Management of Advanced Parkinson’s Disease With Infusion Therapies

Management of Advanced Parkinson’s Disease with Infusion Therapies
Venice, Italy – October 26-27, 2017

The Infusion Course Series takes place in Venice, Italy, October 26-27, 2017. 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. 

Recommended Audience

Neurologists, gastroenterologists and Parkinson's disease nurses. 

Learning Objectives 
  • 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
Physician Competencies 
  • Patient care and procedural skills
  • Practice-based learning and improvement
  • Professionalism
  • Inter-professional communication

IRCCS San Camillo Hospital
Via Alberoni, 70, 30126 Lido VE