CME Information

Management Of Parkinson's Disease 2012

Earn 4 Hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Time to Complete Activity:

2.0 hours per segment

Target Audience

This activity is intended for neurologists and other medical professionals with a specific interest in the management of Parkinson's Disease.

Learning Objectives:

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

Part 1 of 2

  • Define the possible pre-motor features of Parkinson's Disease
  • Explain why treatment for Parkinson's Disease should be considered at time of diagnosis
  • Provide a rationale for initiating therapy with the different pharmacologic agents
  • Discuss the options for treating patients who are experiencing "wearing off"
  • Define the options for treating patients who are experiencing dyskinesia

Part 2 of 2

  • Identify the contribution of the non-motor, non-dopamine features of Parkinson's Disease towards the development of cumulative disability
  • Discuss the different treatment options for depression
  • Identify treatment options for treating hallucinations
  • Identify treatment options for autonomic dysfunction in Parkinson's Disease
  • Discuss the place of diet, exercise, and support groups in the management of Parkinson's Disease

Activity Goal

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

Designation Statement

Ciné-Med, Inc. designates this educational activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

How to get CME 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.

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.

Disclosure statement

Ciné-Med, In accordance with the ACCME's Standards for Commercial Support, requires individuals with control over content to disclose to learners any relevant financial relationships(s). Faculty disclosures can be found on the Program page.