Event details:

Title: Parkinson’s Disease and its Management
Presenters / Topic: 
Management of Complex Parkinson’s Disease
presented by Dr Richard Blazé, Neurologist
Surgical Management of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders
presented by Mr Keith Gomes, Neuro Surgeon
Moderator: Prof Dominic Thyagarajan, Movement Disorder Neurologist
 Tuesday 16 November 2021
Time: 7.00pm – 8.15pm
Where: Zoom Webinar- dial in from your PC/laptop/mobile phone/tablet
Program: Presentation and Q&A


This GP education webinar is hosted by Epworth Richmond and moderated by Prof Dominic Thyagarajan, Movement Disorder Neurologist.

Topic 1: Management of Complex Parkinson’s Disease, presented by Dr Richard Blazé:

  • Clinical spectrum of Parkinson’s disease: Diagnostic considerations, Subtypes (non-motor symptoms etc) and Standard treatment early - mid-phase PD
  • Defining “advanced Parkinson’s disease” (or “complex-phase” Parkinson’s disease): Measuring advanced Parkinson’s disease
  • Introduce the concept of advanced therapies – Apomorphine, Duodopa and DBS

Topic 2: Surgical Management of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders, presented by Mr Keith Gomes:

  • Brief History of Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery
  • General Surgical Anatomy relevant to DBS
  • Patient Selection and Surgical Factors
  • Outcomes and Sequelae

The presentation will include the opportunity for panel Q&A.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify what constitutes advanced or complex Parkinson’s disease
  • Outline the available advanced therapies including how and when the different advanced therapies are implemented
  • Outline the surgical aspects for DBS to help patients understand the process
  • Identify possible sequalae that warrant further investigation and review


  • 2 CPD Activity points

Event Registration

To register, please click on the above link and provide the following details.  A zoom webinar link will then be sent directly to the email address you provided (if you do not receive a link to your inbox, we suggest checking your Spam and Junk folders).

  • First name and surname
  • RACGP number
  • Practice name
  • Practice suburb and postcode
  • Email address
  • Occupation

Please direct your enquiries to [email protected]

Download the event flyer for complete information.