CME Information

Impulse Control Disorders in Parkinson's
Disease 2012

Earn 2 Hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Time to Complete Activity:

2.0 hours

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:

  • Demonstrate awareness of impulse control disorders, punding and dopamine dysregulation syndrome (DDS) in Parkinson’s disease
  • Describe the epidemiology and underlying pathology of these disorders
  • Explain the risk/benefit of levodopa and dopamine agonist therapy
  • Describe assessment and management strategies for ICDs and punding to enhance patient outcomes

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 2.0 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). 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 Program page.

Legal Disclaimer

The opinions expressed in this continuing medical education activity are those of the faculty and do not represent those of Ciné-Med, Inc., its affiliates or its employees. The information provided is for general medical education purposes only. The information is not warranted to be inclusive of all approaches to a medical issue or exclusive of other methods for obtaining the same result. The material is not meant to substitute for the independent professional judgment of a physician or other health care professional relative to diagnostic and treatment options for a specific patient’s medical condition. Ciné-Med, Inc. does not warrant the completeness, accuracy, or usefulness of any opinions, options, advice, services, or other information provided through this activity. In no event will Ciné-Med, Inc., its employees or its affiliates be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this activity.
This continuing medical education activity is jointly sponsored by Ciné-Med Inc. and Peer Health Communications.