The Michigan Parkinson Foundation's 2018 Symposium
Treating, Managing and Living with Parkinson's disease

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. UNFORTUNATELY, WE CANNOT ACCEPT WALK IN REGISTRATION. THE SESSIONS ARE AT CAPACITY. 

The Michigan Parkinson Foundation is offering a symposium on Treating, Managing and Living with Parkinson disease on June 8, 2018 at the Detroit Marriott Troy. The program is accredited for CME through Wayne State University School of Medicine

Presented by Wayne State University School of Medicine in Conjunction with the Michigan Parkinson Foundation

JOINT PROVIDERSHIP ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Michigan Parkinson Foundation. The Wayne State University School of Medicine is accredited by this ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Wayne State University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim on the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.


Location:

Friday, June 8, 2018
Troy, MI 48084

Time:
8:30am - 4:30pm


The Marriott is offering a discounted rate of $159 for Thursday night June 7. The rooms are held under the group name, Michigan Parkinson Foundation. Please call the hotel to make your reservations at 248-680-9797. The cut-off date for discounted rate is May 21, 2018.



TARGET AUDIENCE
This program offers three tracks:
• Health Care Providers
• People with Parkinson's disease and their families
• People who are diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson’s disease.
• Participants are welcome to attend any workshop offered.
• Lunch is included in the registration fee.


This program has been made possible by generous grants from:

Abbott/St.Jude, Abbvie Inc, Acadia, Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Boston Scientific, GE Healthcare, Home Instead Senior Care, Impax, Lundbeck, Medtronic, Quest Research Institute, The Recovery Project, Senior Helpers, US WorldMeds, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals





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2018 Symposium Agenda

(participants choice of one workshop per session, general sessions are all inclusive)
Sessions indicated for Health Care Providers are also open to patients and their families.


• 8:30 am Session (choice of A, or B)

Workshop A: Overview of Parkinson's and Treatment Options (CME offered for Health Care Providers)
Presented by:
•Kara Wyant, MD
Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan
Clinical Assistant Professor in Neurology


or 

Workshop B: Dealing with Young Onset Parkinson's Disease (YOPD)
Moderated by:
•Laura Zeitlin, LMSW

90-minute panel discussion. Panel will include male and female with YOPD, spouse of YOPD; social worker/psychologist.
Topics: The emotional impact of living with a chronic disease for 30 to 40 years; dealing with the honest and raw emotions of YOPD; impact on marriage or significant relationships; raising children; financial burden



• 9:30 am General Session (For all Audiences to Attend)

Non-Motor symptoms of Parkinson's (CME offered for Health Care Providers)
Presented by:
•Neepa Patel, MD
Henry Ford Hospital
Parkinson's Movement Disorder Specialist



• 10:15 am Session (choice of A or B)

Workshop A: Managing Dyskinesia and Motor Fluctuations: When Is It Time to Think About DBS? (CME offered for Health Care Providers)
Presented by:
•Kelvin L. Chou, MD, FAAN
Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan
Professor, Department of Neurology
•Parag Partil, MD, PhD
Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan
Associate Professor, Neurological Surgery
Associate Professor, Neurology

or

Workshop B: Managing Medications
Presented by:
•Karen Freshwater, PA-C
Bronson Neuroscience Center 




• 11:15 am General Session (For all Audiences to Attend)

Exercise Prescription - Delaying Disease Progression in Parkinson's Disease (CME offered for Health Care Providers)
Presented by:
•Daniel Corcos, PhD
Northwestern University
Professor of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences



• 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm - Lunch (included in registration fee, for all audiences)

Research update during lunch: What's new in our understanding of how and why Parkinson disease develops? How new therapies for Parkinson disease are developed (and what's coming)
Presented by:
•Peter A. LeWitt, MD (via video)
Director, Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Program
Henry Ford Health System



• 1:30 pm Session (choice of A, B, or C)

Workshop A: Care & Treatment of Late Stage Parkinson's Disease (CME offered for Health Care Providers)
Presented by:
•Edwin George, MD, PhD
Director Movement Disorders Center
Wayne State University Neurology

or

Workshop B: Learn Techniques for Exercise in Your Home - For gait, balance, stamina, mobility (chair exercises, how to use weights and do cardio)
Presented by:
•Meghan Malley, DPT
Medical Program Coordinator
Lead Physical Therapist, Recovery Project
•Steve Styes
Recovery Project

or

Workshop C: Driving and Parkinson's:Adaptive devises for the car, accepting limitations, making modifications, alternative options
Presented by:
•Pam Van Buren, OT
Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan



• 2:30pm Session (choice of A, B, or C)

Workshop A: Psychiatric Issues and Parkinson's (CME offered for Health Care Providers)
Presented by:
•Doree-Ann Espiritu, MD
Gerontology Psychiatry
Henry Ford Health System


or

Workshop B: Managing Activities of Daily Living
Presented by:
•Brian Cooper
Occupational Therapist
Residential Home Health
•Glenna Yaroch, PT
Home Instead Home Care


or

Workshop C: Legal Issues YOPD Could Face - Employer and Employee's Rights; Rights with Disability w Q&A
Presented by employment attorney:
•Gloria Hage, Esq
Associate General Court
The University of Michigan
The Office of the Vice President and General Counsel
•Sarah S. Prescott, Esq
Salvatore Prescott & Porter PLLC




• 3:30pm Session (choice of A or B)

Workshop A: The Role of Speech Therapy in Managing Communication Problems, Swallowing Issues, and Cognitive Issues (LSVT to RMTT) (CME offered for Health Care Providers)
Presented by:
•Richard Merson, Ph.D.
CCC Speech Language Pathologist
Beaumont Health Department of Speech and Language Pathology
Jenny Mauer, M.S. 
CCC Speech Language Pathologist
Beaumont Health, Department of Speech and Language Pathology

or

Workshop B: Duopa - A Treatment Option for Late Stage Parkinson's; When is it appropriate?
Presented by:

•Edwin George, MD, PhD
Director, Movement Disorders Center
Wayne State University Neurology


REGISTRATION FEE: Three categories of registration are available.

1. Physicians: $100
2. Other health care professionals and physicians in-training: $50
3. Persons with Parkinson’s and family members: $35 each


*Please register by June 4, 2018.




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Please see www.parkinsonsmi.org or contact us for more information.