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Introduction to Parkinson’s disease 12 hours before event starts Free  

Share OhioHealth Intro to Parkinson's Disease 2020

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An important seminar for people who are newly diagnosed or new to OhioHealth with Parkinson's Disease.

 Seminar schedule

9:00 am- 9:10 am Overview

9:10 am- 9:40 am PD management

  • PD basics: epidemiology/anatomy
  • Common Misconceptions about PD
  • Motor vs Non-motor features
  • Medications/procedures/DBS

9:40 am- 10:45 am Intro to Therapy  (Includes 15 min. Q & A at the end)

  • PT, OT & speech -benefits, cost, and programs offered in the workplace/adaptations
  • Therapist Q & A

10:45 am- 11:00 am Break

11:00 am- 11:30 am Delay the Disease

  • How the program works, program offerings, explanation of different class levels

11:30 am- 11:45 am Role of the Social Worker

  • Support groups, Long-term planning/Gerlach/Dempsey offerings
  • Balancing work along with the disease, discussion regarding disclosing diagnosis, disability, etc.

11:45 am- 12:00 pm Q&A

End at 12 pm

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The Bing (Parking in Purple Garage behind the building)
500 Thomas Lane
Columbus, OH 43214

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