Management of Advanced Parkinson’s Disease with Infusion Therapies

Management of Advanced Parkinson’s Disease with Infusion Therapies
December 2-3, 2016 – Vienna, Austria

Management of Advanced Parkinson’s Disease with Infusion Therapies takes place in Vienna, Austria, December 2-3, 2016.Course Description

This course will provide the theoretical education and practical experience in the management of pump-based treatments for advanced Parkinson’s disease (Levodopa-carbidopa intestinal gel and apomorphine).  The course includes lectures on history, experimental basis, patient selection, effects, side effects and practical management, as well as, interactive workshops on patient selection and practical management.

Learning Objectives

After the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the theoretical evidence supporting CDS-based treatment
  • List criteria and demonstrate process for selecting patients for pump-based PD treatment
  • Describe the effects of pump treatments on motor, non-motor symptoms and quality of life
  • Explain and demonstrate management of pump-based therapies
  • Identify possible side effects and complications of pump therapies, including management of these

Sozialmedizinisches Zentrum Ost – Donauspital Langobardenstraße 122 
1220 Wien, Austria

Welcome Dinner

A welcome dinner for all participants and faculty will be held at the Fleming’s Deluxe Hotel Wein-City (Josefstädter Str. 10-12, 1080) on Friday, December 2 at 19:30.

Recommended Audience

This course is recommended for neurologists, gastroenterologists and Parkinson's disease nurses.

Physician Competencies 

The course will address the following physician competencies to increase the effectiveness of the learner:

  • Provide patient-centered care
  • Practice-based learning and improvement
  • Professionalism
  • Improve professional standing 
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