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Patient and Caregiver Education Day: PD and Atypical Parkinsonisms

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The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen

2880 Mountain Road

Cardinal Ballroom

Glen Allen, VA 23060

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Patient and Caregiver Education Day: PD, Atypical Parkinsonisms, and Other Prime of Life Diseases

This program is designed to connect patients and family members to a variety of movement disorders providers including physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists who specialize in the evaluation and treatment of individuals with Parkinson’s Disease, Atypical Parkinsonisms and other Prime of Life diseases. Diagnosis and symptom management, rehabilitation strategies, mood and emotions, and available programs and resources will be discussed. Attendees will feel more empowered to advocate for their medical, rehabilitation, and emotional needs after this program. They will also receive practical tools that will help them formulate a plan for their healthcare journey.

For information on the Healthcare Professionals Education Day offering CEUs on April 11th please click here.

Agenda*

8:30 – 9:00am: Light Breakfast and Registration

9:00 – 9:15am: Introductions and Overview of Prime of Life Diseases by Jaclyn Zendrian

9:15 – 9:30am: Managing Cognitive and Behavioral Changes by Jonathan Snider, MD

9:30 – 9:45am: Drug-Induced or Amplified Parkinsonian Features by Emily Peron, PharmD

9:45 – 10:00am: Management of Tone: Botox? by Matthew Boyce, MD

10:00 – 10:30am: Panel Q&A

10:30 - 10:45am: BREAK

10:45 – 11:00am: GI Symptoms in Parkinsonism by Leslie Cloud

11:00 – 11:15am: Swallow Safety: Diets & Considerations for PEG Placement by Brittany Reed, M.Ed., CCC-SLP

11:15 – 11:30am: Building Your Wellness Team by Ingrid Pretzer-Aboff

11:30 – 12:00pm: Panel Q&A

12:00 - 1:00pm: LUNCH

1:00 – 1:15pm: Improving and Maintaining Strength: Exercise Review by Robert Hand, PT, DPT, NCS, MSCS

1:15 – 1:30pm: Pelvic PT: What Is It and Who Is It For? by Meghan Swenck, DPT

1:30 – 1:45pm: Choosing the Best Equipment For Me by Stephanie Ross, PT, D.P.T., NCS

1:45 – 2:00pm: Managing Dizziness and Visual Changes by Carrie Holman

2:00 – 2:30pm: Panel Q&A

2:30 – 2:45pm: Closing Remarks


For a downloadable version of the agenda please click here.


* Agenda is subject to change.


In Partnership With:

Sheltering Arms and VCU





FAQs

What are my parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is a free parking lot onsite.


What's the refund policy?

Refunds are available until 1 day before the event.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email the Events team at events@curepsp.org or by calling 347-394-1652

Will this event be filmed for the CurePSP website?

Yes! Thanks to the generosity of Biogen we will be filming this event and putting it on our website and YouTube channel!


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No although it is helpful.

Can I register onsite?

No, in order to have an accurate count for food please register prior to arriving through this site or by calling 347-394-1652.


Can I update my registration information?

You can do this through Eventbrite or by emailing the Events team at events@curepsp.org or by calling 347-394-1652

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes however please let us know about the change ahead of the event.


I have food allergies. Who do I let know?

Please email events@curepsp.org and we will make alternate arrangements for you.


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The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen

2880 Mountain Road

Cardinal Ballroom

Glen Allen, VA 23060

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

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