The goal of this course is to provide an overview of Parkinson’s disease and give the participant an understanding of its pathophysiology, causes, signs and symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
This course is available for FREE
if you have an active one year unlimited membership
|Author:||Ray Lengel RN, FNP, MS
|Date Offered:||12/12/2013 6:25 AM - 6:25 AM
|Course Expiration:||12/31/2013 NOTE: The course must be completed by the expiration date to receive credit
|Categories:||Community & Home Health
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
NOTE: The course is expired
- Understand the pathophysiology of parkinsonism.
- List the four cardinal features of Parkinson’s disease.
- Differentiate between the use of levodopa/carbidopa and the dopamine agonists in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.
- List three medicines used to treat Parkinson’s disease and their respective side effects.