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Overview

Parkinson’s disease results in substantial motor and non-motor symptoms which are disabling and distressing to the patient, family and society. This workshop provides participants with an evidence-based update on the understanding of the physiology of the movement disorders common in Parkinson’s, their assessments and management within a multidisciplinary setting. Physical, medical and psychological enablers and barriers to movement and mobility and strategies to overcome these barriers will be explored via lectures, practicals and case discussions.


Speakers / Trainers

What You’ll Learn

The course seeks to provide course participants with advance knowledge and skills in the assessment and management of spasticity and its impact of the functional outcomes of patients. Additionally, the course teaches participants strategies to improve patients’ adherence to exercise programmes.

At the completion of the workshop, the following objectives will be achieved:

Topics

Objectives

1) Mechanisms of Movement Disorders in Parkinson’s

Outline the movement disorders common to Parkinson’s and their mechanisms

2) Parkinsonian subtypes and their medical management

Identify the various subtypes of Parkinson’s and discuss their medical management

3) Physical assessment & management of Parkinson’s

Assess specific movement disorders in Parkinson’s

4) Managing Falls and Fear of falling

Discuss falls intervention strategies and their efficacy

5) Managing lack of motivation, mood and anxiety 

Teach patients and caregivers mindfulness strategies to optimise movement and mobility

6) Movement strategies training to improve movement and mobility in Parkinson’s

Teach patients and caregivers movement strategies to minimise freezing and optimise mobility

7) Interprofessional clinical decision-making across the continuum of care

Discuss the holistic management of patients and caregivers across the various disease stages from interprofessional perspectives. These include physical, psychological, dietary, and pharmacological aspects.

Who Should Attend

  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Rehabilitation Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Speech Therapists
  • Therapy Assistants / Therapy Support Associates
  • Rehabilitation Managers
  • Residents
  • Neurologists

Prerequisites

Participants are required to have a healthcare related qualification


Certificate and Assessment

A Certificate of Participation will be issued to participants who:

  • Attend 75% of the course, and
  • Pass the non-credit bearing assessment at the end of the course

A Certificate of Attainment will be issued to participants who:

  • Attend 75% of the course, and
  • Pass the credit bearing assessment at the end of the course

Schedule

Day 1

Time Topic Speakers
8:30am Registration
9:00am Movement Disorders and their mechanisms in Parkinson’s Professor Meg Morris, La Trobe University, Australia
9:30am Evidence-based update on the physical management of Movement Disorders in Parkinson’s Professor Meg Morris, La Trobe University, Australia
10:20am Teabreak and Networking
10:50am Evidence-based Gait & Falls Interventions in Parkinson’s Professor Meg Morris, La Trobe University, Australia
11:30am Differentiating the various Parkinsonian subtypes and their medical management Dr Lim Ee-Wei, Consultant, National Neuroscience Institute (Singapore General Hospital campus)
12:30pm Lunch and Networking
1:30pm Constraints and Barriers to Movement and Mobility Part 1: Managing Falls at Home (Practical) Mr David Zhang, Principal Occupational Therapist, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
3:00pm Teabreak and Networking
3:15pm

Constraints and Barriers to Movement and Mobility Part 2: Managing lack of motivation and anxiety through mindfulness practice (Practical)

Dr Kinjal Doshi, Principal Clinical Neuropsychologist, Singapore General Hospital
5:15pm Q & A
5:30pm End of Day

 

Day 2

Time Topic Speakers
8:30am Registration and Recap
9:00am Assessment of Movement Disorders in Parkinson’s (Lecture, Practical & Patient demonstration) Professor Meg Morris, La Trobe University, Australia
10:30am Teabreak and Networking
11:00am Movement Strategies Training for Parkinson’s targeting movement and mobility issues (Practical & patient demonstration) Professor Meg Morris, La Trobe University, Australia
12:30pm Lunch and Networking
1:30pm Interprofessional clinical decision-making across the continuum of care in Parkinson’s – Learning via case studies (Group Activity) Multidisciplinary team
3:00pm Teabreak and Networking
3:15pm Interprofessional clinical decision-making across the continuum of care in Parkinson’s – Learning via case studies (Group Activity) Multidisciplinary team
4:30pm Assessment, Question & Answer, Summary
5:30pm End of Day

Fees

Category Full Fee After SF Funding After SF Mid-Career
Enhanced Subsidy
Singapore Citizen (Below 40) / Singapore PR $1,284.00 $385.20 Not Eligible
Singapore Citizen (40 & above) $1,284.00 $385.20 $145.20
Non-Singaporeans $1,284.00 Not Eligible Not Eligible

Note:
  • All figures include GST. GST applies to individuals and Singapore-registered companies.
  • You can opt for either SF Series Funding or Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy. Both cannot be combined.

»  Learn more about funding types available

Terms & Conditions:

SkillsFuture Funding


In order to be eligible for the 70% training grant awarded by SkillsFuture, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:
  1.  Be a Singaporean Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident
  2.  Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy

To be eligible for the 90% enhanced subsidy awarded, applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) must:
  1.  Be a Singaporean Citizen
  2.  Be at least 40 years old
  3.  Not receive any other funding from government sources in respect of the actual grant disbursed for the programme

SIT reserves the right to collect the balance of the programme fees (i.e. the potential grant amount) directly from the applicants (and/or their sponsoring organisations where applicable) should the above requirements not be fulfilled.

SIT reserves the right to make changes to published course information, including dates, times, venues, fees and instructors without prior notice.

Key Info

Venue SIT@Dover, 10 Dover Drive, Singapore 138683 SR 4A, Academic Plaza
Time 08:30 AM to 05:30 PM
Date 07 Sep 2018 (Fri) to
08 Sep 2018 (Sat)

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