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 Treatment of Parkinson's Disease and Comorbid Conditions

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Type: Internet
Date(s): 10/03/19
Times: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM ET
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM CT
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM MT
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM PT
Facility: RxSchool E-Classroom
  http://www.rxschool.com
Contact(s): RxSchool
1-866-960-5334
info@rxschool.com
Fee: $30.00


Course Category: This activity has been designated as Knowledge-Based

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ACPE Live Credit
 Live CE Information

Course Overview
This course begins with an overview of the pathophysiology and clinical presentation of Parkinson’s disease as seen through the physical examination of the patient. The second section will highlight the medications used to treat Parkinson’s disease and crucial counseling points every pharmacist needs to know. The final section will include a discussion of the comorbid conditions associated with Parkinson’s and their treatment.
Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this continuing education lesson, the pharmacist will be able to:

  • Define tremor, bradykinesia, rigidity, postural instability, and the other motor problems associated with Parkinson's disease.
  • Discuss the differences between symptomatic and neuroprotective treatment.
  • List one major advantage and disadvantage for each class of medication used to treat Parkinson's disease.
  • Identify the comorbid conditions associated with Parkinson's disease.


At the conclusion of this continuing education lesson, the pharmacy technician will be able to:

  • Define tremor, bradykinesia, rigidity, postural instability, and the other motor problems associated with Parkinson's disease.
  • Discuss the differences between symptomatic and neuroprotective treatment.
  • List one major advantage and disadvantage for each class of medication used to treat Parkinson's disease.
  • Identify the comorbid conditions associated with Parkinson's disease.

 
Target Audience
Pharmacists 
Pharmacy Technicians
 
Planning to Share a Computer During This Event?
Remember each person must register individually before the event.  Once registered, please email info@rxschool.com and provide us with the names of the persons who will be sharing a computer for our ACPE records.
Faculty:



Tara L. Muzyk, PharmD 

Tara is a freelance clinical pharmacy writer based in Lebanon, Pennsylvania. Tara earned her Bachelor of Science from the University of Florida in 1998 and her Doctor of Pharmacy from Mercer University Southern School of Pharmacy in 2002. She has completed an Ambulatory Care ASHP accredited residency at the James A. Haley VA in Tampa, Florida. Tara was an Associate Professor of Pharmacy at the University of Southern Nevada College of Pharmacy, and has served as Education Director for the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System. She has extensive experience as a clinical pharmacist and has served as a writer and peer reviewer for several pharmacy publications.
Faculty Disclosure:
RxSchool has a Full and Fair Disclosure Policy that requires course faculty to communicate any real or apparent commercial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials. There is no commercial support being used for this course. Participants are advised that the accredited status of RxSchool does not imply endorsement by the provider or ACPE of any products/therapeutics mentioned in this course. The information in the course is for educational purposes only. 

Tara Muzyk has no conflicts of interest to disclose.

You must attend the entire webinar, participate in the interactive polling questions, and complete a post course evaluation in order to earn your CE credit.

 



 Courses Offered
 Treatment of Parkinson's Disease and Comorbid Conditions
Speakers:
Tara Muzyk, PharmD
 
Details:
None

ACPE - Pharmacists Accreditation
Credit Hours: 2 Expiration Date: 02/02/2022 ACPE UAN: 0372-0000-18-023-L04-P    
  Release Date: 02/02/2019  

RxSchool is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

ACPE - Technicians Accreditation
Credit Hours: 2 Expiration Date: 02/02/2022 ACPE UAN: 0372-0000-18-023-L04-T    
  Release Date: 02/02/2019  

RxSchool is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.



  System Requirements for E-Classroom
This is a live presentation delivered over the internet. In order to see and hear the program properly, you must have the following:

  1. Broadband internet connection, such as T1, Cable, or high-speed DSL.
  2. Before enrolling in this program, please test your internet connection here. It is important that you take this test on the same computer and network you will be using the day of the live presentation.
  3. One of the following internet browsers: Internet Explorer 7.0 or higher; Mozilla Firefox 3.0 or higher; Safari 1.1 or higher; Google Chrome
  4. Computer speakers or headphones connected to your computer.
  5. Adobe Flash Player. Click here for a free download of the latest version.
  6. Adobe Connect supports Windows, Mac OS, and Linux operating systems, but does not support Chrome OS at this time.
  7. If you are using a tablet or Smartphone, please download the Adobe Connect Mobile App for the device you are using prior to logging into the Live CE:
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The material presented here does not reflect the views of Pharmacy Choice, Inc., RxSchool, or the companies providing educational content. These materials may discuss uses and dosages for therapeutic products, processes, procedures and inferred diagnoses that have not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. A qualified health care professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product discussed. All readers and continuing education participants should verify all information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this continuing education activity.




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