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Parkinsonís Disease Conference for Physicians, Patients, Caregivers

Parkinsonís Disease Conference for Physicians, Patients, Caregivers

Creighton University will hold its sixth annual conference on ďParkinsonís ProgressĒ on Friday, Oct. 9, 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.

The roles/benefits of speech, physical and occupational therapies; pain control, and dystonia will be among the topics covered.

Registration cost is $20 per person for patients, family and caregivers. The fee is $100 for physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants; $55 for other health care professionals; and $35 for medical residents and health professionsí students registering by Sept. 24 with the cost increasing $20 for each group after that.

Conference sponsors are Creighton Universityís School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine and the 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 402.280.1830 or visit CMEís website at cme.creighton.edu. Seating is limited; advance registration is recommended.