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Quillen College of Medicine

“More Than Meets the Eye”: Early Diagnosis and Management of Parkinson’s Disease

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“More Than Meets the Eye”:
Early Diagnosis and Management of Parkinson’s Disease

Friday, March 8, 2019

8:30am – 3:00pm

Crowne Plaza

401 W Summit Hill Drive SW

Knoxville, TN

About this Conference:
This one day conference is intended to educate health care providers on early diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s disease and Parkinson syndromes to promote better early diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease and educate healthcare providers on best practice treatment options and daily life difficulties for patients and their care partners. Topics include young onset Parkinson’s disease, Parkinson syndromes such as Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and Parkinson’s disease dementia (PDD), non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, and Parkinson’s disease psychosis.

Speakers:
  • Lenora Higginbotham, MD – Emory University School of Medicine
  • Nikolaus McFarland, MD, PhD – University of Florida
  • Christopher Tolleson, MD, MPH – University of Tennessee
  • Kim Seroogy, PhD – University of Cincinnati
  • John Alexander, MA, CHT - Patient Speaker

Agenda:
Click here to view the agenda.

Presentations:
Click here to view presentations (as they become available).

Target Audience:
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Physical Therapists, Social Workers, Nurses, and Students

Overall Conference Objectives:

As a result of attending this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss best practices for the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of Parkinson’s disease
  • Describe best practices for the identification,, evaluation, and treatment of young onset Parkinson’s disease
  • Identify and discuss treatment options for Parkinson syndromes, such as Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and Parkinson’s disease dementia (PDD)
  • Identify and discuss treatment options for non-motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease
  • Identify and discuss treatment options for Parkinson’s disease psychosis
  • Review treatment options for non-motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease
  • Select treatment options for Parkinson’s disease psychosis

Address:
Crowne Plaza
401 W. Summit Hill Drive SW
Knoxville, TN

Click here for a map

Fees:
Registrant Type Amount
Conference Registrants $75
Students (Unlicensed) $25

Cancellation Policy:
Registration fees are refundable less a $50.00 administrative fee, for cancellations received in writing a minimum of 14 days prior to the activity date. Refunds are not provided when the registration fee is $50.00 or less, or when a cancellation request is received less than 14 days prior to the start of the activity.
ETSU Quillen College of Medicine reserves the right to cancel CME activities. If an activity is cancelled, registrants will receive a full refund.

Registration:
Click here to register or call (423) 439-8027

Activity Director:
Isabell Senft-Daniel

Educational Planner:
Elizabeth Wolf, Educational Planner
Elizabeth Wolf, MBA, CPPS, CPHRM, CHCP
Educational Planner
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Quillen College of Medicine
East Tennessee State University
(423) 439-8088
wolfes1@etsu.edu

Conflicts of Interest:
Activity Director Disclosure
Isabell Senft-Daniel  None
Planning Committee Members Disclosure
Patty Harnois-Church None
Elizabeth Wolf None

Accreditation:
 

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ACCME Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University and the PJ Parkinson's Support Group of Blount County. The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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CME Credit: Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Up to 5.25 continuing nursing education hours have been approved for this conference. East Tennessee State University College of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Tennessee Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

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Pharmacists will have access to 0.4 ACPE Credits accredited by The Tennessee Pharmacists Consortium for Education (TPCE). TPCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

To receive ACPE Credit, visit the Tennessee Pharmacists Consortium for Education website at Tpce.learningexpressce.com.                                               
UNIVERSAL ACTIVITY NUMBER (UAN): 0575-0000-19-012-L01-P
A completion code will be provided to pharmacists at the conclusion of this event. There will be 60 days after the date of this program to complete the evaluation and receive credit.


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This course is approved for the awarding of .525 continuing education units (CEUs) for physical therapists and physical therapists assistants licensed in Tennessee.

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This program was approved by the National Association of Social Workers – Tennessee Chapter (Provider Number: NASWTN2019-0028) for 5.0 continuing education units.

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