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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

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

Presented by Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) as part of their Parkinson’s Disease ExpertBriefings series.

Register now for FREE

Includes complimentary CEUs

Do you have trouble falling asleep? Sleep problems are common in Parkinson’s disease (PD), but the good news is there are strategies people with PD can use to cope with its effects. Learn more by joining a one-hour PDF online seminar.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Recognize most common sleep problems associated with PD;
  • Understand approaches for diagnosing sleep disorders in PD; and,
  • Discuss available treatments for poor sleep and daytime sleepiness in PD.

Presenter

Photo of Aleksandar VidenovicAleksandar Videnovic, M.D., M.Sc., is assistant professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, in Boston, where he diagnoses and treats PD and its related sleep issues. In 2007, he was the first recipient of a three-year PDF/American Brain Foundation Clinician-Scientist Award to study circadian rhythms and PD. His study was published in 2014 and is summarized here.

 

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

Please Note: This web seminar is being hosted by the Parkinson’s Disease 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.

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