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Parkinsonís Disease Conference for Physicians, Patients, Caregivers

Parkinsonís Disease Conference for Physicians, Patients, Caregivers

Creighton University will hold its fourth annual conference on ďParkinsonís ProgressĒ on Friday, Sept. 28, at the Omaha Marriott Hotel, 10220 Regency Circle.

The conference will include two tracks Ė one designed for health care providers and the other for patients, families and caregivers.Nebraska has the fourth highest incidence of Parkinsonís disease among U.S. states. Genetic and environmental links to Parkinsonís disease, new drug therapies, current statistics and data from the Nebraska Parkinsonís Registry, and the American Parkinson Disease Associationís Informational and Referral Center will be among the topics covered.

Registration cost is $20 per person for patients, family and caregivers; $120 for physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants; $75 for other health care professionals; and $55 for medical residents and health professionsí students. Continuing education credit is available for some groups.

Conference sponsors are Creighton Universityís School of Medicine, Department of Neurology and Continuing Medical Education Division, in conjunction with the American Parkinson Disease Association and Creighton University Medical Center.

For more information or to register, call (800) 548-2633 or (402) 280-5659 or visit CMEís website at cme.creighton.edu. Seating is limited; advance registration is recommended.