Personalizing Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease: What Can You Do to Manage Off Episodes in Your Patients?
Thursday, September 23, 2021
8:00PM – 9:00PM ET
Please note this TeleECHO program is 8:00PM Eastern, 7:00PM, Central, 6:00PM Mountain and 5:00PM Pacific.
This live virtual TeleECHO program will explore the management of off episodes in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Interactive case studies presented by expert faculty will evaluate pharmacologic approaches to reduce daily off time, including the efficacy and safety of on-demand therapies. Engaging whiteboard animation will review the pathophysiology of off episodes and the mechanism of action of treatment options.
Rajesh Pahwa, MD
Laverne and Joyce Rider Professor of Neurology
Chief of the Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Division
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS
After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:
- Discriminate between the various motor and non-motor “off” phenomena and their underlying developmental mechanisms
- Contrast the distinct mechanisms of action and clinical profiles of therapeutic strategies for treating “off” states
- Develop communication skills that can reveal the presence of “off” episodes
This educational activity is intended for U.S.-based neurologists and movement disorder specialists involved in the management of patients with PD.
Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
Med Learning Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live activity.
NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION
This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the long-term treatment and management of patients with PD.
1.0 ANCC Contact Hour
Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Awarded 1.0 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.
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This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to utilize this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.
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