Advanced PD and Palliative Care in the 21st Century

Start time
10:00 AM Pacific
End time
11:00 AM Pacific

Presented by the Parkinson’s Foundation, as part of their Expert Briefings series.

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Includes 1 complimentary CE credit* **

*ASWB CE Credit Changes 2018: Beginning September 25, 2018, ASA will no longer be able to  issue ASWB CE credits for recorded web seminar attendance. You can only claim ASWB CE credit if you watch “Advanced PD and Palliative Care in the 21st Century” at 10:00 AM PT on November 27, 2018. We apologize for any inconvenience. This change is due to ASWB ACE Provider distance learning requirements.

**This web seminar is approved for AoTA contact hours in addition to CEs approved for all ASA web seminars

If you require ADA accommodation to participate in this web seminar, please contact Steve Moore at your earliest convenience to make arrangements – smoore@asaging.org

This webinar will review the World Health Organization criteria for palliative care, the various models of palliative care delivery, hospice and hospice criteria in the United States, the challenge of palliative care coordination with subspecialists and the people required to make palliative care work. It will also review the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease not often associated with symptom burden, in addition to spouse and family challenges.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Describe the benefits of palliative care regardless of the stage of illness;
  • Identify the non-traditional symptoms of PD; and,
  • Explain how palliative care can be incorporated in a practice.

Presenter:

Janis Miyasaki, M.D., directs the University of Alberta’s Movement Disorders Program, comprising 10 physicians (7 neurologists, 1 functional neurosurgeon, a neuropsychiatrist and geriatrician) and a dedicated interdisciplinary team. Miyasaki joined the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry in 2014, aftert 22 years at the University of Toronto.

Target Audience: All

 

 

PLEASE NOTE: This web seminar is being hosted by the Parkinson’s Foundation, and registration will be handled through their website, www.pdf.org.

Questions about registration? Call the Parkinson’s Foundation at 800-457-6676. 

Questions about CEUs? Call ASA at 415-974-9628.

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