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NW PADRECC Provider Education

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Continuing Medical Education (CME)

The NW PADRECC sponsors events designed to provide continuing education to healthcare providers from a variety of disciplines.  These lectures cover a range of subjects for movement disorders and other neurological topics.  DVD's of the talks available upon request.

Current CME Event

New! - Managing the Complexities of Parkinson's Disease:
Practical Strategies for the Federal Healthcare Practitioner
Med-IQ Online course - 1 hour of CME available
Presented by:
       Mark S. Baron, MD - Director, SE PADRECC 
       Kathryn Chung, MD - Associate Director of Clinical Care, NW PADRECC

This educational activity is designed to help clinicians in the federal healthcare system become more knowledgeable and confident in the recognition, diagnosis, and management of PD. The activity will also improve awareness of the PD resources available to patients and clinicians in the Department of Veterans Affairs system.

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Professional Education Video Library

View videos of past professional education events sponsored by the NW PADRECC.  Links to agendas and handouts are also provided.

NW PADRECC Video Library for Healthcare Professionals

 

Fellowship program

The VA Advanced Fellowship in Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders provides two years of post-residency research, education, and clinical learning opportunities to eligible neurologists.

VA Special Fellowship Program in Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders

 

Movement Disorder Series

The Movement Disorder Series, sponsored by PADRECC and the VA Employee Education Service (EES), provides continuing education for Movement Disorder Professionals through audio conferences and live meetings.  Follow the link for more information and to access archives of past presentations.

PADRECC Movement Disorder Series


 

Journal Club

Journal Club meetings are held weekly.  They are intended for faculty directly involved in the care of patients, although other staff can attend if interested.  The meetings are led by in-house professors, and can be attended by interns, residents, staff, and scientists with an interest in neuroscience.  Journal club is not open to the public. 

 

The NW PADRECC Insider

This monthly bulletin is intended to increase Parkinson's disease awareness and interaction within the medical and health professional community.

NW PADRECC Insider - Newsletter Archive

 

American Neurological Association (ANA)

The American Neurological Association is a professional society of academic neurologists and neuroscientists devoted to advancing the goals of academic neurology; to training and educating neurologists and other physicians in the neurologic sciences; and to expanding both our understanding of diseases of the nervous system and our ability to treat them.

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American Neurological Association 

 

The Movement Disorder Society (MDS)

The Movement Disorder Society is an international professional society invested in the research and care of patients with Movement Disorders, including Parkinson's disease and Parkinsonism, Dystonia, Chorea and Huntington's disease, Ataxia, Tremor and Essential Tremor, Myoclonus and Startle, Tics and Tourette syndrome, Restless Legs syndrome, Stiff Person syndrome and Gait disorders.

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The Movement Disorder Society


 

World Parkinson Congress (WPC)

The World Parkinson Congresses provide an international forum for the latest scientific discoveries, medical practices and care initiatives related to Parkinson's disease. By bringing physicians, scientists, nurses, rehab professionals, care partners and people with Parkinson's disease together, we hope to create a worldwide dialogue that will help expedite the discovery of a cure and best treatment practices for this devastating disease.

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World Parkinson Congress

 

American Academy of Neurology (AAN)

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), is an international association of more than 21,000 neurology professionals dedicated to providing the best possible care for patients with neurological disorders.

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American Academy of Neurology