How familiar is your staff with not only the motor symptoms that affect Parkinson’s Disease Residents; but also the non-motor? Do you have residents experiencing hallucinations and delusions in your facility? How does your team determine the care required for these resident’s? Join us for this presentation and find some answers to these questions and more.
- Recognize the motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease
- Discuss hallucinations and delusions as non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease
- Examine the role of the treatment team in identifying and treating hallucinations and delusions associated with Parkinson’s disease psychosis in long term care residents throughout their care transitions
Deborah Wasano RN, BSN, PHN
Undergrad: University of San Diego & Graduate School UNC
Deb is a National Account Manager for Acadia Pharmaceuticals. She has been with Acadia for 5 years. Deb clinically has run an ER and NICU/Life Flight in San Diego.Deb now specializes in Parkinson’s Disease & Psychosis. She wrote/developed the Parkinson’s Disease Care Plan that is currently endorsed by NADONA & in Point Click Care.Deb now specializes in Parkinson’s Disease & Psychosis. She wrote/developed the Parkinson’s Disease Care Plan that is currently endorsed by NADONA & in Point Click Care. Deb is part of a large Parkinson’s Disease Support Group and learns something new about Parkinson’s Disease from Patients every day.