Parkinson’s Disease Educational Course for Industry Professionals

Parkinson’s Disease Educational Course for Industry Professionals

Miami, FL, USA – June 21, 2018

Course Director

Charles Adler, MD, PhD

The MDS course Parkinson’s Disease Educational Course for Industry Professionals takes place June 21, 2018 in Miami, FL.Course Description

The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) "Parkinson’s Disease Educational Course for Industry Professionals" is a training program designed to familiarize pharmaceutical and medical device professionals with the diagnosis, treatment, and unmet needs of patients with Parkinson’s disease.

The program aims to provide participants with a basic knowledge of this disorder from a diagnostic and therapeutic perspective, empowering them to better understand the challenges of this disorder and its treatment.

As the premier medical society in the world that focuses on movement disorders, MDS is uniquely positioned to provide a program that will help industry professionals better understand Parkinson’s disease and give them the ability to work in a more informed manner.

There will be a patient/caregiver roundtable session in the program to enrich the participant’s knowledge on how PD impacts patients and their caregivers.

Learning Objectives
  • Recognize the differential diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease
  • Discuss the clinical features of Parkinson’s disease from early to advanced stages
  • Identify the benefits, limitations and complications of currently available treatments for PD including pharmacotherapy and surgery
  • Discuss non-motor features of Parkinson’s disease
  • Identify outcome measures, unmet needs, emerging therapies, and biomarkers for Parkinson’s disease
     
Recommended Audience

Industry professionals who work for pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

Venue

Hilton Downtown Miami
1601 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL, USA 33132

Visa Statement

MDS is able to provide participants with a Letter of Support and any course-related documentation needed to assist in obtaining a visa. Please note that MDS is unable to contact the Embassy on your behalf. It is the responsibility of each participant to make the necessary arrangements related to this process. However, if the official handling your application needs further clarification, please contact education@movementdisorders.org.

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