Foundation, and have been provided their 4 digit code in the Parkinson's Foundation email.

Group Registration Form


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