Please register for this monthly chapter program by emailing:

Catherine Hazlehurst  hazcatherinedmm@gmail.com

Parkinson’s Disease: Diagnosis, Management and Care

Date: Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Time: 4:30– 6 pm  Live online via Zoom
Speaker: Dr. Albert Hung M.D., Ph.D

This meeting will be held via Zoom. A link will be sent by Tuesday June 15 to those who have RSVP’d. Certificates and/or download instructions will be distributed within 48 hours after receipt of the completed evaluation at the close of the program. Details about CEs and guest policies are at the bottom of this announcement.

Program:

This program is designed to educate Aging Life Care Professional Social Workers and RNs about the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease and how to recognize the clinical features of Parkinson's.  In addition, the program will describe the overall trajectory of the disease and treatment options. We will discuss strategies to provide optimal care for patients with Parkinson's Disease. There is no known commercial support nor conflict of interest for this program.

Objectives:

  1. To explain the clinical features of Parkinson’s disease
  2. To identify treatment options for Parkinson’s disease
  3. To discuss strategies to provide optimal care for patients with Parkinson’s disease

Meeting Agenda: CLICK HERE

About the speaker:

Dr. Albert Hung is a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s disease, tremor, and other movement disorders. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees at Harvard Medical School and completed training in neurology and movement disorders at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and senior clinical neurologist at MGH. His is the medical director of the MGH Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence and the Associate Director of the Movement Disorders division. As a member of the Parkinson’s Study Group, he participates in clinical research trials to identify and develop new treatments for PD. He leads a multidisciplinary team of specialists to improve care of PD patients and lectures widely to both general and medical audiences about PD. He has been recognized multiple times as a “Top Doctor” by Boston Magazine.

Contact Hours

Please note that anyone arriving after 5:00pm will not be entitled to a certificate.

This program has been approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide 1.0 contact hours of continuing education credit to board certified case managers.

This program has been approved for Continuing Education Credit approval for 1.0 CEs through Commonwealth Educational Seminars for the following professions. (SW and RN for all licenses in New England– see information below.) Commonwealth Educational Seminars may be contacted at 1(800)376- 3345 or CommonwealthSeminars@gmail.com

Social Workers:

Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to award continuing education credit for Social Workers. Please visit CES CE CREDIT to see all states that are covered for Social Workers. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Nurses:

As an American Psychological Association (APA) approved provider, CES programs are accepted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). These courses can be utilized by nurses to renew their certification and will be accepted by the ANCC. Every state Board of Nursing accepts ANCC approved programs except California and Iowa, however CES is also an approved Continuing Education provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider # CEP15567) which is also accepted by the Iowa Board of Nursing.

It is the participant's responsibility to check with their individual state boards to verify CE requirements for their state. 

No fee is charged for this program.

Comments or concerns?

Please email Catherine hazcatherinedmm@gmail.com

Guests policy: Guests are welcome to attend the program. If they would like to attend more than twice or if they would like a certificate, they may do so upon joining ALCA. Please send the name, credentials and contact information for your guest to Catherine and she will include them in the program information.

Upcoming Programs:(RSVPs will be collected at a later date)

July   (no meeting scheduled)
August  (no meeting scheduled)
September 22nd (Wednesday) – Understanding the Complexities of Hoarding
October TBD
November TBD

RSVP

Please RSVP no later than June 14th to:

Catherine Hazlehurst

hazcatherinedmm@gmail.com

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