Parkinsons Update

Return to all Geriatric Medicine sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 mins.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Distinguish Parkinson’s disease from Parkinsonism in patients who exhibit similar signs and symptoms.
2.Select appropriate treatment strategies for patients with Parkinson’s disease, including an assessment of medication and nonpharmacologic therapy use.
3. Explain the eligibility criteria for the use of deep brain stimulation for patients with Parkinson’s Disease.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/19/2021
Parent activity set: 

Janice E. Knoefel, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine (Geriatrics) and Neurology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
03/19/2021
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