Current Practice in Diagnosis and Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease: A Three-Part Webinar Series - 9/21/2018, 10/5/2018, 10/19/2018

Current Practice in Diagnosis and Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease: A Three-Part Webinar Series - 9/21/2018, 10/5/2018, 10/19/2018

This course will focus on the latest diagnostic criteria for PD, best medical management in early and advanced stages and updates on surgical management. A series of three live webinars will provide the opportunity to gain knowledge and interact directly with Dr. LaFaver, Director of the UofL Movement disorder clinic, and her team.
When Sep 21, 2018 12:00 PM to
Oct 19, 2018 01:00 PM
Where Webinar
Contact Name
Contact Phone 502-852-3285
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Target Audience

General neurologists, primary care and family physicians, geriatricians, and advanced practice providers.


Click on the titles below to download a recorded version of the webinar. Please note: there is no CME credit available for the recorded presentation. CME credit is only offered for the live webinar sessions.

Friday, September 21, 2018
Diagnosing Parkinson’s Disease: Update on Diagnostic Criteria and Differential Diagnosis
Speaker: Kathrin LaFaver, MD, FAAN

Friday, October 5, 2018
Management of Early Parkinson’s Disease: Maintaining Best Quality of Life
Speaker: Laura Dixon, DNP, APRN

Friday, October 19, 2018
Advances in Treatment of Late Parkinson’s Disease: Medical and Surgical Treatment Options
Speaker: Victoria Holiday, MD

Course Director
Kathrin LaFaver, MD, FAAN
Assistant Professor
Depatrment of Neurology
UofL Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Clinic
University of Louisville

Participating Faculty
Laura Dixon, DNP, APRN
Nurse Practitioner
UofL Parkinson’s Movement Disorder Clinic
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Victoria Holiday, MD
Assistant Professor
Departmentof Neurology
Movement Disorder Specialist
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this activity, the participants should be able to:

1) Name current diagnostic criteria and common differential diagnosis for Parkinson’s disease.
2) Identify best management strategies for early Parkinson’s disease.
3) Describe best management strategies for advanced Parkinson’s disease including surgical treatment options.

Continuing Education Credit
Physician Credit
- The University of Louisville Continuing Medical Education office designates this Internet Live Course for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses - This program has been approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing for 3.6 continuing education credits through University of Louisville Hospital, provider number 4-0068-7-18-1071. The Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual nursing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content. Completion criteria to obtain CE's: Attend entire session and complete the evaluation.

The University of Louisville School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


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Registration Fees:

There is no fee to attend this course. Advance registration is requested to allow for event planning.

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Instructions To Log In To The Parkinson’s Webinar
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Use the Bluejeans app to join via mobile device (iOS and Android): 155606184

This webinar series is funded by a community grant from the National Parkinson Foundation to improve access to care for rural and medically underserved populations.

We thank all our supporters for their participation in the conference! A final listing will be available at the start of the webinar.