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Session Description: This session will discuss the benefits of interdisciplinary treatment for Parkinson’s disease and review the components of interdisciplinary teams. The discussion will include an overview of prominent interdisciplinary programs in numerous different settings around the world and how to approach developing an interdisciplinary Parkinson’s program in different environments with a particular focus in long-term care settings.
Identify models of care that can be integrated into interdisciplinary Parkinson's disease treatment and rehabilitation programs in long term care and other medical settings.
List the potential health professionals that could be integrated into an interdisciplinary Parkinson's disease treatment program.
Describe best practices for interdisciplinary treatment of Parkinson's disease throughout the course of the disease from early to late stages of the disease.
Discuss how interdisciplinary care leads to better treatment outcomes, lower risk of comorbidities and improved quality of life for people with Parkinson’s disease.
Speaker(s): Nora Reznickova, MD; John Dean, MA CCC-SLP
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