|Pre-Congress Program - Tuesday, Sept 20|
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - Ticket Required to attend
Only available to Full Congress registrants.
Pre-Congress Course 1
Fundamentals of PD: The journey - SOLD OUT
8:45AM to 4:30PM
Target Audience: Non-clinicians, people with Parkinson's, others
Goal: Expose participants to key topics that will be elaborated on in the main program. Highlight the positive things happening with Parkinson’s research, treatment options and care, so delegates will leave hopeful about their Parkinson’s journey. Introduce participants to the world of clinical trials, the idea of self-care, and how to build effective care team for oneself.
Morning EMCEE: Peter Fletcher (UK)
8:50 AM - Welcome and introduction to goals and overall course
Speaker: Tom Isaacs (UK)
Speaker: Tony Lang (Canada)
10:10 AM – 10:30 AM Coffee break
10:30 – 11:40 AM Treatments – Overview, opening people’s eyes to what’s available and what’s on the horizon
Talk #1: Medical & Surgical, the old and the new
11:45- 11:55 AM – Stretch break with Pamela Quinn (USA)
Speaker: Heather Zwickey (USA)
12:30 – 1:20PM - LUNCH
Afternoon EMCEE: Bob Kuhn (Canada)
1:20 PM – 2:30 PM So you want new treatments? How are you helping bring new treatments to the pharmacy? Or are you waiting for someone else to do the work?
Co-moderators: Patricia Davies (USA) & Michael Schwarzschild (USA)
Panelists: Ronnie Todaro (USA), Claire Stephensen (UK), Richard Windle (UK), Sohini Chowdhury (USA), Israel Robledo (USA)
2:30 PM – 2:40 PM – Stretch break with Pamela Quinn (USA)
2:40PM – 2:55PM How can SELF-care impact your Parkinson’s?
Speaker: Bob Kuhn (Canada)
2:55PM – 4:20PM
How to pick a good healthcare team and why it’s so important to ask the right questions
Mov. Dis. Specialist – Sotirios Parashos (USA)
4:20PM – 4:30PM – Wrap Up & How to get the most out of the WPC
Speaker: Alice Templin (Canada)
Pre-Congress Course 2:
Interdisciplinary Care and Patient-Centered Care for Parkinson's Disease - SOLD OUT
9AM to 5:10PM
Target Audience: Members of inter & multidisciplinary teams (including neurologists, Parkinson nurse specialists, allied health professionals), health professionals interested in interdisciplinary care models
Goal: The aim of this pre-congress course is to provide a forum for discussion of why interdisciplinary teams are the ideal model of care for people living with Parkinson’s.
9:00 - 9:20 AM - Welcome and Introduction to Why Do We Want Interdisciplinary Care?
9:25 - 9:40 AM - The role of the patient within the team: One patient's vision
9:45 - 11:00 AM - The New Kids on the Block: Why you need me on your Parkinson's team!
11:00 - 11:30 AM - Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:00 PM - Music as a Therapy
12:00 - 1:00 PM - Lunch
1:00 - 3:00 PM - Interdisciplinary Care in Real Practice: Case Studies on best care delivery for patients
3:00 - 3:30 PM - Coffee break
3:30 - 4:10 PM - Scientific Basis and Future Perspectives of Interdisciplinary Care
Talk #2: New Approaches Towards Patient Centeredness
4:15 - 5:00 PM - Evidence for Mono-Disciplinary Care: Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
5:00 - 5:10 PM - Wrap Up
Pre-Congress Course 3
Scientific & Clinical Research Advances - SOLD OUT
8:45 AM to 5:45 PM
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM - To scan or not to scan, that is the question
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM - Dizziness and PD: Walking does not matter, if you cannot stand
Moderator: Mark Stacy (USA)
Talk #1: Non-motor autonomic problems of PD: What's their impact?
Talk #2: Dizziness and PD: What is it all about and how does my doctor help me address it?
Talk #3: Strategies for blood pressure control of NOH in Parkinson's
Supported through unrestricted grant from Lundbeck LLC
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM Lunch
12:30PM – 1:45PM - Dyskinesia – an ever moving story
Moderator: Susan Fox (Canada)
Talk #1: The day to day reality of living with dyskinesia
Talk #2: Clinical Forms of Dyskinesia
Talk #3: Dyskinesia: How do we treat this unmet need now and in the future?
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM - Changing how care is delivered: A success the Parkinson's community can take pride in
Moderator: James Beck (USA)
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM - Coffee break
3:45 PM – 5:45 PM - Perspectives on Psychosis in Parkinson’s Disease
Moderator: Mark Stacy (USA)
Talk #1: Introduction: The Patient Experience
Talk #2: Recent developments in our understanding of Parkinson’s psychosis
Talk #3: History of psychosis and hallucination in PD: A look at the writings of Oliver Sacks
Talk #4: Modern treatment for psychosis today