Patients and caregivers: Hear from some of the top physicians and other providers at Norton Neuroscience Institute as they discuss the latest advances in care for Parkinson’s disease.
The free 2020 Neuroscience Expo will be held exclusively online to offer the latest education and resources related to Parkinson’s disease.
This event is intended for individuals living with a neurological condition, family or caregivers and others.
This year’s Parkinson’s disease track features the following sessions:
Parkinson’s Disease Diagnosis and Treatment of Motor Symptoms
Listen to a Parkinson’s disease specialist discuss the clinician’s approach to diagnosis and medical treatment.
1 to 1:30 p.m.
Parkinson’s Disease Autonomic Dysfunction and Treatment
Autonomic dysfunction often occurs in Parkinson’s disease, leading to symptoms relating to bladder, bowel, eyes, blood pressure, swallowing, etc. Learn about autonomic symptoms in Parkinson’s disease and their treatment.
2020 Neuroscience Expo
Wednesday, Oct. 21, 1 to 4 p.m.
This year’s Norton Neuroscience Institute conference will be livestreamed, but space is limited.
1:30 to 2 p.m.
Xaviera J. Leak, APRN
Parkinson’s Disease and Associated Sleep Disorders
Sleep disturbances are common in people with Parkinson’s disease. Listen to a specialist discuss the various causes of sleep disturbances seen in Parkinson’s disease, as well as treatment options.
2 to 2:30 p.m.
Neuropsychiatric Manifestations in Parkinson’s Disease
Neuropsychiatric symptoms, including depression, anxiety, apathy and psychosis are common in Parkinson’s disease. Learn from a mental health expert the ways of clinically approaching these symptoms.
2:30 to 3 p.m.
Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s disease
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is the most commonly performed surgical treatment for Parkinson’s disease. Listen to a neurosurgeon discuss DBS expectations and symptomatic relief.
3 to 3:30 p.m.
Parkinson’s Disease and Rehabilitation
Listen to therapists discuss how rehabilitation is beneficial to people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease and how important exercise is to the management of this disease.
3:30 to 4 p.m.
Alana Towns, ABT
Natalie E. Vance, DPT, NCS