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Distance Learning: Parkinson's Update

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Presenter: John Morgan, MD, PhD, Movement Disorders Program, NPF Center of Excellence, Department of Neurology, Medical College of Georgia

Sponsor: Statewide AHEC Network Program Office

Session Description:
Dr. Morgan will discuss the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s disease (PD). He will highlight signs and symptoms, differential diagnosis, current treatment and future therapies.

Session Objectives:
Session participants will learn about:

  • The symtoms and signs of Parkinson's disease
  • The differential diagnosis of PD
  • Medical and non-medical therapies that can aid patients with PD
  • Current and upcoming research in PD

Technology Requirements:
Participants registering for programs should have access to the following technology for best viewing and participation:

  • Personal computer with Macintosh or Windows with 512 MB of RAM
  • Broadband internet connection such as an office LAN, DSL, or cable modem
  • Phone next to personal computer (or speaker phone if multiple people are viewing)
  • Computer speakers (built-in or attached)
  • Latest version of Adobe Flash which can be downloaded for free at