Living with Parkinson's Disease Symposium 2014
Please note: Registration for this symposium has closed.
A symposium for patients and families living with Parkinson’s Disease. Sessions will be led by members of the MUSC Movement Disorders Program team and invited guest speakers.
Date: March 29, 2014
Time: 9:00 am to 3:45 pm
Registration Fee: $20 per person (includes refreshments and lunch)
Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel (4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd. North Charleston, SC 29418)
Contact: For questions and additional information, please call the Movement Disorders Program at 843-792-7262 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration: Please click here to download the pdf of the symposium flyer with registration form.
Accommodation - A block of rooms has been reserved at the Crowne Plaza Hotel (www.crowneplaza.com) at the discounted rate of $129.00. This special rate will be offered until February, 28, 2014, however, the room block may be filled prior to this date. In such a case, neither the discounted rate nor guest room availability can be guaranteed. Therefore, we recommend you make your reservation as soon as possible. For reservations, call the hotel directly at 843-744-4422.
9:00 am - Welcome (Vanessa K. Hinson, MD, PhD)
9:05 am - Parkinson’s Disease 2014 Update (Vanessa K. Hinson, MD, PhD)
9:35 am - A Personal Story (Inspirational speaker)
9:55 am - Advanced Parkinson’s Disease (Christina L. Vaughan, MD, MHS)
10:25 am - Questions and Answers (Vanessa K. Hinson, MD, PhD, & Christina L. Vaughan, MD, MHS)
10:35 am - Coffee Break
10:50 am - Surgical Options for Parkinson’s (Gonzalo J. Revuelta, DO)
11:20 am - Beyond Crossword Puzzles: Strategies for Preserving Memory (Travis H. Turner, PhD)
11:50 am - Get Up and Stretch! (Physical Therapist)
12:20 pm - Questions and Answers (Gonzalo J. Revuelta, DO, Travis H. Turner, PhD & Physical Therapist)
12:30 pm - Lunch Break
1:15 pm - Podium Discussion on Non-motor Symptoms in PD (Moderator: Vanessa K. Hinson, MD, PhD; Panelists from Gastroenterology, Urology, Neurology & Speech Therapy)
2:00 pm - Podium discussion on Caregiving in PD (Moderator: Christina L. Vaughan, MD, MHS; Panelists from Geriatrics, Home Nursing, Parkinson Association of the Carolinas & PD Caregivers)
2:30 pm - Q&A (Panelists)
2:40 pm - Coffee Break
2: 55 pm - Research at MUSC (Vanessa K. Hinson, MD, PhD, Christina L. Vaughan, MD, MHS & Gonzalo J. Revuelta, DO)
3: 25 pm - Paws for Parkinson’s: How Can a Service Dog Help? (PAALS Services)
3: 45 pm - Adjourn