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030 - Pharmacology: Parkinson's, Movement Disorders, and Neuro Drugs

‐ Sep 26, 2018 4:00pm

Credits: None available.

This session provides an update on movement disorders such as dystonia, Tourette’s syndrome, restless leg syndrome, Huntington’s disease, and essential tremors. The main focus is on Parkinson’s disease, including pathophysiology, causes, symptoms, medications, and treatment.

Continuing Education Instructions and Disclosure Information

Contact hours available until 9/29/2020.

Requirements for Successful Completion:

Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation. You will be able to print your CNE certificate at any time after you complete the evaluation.

Conferences Committee Disclosures:

Melissa Batchelor-Murphy discloses that she serves as a consultant for MBM Consulting, LLC.

Speakers Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

Fahd Amjad discloses that he is a member of the speakers’ bureau for Arcadia. He also discloses consulting and research funding for the following: AbbVie, Merz, Acadia, Adamas, Lundbeck, UCB, TEVA. 

There are no other disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:

This session is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (GAPNA).

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5387.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this learning activity, the participant will be able identify categories of medications used in treatment of movement disorders and understand the pharmacology of the medications used for Parkinson's disease.


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Valisa Saunders
5/6/19 2:15 am

It was often not possible to hear the questions that were being asked in the audience. The first speaker repeated some of the questions, but we can't hear all on the recordning. With the second speaker the problem was worse as he mostly didnn't repeat the questions. Monitors in sessons should have microphone to hand to audience. the questions are valuable opportunities to clarify.