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Dr Arup Bhattacharya and Ms Sheree Ambrosini on behalf of

The Goulburn Valley Movement Disorder Service and the Darnley Montgomery Foundation present the:

5th Annual Shepparton Parkinson’s Conference

Date: 29th Nov, 2019 - Friday

Venue: GV Hotel, Shepparton 223 High Street, Shepparton.  3630

 

Theme: Parkinson’s disease - ‘How far have we come in 200 years? ‘

Early Morning Session:

8.00 - 8.30 am: Registration

8.30 am: Welcome: Dr Arup Bhattacharya

8.40 am: Address : Denice Robertson (Darnley Montgomery Foundation)

8.50 – 9.25 am : Parkinson’s disease - the cause – ‘are we able to explain it better now?’

– Prof Malcolm Horne - Florey Neurosciences Institute

9.25 - 9.30 am: Questions

9.30 – 10.05 am: ‘Recent developments in Parkinson’s Disease – are our patients feeling any better?’

Prof. Tissa Wijeratne - Head of Neurology – Western General Hospital

10.05 – 10.15: Questions

10.15 – 10.30: Morning Coffee break

 

Late morning session:

10.30 – 11.05: ‘Management decisions in Parkinson’s – when treatment becomes difficult '.

Prof Steve Collins – Neurologist, Bendigo.

11.05 – 11.10: Questions

11.10 – 11.45: ‘The non-motor symptoms in PD – the dark side of the moon'

Dr Jeff Blackie – Neurologist, Hunter New England.

11.45 – 11.50: Questions

11.50 – 13.00: Lunch

Early afternoon session:

13.00 – 13.40: Cognitive issues in Parkinson’s – how do they affect our patients in their day-to-day lives?

Dr Nicholas Bradfield – Clinical Neuropsychologist, Melbourne.

13.40 – 13.45: Questions

13.45 – 1400: Break

14.00 – 14.35 ‘The role of exercise in Parkinson’s – what and how much?’

A/Prof Jennifer McGinley – Head of Physiotherapy, Uni of Melbourne

14.35 - 14.45 Questions

14.45 – 15.15 Coffee break

15. 15. –15. 45: ‘The role of diet in Parkinson’s disease’

Ms Wendy Swan - APD, GV Health and Shepparton Private Hospital

15.45 – 15.50: Questions

15.50 – 16.20: ‘What do our patients ask us and what do they really want to know?’

Ms Sheree Ambrosini - Nurse Practitioner , Goulburn Valley Movement Disorder Service and Shepparton Private Hospital

16.20 – 16.30: Questions

 

16.30 : Closing remarks and close 

Tickets

$75 Health Professionals $10 all Students FREE for those with Parkinson’s, family and community

Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea provided

All day tea and coffee available

BOOKINGS:

Please RSVP via electronic booking:

https://www.trybooking.com/BEEYY

Questions:

Please contact:

Nikki McConnell -Movement Disorder Nurse on 1800 222 582 option 4

Or

Sheree Ambrosini – Nurse Practitioner (Wed to Fri) on 5832 1393