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Tuesday, July 12, 2016

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

Presented by Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) as part of the Nurse Webinar Series

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Includes complimentary CEUs

Are you a nurse or health professional working with people who have Parkinson’s disease? Learn about the latest innovations in Parkinson’s care through the PDF Nurse Webinar Series, designed for and by Scholars of The Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Program (EJS-VNF) at PDF. Scholars of this program represent an innovative network of nurse educators who are working with PDF to advance research, care and nursing education. The series supports their ongoing education and collaboration. Other professionals who share these goals are invited to join the series.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Understand the benefits of a nurse-managed Parkinson’s specialty center;
  • Discuss lessons learned in establishing a telehealth center for Parkinson’s;
  • Describe several health disparities among people with Parkinson’s;
  • Identify strategies nurses can use to address health disparities in Parkinson’s; and,
  • Recognize the availability of the Parkinson’s module on the Quality and Safety in Nursing Education (QSEN) website as a tool for nurse faculty and students.


Ingrid Pretzer-Aboff, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the School of Nursing at University of Delaware College of Health Sciences, and in 2010 she received the first EJS-VNF Alumni Award. Since completing her research in a home exercise program for Parkinson’s, Pretzer-Aboff established a group exercise program for those with Parkinson’s, assists with a Parkinson’s support group, helped establish an alliance of support groups in Delaware and presented posters on her work at multiple international Parkinson’s Congresses.
Geralyn Altmiller, EdD, APRN, ACNS-BC, is an associate professor at the College of New Jersey and a clinical specialist at Albert Einstein Medical Center, and in 2015 received the EJS-VNF Alumni Award. Altmiller is the author of “An Unfolding Case Study: Applying the QSEN Competencies to the Care of Patients with Parkinson’s disease.”
Joshua Limon is a recent graduate of the College of New Jersey with a bachelor’s degree in Nursing. He works in the Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit at Duke University Hospital in North Carolina.

PLEASE NOTE: This web seminar is being hosted by the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, and registration will be handled through their website,

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.

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