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DBS Nurses advanced adults in UK/Sweden

Date: 20-21 October 2016   Venue: Lund, Sweden

This training program will be in English language.

Mrs. Törnqvist Jensen

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Mrs. Joint

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Course descrption

Advanced course for nurses on Deep Brain Stimulation for the treatment of movement disorders. The course includes classroom lectures, open discussions and programming workshops. This course addresses topics such as patient selection, counselling the patient family and caregivers, managing the side effects of the therapies, advanced programming.

Target audience

Nurses experienced in DBS for the treatment of movement disorders.

Learning objectives

At the end of this training participants will:

  • Help Select patients suitable for the DBS therapy for MD,
  • Progam the stimulator including using advanced modes of stimulation
  • Address patient concerns about the therapy,
  • Counsel the patient family and caregivers,
  • Help identify and manage side effects of the therapy
  • Understand some of the complexities around the DBS/medication interface
  • Follow-up patients

 

 

 

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