Dementia Associated with Parkinson’s Disease – This webinar is targeted at health care professionals and will look at the on-going research that aims to characterize different cognitive profiles in Parkinson’s disease, with the goal of predicting the occurrence of dementia early in the disease. Non medication treatment options to potentially slow down cognitive decline will also be addressed. Advanced registration is required. Register now!
New Online Tool Available - Health professionals can now access an online learning module accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada. This module consists of practical case scenarios that professionals can work through to gain insight into key challenges in the treatment and management of their Parkinson’s Patient. Begin course now
Parkinson’s disease is complex and each person’s experience is unique, from age of onset to diagnosis and management of symptoms. The Canadian Guidelines on Parkinson’s Disease will provide health care professionals with a detailed understanding of Parkinson’s.
The Guidelines are intended for a broad range of health professionals including: family physicians, neurologists, nurses, movement disorders specialists, allied health professionals (e.g. occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech language pathologists) and other specialists. The Clinical Guidelines, published for the first time in 2012, will increase knowledge and will guide the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s.
The Canadian Physiotherapy Association endorses the Canadian Guidelines on Parkinson’s disease.
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