Infusion Therapy for Advanced Parkinson's Disease: Team Management

Infusion Therapies for Advanced Parkinson's Disease: Team Management
Tallinn, Estonia – June 28-29, 2018

Infusion Therapies for Advanced Parkinson's Disease takes place in Tallinn, Estonia, June 28-29, 2018.Course Directors

Pille Taba - University of Tartu, Estonia; Estonian Movement Disorder Society
Angelo Antonini - University of Padua, Italy
Toomas Toomsoo - East Tallinn Central Hospital, Estonia

Course Description

The course on infusion therapies for Parkinson’s disease aims to provide education including theoretical and practical aspects of continuing dopaminergic therapies: Apomorphine injections and infusion, and Intrajejunal levodopa infusion. The course includes lectures on management of motor complications in advanced Parkinson’s disease; indications and contraindications for infusion therapies, patient selection, adverse events and complications. Interactive workshops focus on practical management of pumps, dosing details, and live patient demonstrations.

Learning Objectives
  • Provide theoretical evidence for continuing dopaminergic treatments
  • Describe pharmacology, indications and contraindications, adverse effects and complications of pump therapies
  • Demonstrate practical management of infusion pumps
Recommended Audience

Neurologists, movement disorders specialists and neurologists in training
Parkinson nurses


Park Inn by Radisson Meriton Conference & Spa Hotel, Tallinn


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 have them contact Allie Oakley, Education Coordinator.



Member: $250 USD
Non-Member: $350 USD
Junior/Waived Dues Member: $150 USD

Registration includes entrance to all sessions, course materials, catering, and 1-year associate membership for eligible non-members.  To find out more about associate membership or eligibility, please visit the Associate Membership webpage.

Travel Bursary Application

Application Deadline: Friday, April 20, 2018

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