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Creighton to Host Parkinsonís Progress in 2006 Conference

Creighton to Host Parkinsonís Progress in 2006 Conference

The third Annual Parkinsonís Progress in 2006 conference will explore the current management and treatment of Parkinsonís disease, a disorder of the central nervous system affecting more than one million Americans. It will be held from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 25, 2006, at the Omaha Marriott Hotel.

The purpose of the conference is to review current and new drugs for the management of Parkinsonís disease, identify and discuss atypical Parkinsonís disease, review vision-care management in Parkinsonís patients, report the purpose and function of the State of Nebraska Parkinsonís Disease Registry, and explain the strategy for health recovery and management of Parkinsonís disease.

The fee for registrations received by Aug. 14 is $100 for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and pharmacists; $55 for nurses, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists and other health professionals; and $35 for residents and students. The fee increases by $20 for each category after Aug. 14, and the registration deadline is Aug. 21.

Credits are available for AMA PRA category 1 credits, American Academy of Family Physicians credits, and contact hours for nurses. For more information on the conference and an online registration form, visit the website at

Posted: 8/14/06

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