Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Australasian Neuroscience Nurses' Association

A non-profit organisation empowering nurses to unlock the future of neuroscience care


Medication treatments, Parkinson’s disease symptoms


The recording of the first webinar in the new ANNA Webinar Series is now available for viewing by members in the ANNA MEMBER PORTAL (login required)

Session Overview:

A better understanding of treatment medications for Parkinson’s Disease and their uses can directly improve a patient’s quality of life as well as their confidence in you as a clinician.

This session will provide an overview of the medications used in the treatment of Parkinson’s Disease. It will also highlight some of the practical tips in the prescribing, titration and administration of these medications.


About our Speaker: David Tsui

David Tsui is the Clinical Nurse Consultant in Parkinson’s & Movement Disorders at Westmead Hospital, NSW.  Since 2008, he has had extensive experience in the field of Movement Disorders. Completing the Masters of Nursing in 2014, he was endorsed as a Nurse Practitioner in 2017. Working in collaboration with a Neurologist in private practice, David provides a Nurse Practitioner led Deep Brain Stimulation clinic.

In addition to these specialized clinical roles, David is the tutor/marker for the Australian College of Nursing Post Graduate Certificate subject ‘Parkinson’s Care’, as he is a key author of this subject. He is also a guest lecturer at the University of Sydney.  Since 2016, David has been an integral committee member of the Movement Disorders Chapter of ANNA and is the current chairperson of the ANNA MDC.  His main area of interest is establishing the diagnostic value of comprehensive nursing assessments of a Parkinson’s nurse specialist.

CPD Information:

Webinar attendance and completion of the reflection tool can be included in your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) portfolio. A certificate will be issued after the webinar.

Access the recorded webinar in the ANNA member portal at this LINK. Member login required.

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