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C83 - Hot Topics and Controversies in Parkinson's Disease

Event Time: Monday April 24, 2017 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Topic(s): Movement Disorders
Director(s): Melissa Nirenberg MD, PhD, FAAN
Description: This course will use an interactive format to address some of the most cutting-edge issues and controversies related to the diagnosis and management of Parkinson's disease. Faculty will discuss and debate these issues based on the evidence-based literature. An active learning format, including use of the audience response system, will allow participants to gain a deeper understanding of some of the most important issues, controversies, and challenges currently facing clinicians who treat patients with Parkinson's disease.
Completion Message: Participants will understand how to approach and tackle some of the most important issues, controversies, and challenges in the diagnosis and management of Parkinson's disease.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Patient Care, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

Program Speakers - Tentative

Start/End Time Title Faculty
1:00 PM - 2:45 PM Hot Topics and Controversies in Parkinson's Disease Alberto Espay MD, FAAN, Melissa Nirenberg MD, PhD, FAAN 
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM Questions and Answers Faculty 

Disclosures

Speaker Disclosure
Alberto J. Espay, MD, FAAN Dr. Espay has received personal compensation for consulting, serving on a scientific advisory board, speaking, or other activities with Abbvie, TEVA, Impax, Acadia, Cynapsus/Sunovion, Lundbeck, and USWorldMeds. Dr. Espay has received research support from Great Lakes Neurotechnologies and Michael J Fox Foundation.

Melissa J. Nirenberg, MD, PhD, FAAN Dr. Nirenberg has nothing to disclose.

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