Online: Newly Diagnosed: Living Your Best Life with Parkinson’s
Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 1:00pm ET
Jenna Iseringhausen BSN, RN
NYU Langone Marlene and Paulo Fresco Institute for Parkinson's and Movement Disorders (Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence)
Jenna Iseringhausen BSN, RN, is the Faculty Group Practice Nurse and PF Center of Excellence Coordinator at the NYU Langone Marlene and Paolo Fresco Institute for Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at The Ohio State University. Jenna has previous experience as the DBS Nurse Clinical Coordinator at Mount Sinai where she was first introduced to the Parkinson’s disease population. She immediately found her passion in caring for those with movement disorders and the importance of a holistic and interdisciplinary approach to care. Jenna integrates her passion into the day-to-day approach to care with both patients and caregivers. She leads a psychoeducational support group for patients and caregivers, organizes monthly interdisciplinary rounds discussing patient cases, as well as arranges educational seminars for the physicians, administrators, and supportive staff. She is involved in current studies within the Fresco Institute and helps continue the education and advancement to the division to allow for compassionate, safe, and efficient patient care. Jenna is also an active nurse faculty member of the Parkinson’s Foundation Allied Team Training for Parkinson’s.
- Understand the importance of patient education, support, and development from point of diagnosis
- Gain knowledge and raise awareness of preventing and monitoring for caregiver burden
- Understand the palliative care model in Parkinson’s disease
- Understand the interdisciplinary team approach to care
The Newly Diagnosed webinar will discuss how each newly diagnosed patient is different from another. In this webinar we will discuss the assessment and awareness necessary as a provider to understand each unique patient’s background, life stage, and social status in order to deliver the most optimal support. We will discuss the palliative care model in Parkinson’s disease as well as the interdisciplinary approach and initiating at time of diagnosis. This provides not only support to the patient but can help prevent caregiver burden and strain.