Multidisciplinary Team Management of Atypical Parkinson’s
3rd November 2021
Venue: London Road Community Hospital, Derby DE1 2QY.
Sessions led by Derby Parkinson’s Team
This one-day course is recommended for Allied Health Professionals and nurses with an interest in neurological conditions. Therapy management will be addressed and workshops for individual disciplines will form part of the day. Patients will give their perspective of some of these conditions.
The aims of the course are:
- Gain an increased knowledge and understanding of atypical Parkinson’s conditions
- Understand the overall management of these conditions
- Understand and know how to implement therapy interventions
- Have an understanding of how such conditions can impact an individual
Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD) and Lewy Body Dementia (LBD).
MSA is a progressive neurological disorder, affecting mobility, balance and autonomic function.
PSP is a progressive neurological disorder, impairment of movement, vision, speech and swallowing.
CBD is a progressive, neurological disorder with impairments in cognition and executive function with upper limb dysfunction and other Parkinson’s features
Lewy Body Dementia is a progressive condition, causing impairments in, spatial awareness and executive function alongside motor features of Parkinson’s.
CPD certificate of attendance awarded: 7 hours.
Limited funded places may be available for AHPs & Nurses working for the NHS within the East Midlands.