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Digital Seminar

Parkinson’s Disease: Current Pharmacologic Methods of Treatment


Speaker:
Ebonye Green, MNSc, ACNPC-AG, CNRN, SCRN, APRN, FNCS
Duration:
2 Hours 01 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Apr 20, 2023
Product Code:
POS078557
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

Parkinson disease is a heterogeneous disease with rapidly and slowly progressive forms. Treatment involves pharmacologic approaches (typically with levodopa preparations prescribed with or without other medications) and nonpharmacologic approaches (such as exercise and physical, occupational, and speech therapies). Our emphasis in this training session will be on current evidence to guide medication selection. Approaches such as deep brain stimulation and treatment with levodopa-carbidopa enteral suspension can help individuals with medication-resistance tremor, worsening symptoms when the medication wears off, and dyskinesias.

Credits

Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.



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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after passing the online post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, and others.

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* Credit Note - ---

Earn up to 2.0 CE hours. Please see below, for more details, as credit amounts vary by state and profession. 


Pharmacology Nurse Practitioners

This self-study program offers 120 instructional minutes of pharmacology content which is designed to qualify for 2.0 contact hours toward your pharmacology requirement. 


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 2.0 contact hours. Expires: 03/16/2026.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 2.0 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Florida Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 2.0 self-study contact hours.

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Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 2.0 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME such as PESI. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 2.0 hours for completing this self-study program. This activity was originally recorded on 4/20/2023. It was last reviewed on 3/27/2023 and is valid until 03/27/2026

 

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.


Physicians

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. This activity was originally recorded on 4/20/2023. It was last reviewed on 3/27/2023 and is valid until 03/27/2026.

 

Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. You are required to successfully complete and submit a post-test prior to receiving a certificate of completion.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 2.0 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



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Speaker

Ebonye Green, MNSc, ACNPC-AG, CNRN, SCRN, APRN, FNCS's Profile

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Ebonye Green, MNSc, ACNPC-AG, CNRN, SCRN, APRN, FNCS, has been an inpatient advanced practice registered nurse for the College of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences since 2013. She previously worked as a staff nurse and as a travel nurse, working in some of the country’s top neurosurgical intensive units and Gamma Knife, including Washington Hospital Center and Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Ebonye is passionate about contributing to her specialty and professional associations and organizations. She is a member of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses and serves as a Director at Large on their Board of Directors, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Director at Large for Arkansas Nurse Practitioner Association, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, American Association of Neurosurgical Surgeons, Neurocritical Care Society, is Co-Chair of the Women in Neurocritical Care Advanced Practice Leadership Committee, and is also a Fellow of the Neurocritical Care Society. Ebonye is passionate about educating staff to grow their knowledge to better care for our patients and families.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Ebonye Green has an employment relationship with the University of Arkansas. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Ebonye Green is a member of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.


Additional Info

Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.

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Objectives

  1. Develop a predication model for diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease based on presentations in primary care.
  2. Describe the current treatment options of Parkinson’s Disease.
  3. Analyze nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic methods of treatment of Parkinson’s.
  4. Evaluate deep brain stimulation and treatment with levodopa-carbidopa enteral suspension to help individuals with medication-resistant tremor, worsening symptoms when the medication wears off, and dyskinesias.

Outline

Clinical Significance
  • Defined primarily by motor symptoms including tremor, bradykinesia and akinesia
  • May demonstrate non-motor symptoms such as cognitive decline, depression, anxiety, sleep disturbance and dysautonomia
  • Dopaminergic medications and deep brain stimulation for motor symptom treatment
Clinical Presentation to Guide Pharmacological Decisions
  • Assessment
  • Imaging
  • Co-morbidities
Evidence Based Treatments
  • Medications
  • Nonpharmacy
  • Surgeries
  • Rehab

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