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Tuesday, May 5 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
People with Parkinson's Need You to Be Aware in Care

National Parkinson Foundation-funded research has shown that transition into a new care setting poses unique challenges for people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD), particularly when it comes to getting pills on time. The standard rule of “one hour before and after” does not work in PD; the worsening of symptoms can happen quickly, leading to frustrating and sometimes painful “off time.” Learn what your staff needs to know regarding medication management in Parkinson’s to avoid complications in care.

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Joan Gardner, RN, BSN

Clinic Supervisor, Struthers Parkinson's Center
Joan Gardner RN, BSN is the clinic supervisor at the Struthers Parkinson’s Center in Minneapolis, a National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) Center of Excellence.  Joan is recognized as a clinical expert in nursing care for individuals and families living with Parkinson’s.  She serves... Read More →

Tuesday May 5, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT
Tampa Convention Center | Room 15