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 launched in 2002, Allied Team Training for Parkinson’s (ATTP®) helps 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 3-4 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 people with Parkinson’s and care givers
- 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 professions for training:
- Nurse Practitioners
- Physician Assistants
- Occupational Therapists
- Speech Language Pathologists
- Physical Therapists
- Social Workers
Registration rates include all sessions, course materials, breakfast snack, lunch and breaks.
Registration Fee: $500 USD (per person)
Teams of 3 or more: $450.00 USD (per person)
MD Fellows: Complimentary
Students: Complimentary *
*NOTE: Complimentary student access is limited to 2 students per each listed discipline track and must be a full time student which is unlicensed in the discipline track for which you're applying.
ATTP® has been developed to increase knowledge of Parkinson’s disease (PD) and build capacity for comprehensive interprofessional care in the treatment of the disease. Our ATTP faculty consists of an interdisciplinary team specialized in treating PD as leaders in their perspective disciplines. Check out what they have to say about ATTP.
For more insights on this topic, listen to our podcast episode “A Multidisciplinary Approach to PD”.