Parkinson’s Disease Update: Symptom Recognition, Diagnosis, and Latest Treatment Options – 1 September

Western Victoria PHN, on behalf of the federally funded Movement Disorder Pilot, invite you to join us for dinner and an education session, with Dr Michael Ellar, Movement Disorder Neurologist. The session will focus on diagnosis, symptom management of Parkinson’s Disease and the latest treatment options.

Learning outcome:

  • Increase awareness of the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and diagnosis
  • Develop an understanding of treatments of Parkinson’s
  • Gain an understanding of the range and indications for Advanced and Continuous therapies to manage Parkinson’s
  • Update on local resources and referral pathways

You will also have the opportunity to meet Kate Lawrence, the Movement Disorder nurse based at South West Healthcare and hear about this new role and referral pathways. Victor McConvey, Manager Health Team, Clinical and Support Services, Clinical Nurse Consultant, from Fight Parkinson’s will host the event.

Event topics:

  • The symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and diagnosis
  • Parkinson’s disease latest treatment options
  • Advanced and Continuous therapies to manage Parkinson’s
  • Local resources and referral pathways


  • Dr Michael Ellar –  Movement Disorder Neurologist

Capacity: Limited spots of 25


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Last modified: 25 July, 2022

Event details


Cut off date

  • August 25, 2022 5:00 pm


  • Lady Bay Resort
    2 Pertobe Road,
    Warrnambool 3280