Released: 01/14/2020 Expires: 07/31/2021 (subject to change)
CE for this activity will not be available after this date.
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disease next to Alzheimer’s disease, affecting nearly 1 million Americans. However, management of PD can be challenging for healthcare providers due to its progressive nature and patient specific non-motor features that can develop. Join an expert nurse practitioner as she provides case studies, personal experiences, and other evidence-based guidelines for NPs to understand and appropriately manage Parkinson’s disease.CE Credit Instructions
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Explain the disease progression, comorbidities, and burden of Parkinson’s Disease
Develop an effective management plan that incorporates current and emerging therapies for Parkinson’s Disease
Discuss recent evidence that indicates deep brain stimulation (DBS) may slow disease progression in Parkinson’s Disease
Integrate a holistic, patient-centered approach to the care of patients with Parkinson’s Disease
Kathleen T. McCoy, DNSc, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, FNP-BC, FAANPDisclosure
This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies. Dr. Kathleen T. McCoy has the following disclosures Consultant: Neurocrine, Luye Pharma, Eisai, Avanir This educational activity may contain opinions of the authors from their personal experience. The activity may contain discussion of published and/ or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings. Further, attendees/ participants should appraise the information presented critically and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for any product or device mentioned in this program. Additional Information
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1 Contact Hour(s) of CE, 0.5 of which may be applied towards Pharmacology
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