Event

Management of Postural Hypotension in Parkinson's


27 Sep 2021 16:45 - 18:15

Please note: There is restricted access to the live webinars. Access to the live webinars is for health professionals working in Parkinson's services and a limited number of Parkinson's charity representatives and pharmaceutical representatives. If you are not granted access to the live webinar, you will be able to review the footage, which will be posted on our website shortly after the webinar has been conducted.

Parkinson's Academy will host a live webinar on 27 September at 16:45 BST. You are invited to watch the webinar from your computer or tablet. We will be live for 1 hour 30 minutes via Zoom.

16:45 - 17:30 - Parkinson's Academy Webinar
17:30 - 18:15 - Kyowa Kirin Educational Satellite Symposium

Join Tracey Smith and Norman Kock to discuss the management of Postural Hypotension in Parkinson's. Discussion will include the causes, the observation and treatment of this drop in Blood Pressure.

  • Attendees will learn about both the pharmacological and practical management of Postural Hypotension in Parkinson’s
  • Attendees will learn about good practice in the assessment of Postural Hypotension including lying and standing blood pressure recording and bone density management
  • Experts will share the interventions to use to ensure that patients hospital stay is reduced
Daiga Heisters

Interim Head, Parkinson’s Academy

Tracey Smith

Parkinson’s Disease Nurse Specialist, East and North Herts NHS Trust

Dr Norman Kock

Consultant Neurologist, East and North Herts NHS Trust

CPD accreditation

We will apply for CPD accreditation from the Royal College of Physicians for Management of Postural Hypotension in Parkinson's. Please note that CPD approval does not include satellite symposia sessions.


This webinar has received sponsorship from Kyowa Kirin Limited. The first session in the webinar is designed and delivered by the Parkinson’s Academy and sponsored by Kyowa Kirin Limited; the sponsor has had no input into, or influence over the content or organisation of the session. The second session is a satellite symposium that is designed and delivered by Kyowa Kirin Limited.

Kyowa Kirin Educational Satellite Symposium:

Complex Case Studies in Parkinson’s Disease

This webinar is intended for UK healthcare professionals only. Please ensure you access the webinar in a quiet area using headphones and where screens are not readily visible to the general public.

Dr Robin Fackrell and Patsy Cotton will facilitate and share an interactive session on complex case studies in Parkinson’s Disease.

  • Attendees shall have the opportunity to understand and discuss interventions made by our clinical experts, from real world patient cases
  • Platform for learning and sharing best practice
  • An interactive environment where questions and thoughts can be posed/ shared
Dr Robin Fackrell

Consultant Physician & Specialist in Parkinson’s Disease & Related Disorders, Royal United Hospital, Bath

Patsy Cotton

Advanced Nurse Practitioner Movement Disorders/Parkinson's, NHS Greater Manchester Neurosciences Centre


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This webinar has received sponsorship from Kyowa Kirin Limited. The first session in the webinar is designed and delivered by the Parkinson’s Academy and sponsored by Kyowa Kirin Limited; the sponsor has had no input into, or influence over the content or organisation of the session. The second session is a satellite symposium that is designed and delivered by Kyowa Kirin Limited.

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