An Overview of Parkinson's Disease
This course provides an overview of Parkinson's disease. It offers the participant an understanding of its pathophysiology, causes, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

Course Publication Date: January 02, 2023

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Ray Lengel RN, FNP, MS
Course No:OPD1222
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Medical & Surgical Issues
Community & Home Health
Geriatric Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Women's Health
Learning Objectives
  • Understand the pathophysiology of parkinsonism.

  • List the four cardinal features of Parkinson's disease.

  • Differentiate between levodopa/carbidopa and dopamine agonists in treating Parkinson's disease.

  • List three medicines used to treat Parkinson's disease and their respective side effects.


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