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UPCOMING WEBINAR: Driving Mr. Parkinson
8 July // 12:00 – 1:00 PM EDT
Guest speaker, Hannes Devos, PT, PhD
Hannes Devos, PT, PhD
Associate Professor. Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science
University of Kansas Medical Center
Upon completion of the webinar, learners will be able to:
- Discuss the legal and ethical implications of driving with Parkinson’s disease.
- Apply the most accurate screening tools for fitness-to-drive in Parkinson’s disease.
- Discuss the preliminary evidence of training programs to improve driving in Parkinson’s disease.
- Direct patients with Parkinson’s disease to specialized health care providers
This webinar follows the directives of the Archives of PM&R Information & Education Page: Decisions About Driving for Persons With Neurodegenerative Conditions
ABOUT HANNES DEVOS
Dr. Devos is Associate Professor of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science at the University of Kansas Medical Center. As clinician, he directs the Driving and Mobility Services clinic, which specializes in making fitness-to-drive recommendations for people with neurological conditions. His research interests are centered on virtual reality, driving, balance and gait, and cognitive workload. He has over 15 years of experience related to driving with Parkinson’s disease and published over 60 peer-reviewed journals on the topic. He is currently co-chair of the Parkinsonism and Related Disorders Task Force within ACRM.
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