Parkinson’s Disease: An Overview
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.

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Author:Ray Lengel RN, FNP, MS
Course No:PDO061810
Contact Hours:1.00
Categories:Community & Home Health
Geriatric Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues
Women's Health

NOTE: The course expired on 12/31/2013.
  

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Course Objectives
  • 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.

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