MDS-ES online course on ‘Pump-based Therapies in Advanced Parkinson’s Disease’
26-28 August, 2021
This course is intended for basic science researchers, translational researchers, clinical researchers, clinical nurse specialists, physio/physical therapists, and occupational therapists. It will provide knowledge about the neuropharmacological basis of the treatment of advanced Parkinson´s disease (APD). It will also give a theoretical and practical education in the indication and management of pump-based treatments for APD (including levodopa-carbidopa intestinal gel, levodopa-carbidopa entacapone intestinal gel and apomorphine). The course includes lectures on neuropharmacology, the experimental basis of continuous dopaminergic stimulation (past, current and future treatments), history, patient selection, effects, side effects and practical management, as well as interactive workshops on patient selection and choice of advanced therapy. There will also be an emphasis on case-based presentations.
Lectures will be streamed live to participants on the days of the course. In addition to the didactic lectures, faculty will lead interactive workshops concerning patient selection and choice of advanced therapies. Faculty will be also present interactive case-based presentations.
For more information and registration details, please consult the course website: MDS- ES Pump-based Therapies in Advanced Parkinson´s Disease (movementdisorders.org).