Parkinson's Disease in the Crossfire 2012:
Focus on Nurses and Physician Assistants

Earn 2 Hours of CE Credit

To earn 2 hours of credit for this activity, please view the Entire Program and click on CE Evaluation and Post-Test.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe early symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease
  • Identify the stages of PD progression
  • Discuss the importance of early diagnosis, the need to treat early, and the effect on long-term mono and adjunct treatment strategies
  • Identify pharmacological, non-pharmacological, and surgical treatment options for both motor and non-motor complications
  • Identify issues, such as impulse control disorders, and outline ways of empowering caregivers

Activity Goal
This activity is designed to address the following ABMS / IOM competencies: Patient Care and Medical Knowledge.

Physician Designation Statement
Ciné-Med, Inc. designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physician assistants can claim AMA Category 1 Credit(s).

How to get CE credit
To receive credit, participants must view the webcast or DVD, register on this site, and successfully complete the post-test and evaluation (successful passing grade >70%). Certificates can be printed on line. Time to Complete Activity: 2 hours

Target Audience
This activity is intended for neurology nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other medical professionals with a specific interest in the management of Parkinson’s Disease.

Release Date: July 16, 2012 Expiration Date: July 16, 2014

Physician Accreditation
This educational activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Ciné-Med, Inc. and Peer Health Communications. Ciné-Med, Inc. is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Nurse Accreditation
Ciné-Med is accredited as a provider of continuing nurse education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is approved for 2.0 contact hours for nurses.

Disclosure statement
Ciné-Med, Inc., in accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support, requires individuals with control over content to disclose to learners any relevant financial relationship(s). All Ciné-Med and Peer Health employees in control of content have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. Faculty disclosures can be found on the Faculty page

 

Parkinson's Disease in the Crossfire 2011:
Focus on Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants

Earn 2 Hours of CE Credit

To earn 2 hours of credit for this activity, please view the
Entire Program and click on CE Evaluation and Post-Test.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, participants should be able to:

  • Create awareness of early pre-clinical and non-motor features of Parkinson’s Disease
  • Identify issues associated with early PD diagnosis and management through to end-of-life care
  • Describe and clinically determine the stages of PD progression
  • Identify pharmacological, non-pharmacological, and surgical treatment options for both motor and non-motor complications
  • Identify and treat medically related challenges to maximize quality of life in PD
  • Recognize issues related to common complications in PD, especially those involving disease progression and complications of PD therapy

Physician Designation Statement
Ciné-Med, Inc. designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Physician assistants can claim AMA Category 1 Credit(s).

How to get CE credit
To receive credit, participants must view the webcast or DVD, register on this site, and successfully complete the post-test and evaluation (successful passing grade >70%). Certificates can be printed on line.
Time to Complete Activity: 2 hours

Target Audience
This activity is intended for neurology nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other medical professionals with a specific interest in the management of Parkinson’s Disease.

Release Date: August 30, 2011
Expiration Date: August 30, 2013

Physician Accreditation
This educational activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Ciné-Med, Inc. and Peer Health Communications. Ciné-Med, Inc. is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Nurse Practitioner Accreditation
This program is approved for 2.0 contact hours of continuing education by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Program ID 1108240. This program was planned in accordance with the AANP CE Standards and Policies and AANP Commercial Support Standards.

Disclosure statement
Ciné-Med, Inc., in accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support, requires individuals with control over content to disclose to learners any relevant financial relationship(s). All Ciné-Med employees in control of content have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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