On-demand Parkinson's Foundation MasterClass
The Parkinson's Foundation MasterClass is specifically designed to give participants a solid grounding in the knowledge and skills they need to practice in this clinical area. This year, as a response to both your continued interest in specialist education and the challenges wrought by the coronavirus pandemic, we are providing our first full MasterClass virtually and on demand. With over 17 years of experience delivering Parkinsons Education, we bring you a new way to learn.
Who is this course for?
It is suitable for anyone looking to improve their understanding of Parkinson's - its diagnosis, management, and treatment. It is particularly appropriate for non-final year registrars, old age psychiatry registrars, Parkinson’s nurses within the first 18 months of post, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, pharmacists, clinical fellows, and clinical lecturers and GPwER.
This course is now for international applicants only. If you are a healthcare professional working in the UK, please register for our live Foundation MasterClass 41 in October.
Once your application is approved you will have access to a range of pre-course reading. The course is comprised of 12 sessions totalling 14 hours of learning that can be accessed on demand at a time to suit you. Upon completion of all sessions you will also receive a certificate to add to your portfolio.
Parkinson's Academy's Academic Director Dr Peter Fletcher, introduces the course below:
Course cost and how to apply
The course cost is £400 inc VAT. To apply please complete the form on our website. We will be in touch with you once your application is approved, and your log-in details for the course will be provided upon receipt of the course fee.
If you have any questions about this course or would like more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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SpeakersDr Peter Fletcher
Consultant care of the elderly physician, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Dr James Fisher
Consultant geriatrician, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Dr Ross Dunne
Consultant old age psychiatrist, Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust Dr Chandrasekhara Padmakumar
Consultant Geriatrician & Clinical Leader Aged Care, John Hunter Hospital Dr Sarah Marrinan
Consultant inmedicine for the elderly Rachel Thompson
Consultant admiral nurse, Lewy Body Society Dr Lara Teare
Clinical lead for neurology, University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire Dr Richard Genever
Consultant physician & movement disorders lead, Chesterfield Royal Hospital Dr Christopher Kobylecki
Consultant neurologist, Manchester Centre for Clinical Neurosciences, Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust Dr Ed Richfield
Consultant in elderly medicine, North Bristol NHS Trust
'The things you can't get from the books'
Parkinson's Academy, our original and longest running Academy, houses 20 years of inspirational projects, resources, and evidence for improving outcomes for people with Parkinson's. Led by co-founder and educational director Dr Peter Fletcher, the Academy has a truly collegiate feel and prides itself on delivering 'the things you can't get from books' - a practical learning model which inspires all Neurology Academy courses.