Innovations and advances in the field of PD — including evaluation, treatment, and prevention — continue to occur at a rapid pace, challenging both specialists and generalists to stay abreast of the changes, creating gaps in knowledge, competence, and practice among health care providers. In many cases, the data are not clear regarding the clinical implications. In turn, this creates a pressing need for educational activities focused on providing updates and critical analyses of both the pros and cons of the most recent advances in the care of patients with PD.
This educational activity is intended for neurologists, neurosurgeons, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, residents, fellows and other health care professionals who treat patients with Parkinson’s Disease.
After completing this activity, the participant will be able to do the following:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education and Parkinson Study Group. The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this internet live activity for a maximum of 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.
For the purposes of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME.
The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. In no event will The Cleveland Clinic Foundation be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.
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