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Past, Present and Future of Parkinson's Disease Presentation and Management
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Past, Present and Future of Parkinson's Disease Presentation and Management

Sponsored by Orange County District, CPTA

When: 5/7/2015
6:00 PM
Where: Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center
9920 Talbert Ave
Conference Rooms A-D
Fountain Valley, CA  92708
United States
Presenter: Mindy Bixby, DO
Contact: Patricia Brown

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Course Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Able to synthesize knowledge of Parkinson's disease motor and non-motor symptoms to optimally participate as a member of the health care team.
  • Able to recognize clinical symptoms of Parkinson's disease to facilitate appropriate referrals to a Neurologist.
  • Become familiar with options for exercise and rehabilitation of persons with Parkinson's disease.
  • Provide tools for optimizing communication between physician and physical therapist.
  • Become familiar with recent and future advances in the management of Parkinson's disease.


Dr. Mindy Bixby received her Doctorate of Osteopathy from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in California. She completed her residency in neurology at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. Dr. Bixby remained at Georgetown-National Rehabilitation Hospital for her fellowship in Neurorehabilitation and completed a second fellowship in Movement Disorders at Georgetown University Hospital. She is the clinical co-director of the American Parkinson’s Disease Association and Referral Center of Orange County. Her clinical experience includes caring for patients at all levels of Parkinson’s disease with a multidisciplinary approach including medical management, physical, occupational and speech therapy.



6:00 to 6:30 pm    Registration and mixer
6:30                     Dinner
7:00 to 8:00          Educational Program; "Past, Present and Future of Parkinson's Disease Presentation and                                          Management"
8:00-8:30              Business Meeting



$20 APTA Members; $25 for prospective members; $0 for students



RSVP to by 12 pm Monday, May 1, 2015

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