This meeting is being held to celebrate 200 years of progress in understanding the signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, the cause of the illness and its treatment and progress towards a cure. In this respect, the organization of the meeting will track the chapters of "The Shaking Palsy" as written by James Parkinson and give the state-of-the-art view of Parkinson’s disease.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the complexity of the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s disease
  • Recognize the importance of non-motor symptoms in the diagnosis and management of Parkinson’s disease
  • Describe different views on the treatment of early and late stages of Parkinson’s disease
  • Explain the approaches being considered to stop or slow disease progression in Parkinson’s disease and why this has not worked inspite of major investment
  • Describe the advances (genetic, motor, non-motor and quality of life) in Parkinson’s disease made over a 200 year period

This course is directed toward neurologists, geriatricians, neurology fellows and students, and to specialist nurses.

To book your place click into the link below to view full details and register for the 2 day course.