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Marijuana and Parkinson’s Disease: What Do We Really Know?

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Start : 10:00 AM (Pacific)
End : 11:00 AM (Pacific)

Presented by Parkinson’s Foundation as part of their Expert Briefings series.

Register now for FREE

Includes complimentary CEUs

Learn more about marijuana and Parkinson’s Disease (PD) by joining a one-hour Parkinson’s Foundation online seminar led by Benzi M. Kluger, M.D., M.S, associate professor, Neurology, University of Colorado Hospital.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Understand the issues experienced by people who develop Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis (PDP);
  • Review the basic science underlying the potential of cannabinoids to affect Parkinson’s and other movement disorders;
  • Understand the current state of the evidence of cannabinoids as a treatment for Parkinson’s; and,
  • Know the most common side effects of cannabinoid-based therapies.

Presenter

Photo of Benzi KlugerDr. Benzi Kluger is associate professor of Neurology and Psychiatry, Movement Disorders Section and director of the Palliative Care Section in the Department of Neurology at the University of Colorado. Dr. Kluger sees patients in the clinic and directs a very active research program working toward improving therapies for nonmotor symptoms of Parkinson’s (e.g. fatigue, dementia) and improving standards of care for patients and caregivers through supportive and palliative care models.

 

Please Note: This web seminar is being hosted by the Parkinson’s Foundation, and registration will be handled through their website, www.pdf.org.

Questions about registration? Call the PDF at 800-457-6676.

Questions about CEUs? Call ASA at 415-974-9628.

Have technical issues? Call NetBriefings at 866-225-1532.

*This web seminar is approved for AoTA contact hours in addition to CEUs approved for all ASA web seminars.

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