Vancouver, BC, Canada
April 4 - 6, 2018
(3 days on site training)
Organized in collaboration with the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
The Parkinson's Foundation is committed to working with healthcare professionals to improve the way care is delivered to families affected by Parkinson's disease.
Through our signature program, Allied Team Training for Parkinson’s (ATTP™), medical professionals from diverse disciplines learn the best techniques in Parkinson's disease care through a dynamic team-based approach designed to deliver the right interprofessional, patient-centered care at the right time throughout the continuum of care. This dynamic, interactive course features a combination of online courses and an intensive 3-day curriculum including:
- CME/CEU credit for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses and allied health professionals
- Online educational prerequisites
- Interactive case presentations & care planning with live patients
- Discipline specific breakout sessions
- Interdisciplinary team development sessions
- Patient and caregiver panels
- Individual and team planning for linking back to the workplace
- Opportunity to network with regional and national health professionals
Who can benefit
The program currently targets the following eight professions for training:
- Nurse Practitioners
- Physician Assistants
- Occupational Therapists
- Speech Language Therapists
- Physical Therapists
- Social Workers
About the Program
Registration Fee (USD) for ATTP Vancouver:
$450 (USD) per person (MDS members)
$500 (USD) per person (non-MDS members)
$400 (USD) per person (team of 3 or more representing at least 2 disciplines from the same facility)
Registration rates include all sessions, course materials, lunch and breaks.
Registration for ATTP Vancouver includes one year of free MDS Associate membership for eligible non-members (those who are not already members of the MDS – this is a $100 (USD) value).
Registration rates include all sessions, course materials, lunch, and breaks.
British Columbia Medical and Allied Health Professionals Scholarship - The Parkinson Society British Columbia are generously providing registration and travel scholarships offered exclusively to the British Columbia community (resident restrictions apply).
“The training has and will continue to impact me and our team professionally. It has opened my eyes to new ideas and the need for more interdisciplinary care at all levels.”
– Occupational Therapist
“There was an overwhelming wealth of information that was so comprehensive, research-based, multidisciplinary and communicated in an organized concise manner. Outstanding!”
– Physical Therapist
“The ATTP will change my group practice and how we interact as a team. Better teams mean better care…ATTP has created the “vehicle to drive” as a team in the achievement of our goal [for better care].”