Palliative Care considerations in Parkinson’s

NOW AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING ON DEMAND

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:

This session will look at the considerations and challenges of providing Palliative care for our patients living with Parkinson’s. We will explore the global attitudes to palliative care and consider how this shapes local responses. The presentation will highlight the role Parkinson’s /Movement disorder Nurses have in supporting our patients and in shaping the model of Palliative care for people living with Parkinson’s.

About Speaker:
Victor McConvey has been a Nurse for 30 years and has worked in the area of Neurology for the past 20 years. Victor has worked in clinical management and service development positions in both Australia and the United Kingdom, including establishing the Parkinson’s Nurse Specialist position in Leeds (UK).

Victor is currently employed as the Clinical Nurse Consultant and Manager of the State-wide Health information and education service at Parkinson’s Victoria. In this role he works across the state educating health care professionals about Parkinsons and working with consumers on managing symptoms and improving self management. Victor is currently the chair of the International Movement Disorder Societies Task force on Palliative care leads the Health Care Professional section of the society. Victor is also a member of Clinical Advisory team of PD PAL a trans- European study developing new standards of Palliative care in Parkinson’s.

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.

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