Personalizing Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease: What Can You Do to Manage Off Episodes in Your Patients?

Friday, September 03, 2021

12:00PM – 1:00PM ET

Please note this TeleECHO Session is 12:00PM Eastern, 11:00AM, Central, 10:00AM Mountain and 9:00AM Pacific.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This live virtual TeleECHO program will explore the management of off episodes in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Interactive case studies presented by expert faculty will evaluate pharmacologic approaches to reduce daily off time, including the efficacy and safety of on-demand therapies. Engaging whiteboard animation will review the pathophysiology of off episodes and the mechanism of action of treatment options.

Presenting Faculty:

Stuart Isaacson, MD
Director
Florida Institute for Neurodegenerative Disorders
Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center of Boca Raton
Alzheimer’s and Memory Disorders Center of South Florida
Associate Professor of Neurology
FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Boca Raton, FL

Learning Objectives

After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Discriminate between the various motor and non-motor “off” phenomena and their underlying developmental mechanisms
  • Contrast the distinct mechanisms of action and clinical profiles of therapeutic strategies for treating “off” states
  • Develop communication skills that can reveal the presence of “off” episodes

Target Audience

This educational activity is intended for U.S.-based neurologists and movement disorder specialists involved in the management of patients with PD.

Accreditation Statement

Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live activity.

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

Purpose:
This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the long-term treatment and management of patients with PD.

Credits:
1.0 ANCC Contact Hour

Accreditation Statement:

Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Awarded 1.0 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.

ABIM Maintenance of Certification 

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 Medical Knowledge MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Med Learning Group must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, staff and planning committee members participating in a MLG-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.

DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE

Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.

DISCLAIMER

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based.
This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to utilize this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

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AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

Staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs. Please contact Med Learning Group prior to participating at info@medlearninggroup.com

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