Parkinson’s Disease Research, Education and Clinical Centers
|Movement Disorder Series|
PADRECC Movement Disorder Series FY18 schedule. Continuing education credits are provided. Click here for the Movement Disorder series page. Archives of previous years are available. The Movement Disorder Series is designed to provide VHA healthcare professionals with current practice standards and emerging trends in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders.
|Free Patient Education Material|
|The Resource Request Form allows Consortium members to order a bulk supply of FREE layman's educational materials from the PD non-profit community. Simply complete this one form, email or fax to the Coordinating Center, and the materials will be shipped directly to your clinic.|
All VA providers interested in SF PADRECC's Deep Brain Stimulation Scan-Echo can click here to view scheduled sessions and links for desktop access; or, you can call the program manager, Shawn Green (415) 221-4810 x24485, or the San Francisco PADRECC at (415) 379-5530. Scan-Echo's goal is to generate expertise across practices and extend specialty care to those who need it; the sessions include presentation, discussion, and study cases.
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Parkinson's Disease: A Practical Approach to Evaluation & Treatment for the Physical Therapist - this course is available online and provides 6.5 CEU's.
Diagnosing and Managing Parkinson's Disease: Practical Strategies for the Federal Healthcare Professional
VHA National Desktop Library: available to staff VA-wide that provides full-text access to clinical textbooks, journals and databases.
International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society is a world-wide professional society invested in providing educational programs designed to advance scientific and clinical knowledge about movement disorders, and promotes research into the causes, prevention and treatment of same.
Parkinson's Disease Across the Lifespan: A Roadmap for Nurses an online course designed by Parkinson’s nurse specialists to help other nurses better understand how to deliver comprehensive care to people and families living with Parkinson’s disease.
Bunting-Perry, L. K. & Vernon, G.M., Comprehensive Nursing Care for Parkinson’s Disease, ISBN: 0826102379
American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, AANN Core Curriculum for Neuroscience Nursing, Fifth Edition, ISBN: 9780983132
Deep Brain Stimulation Management, 2nd Edition, Edited by William J. Marks, Jr. ISBN: 1107084253
|VA primary care providers or neurologists can refer veterans with movement disorder related issues to a PADRECC or Consortium Center using an inter-facility consult (IFC).
Go to Getting Care
Clinical Indications for the Use of Dopaminergic Functional Imaging
|National VA PD Consortium|
|The Consortium offers peer networking, mentorship, education and training. For VA clinicians with interest and expertise in movement disorders go to membership information
The VA Parkinson Report
A newsletter for the PADRECCs and the National VA PD Consortium.
A bi-monthly electronic newsletter for the PADRECCs and National VA PD Consortium.