The Parkinson’s Foundation’s vision for the Hospital Care Initiative is to eliminate
preventable harm and promote higher reliability in care for people with Parkinson’s in
Credit Information: Available credit types vary by topic.
Each year, nearly one-third of the one million Americans living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) will experience a hospital encounter.
This multi-part course highlights key recommendations and strategies to promote optimal care and health outcomes for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) during planned and unplanned hospital stays.
This can include an inpatient, outpatient and emergency department hospital encounters.
This multi-part course highlights the link between research, clinical medicine, and community health improvement.
It is designed to equip health professionals with information related to Parkinson's medication management, challenges specific to the hospital setting, implications of Parkinson's medication errors, and opportunities for active, educational, and technological solutions in line with best practice.
More hospital courses are always being developed, so please check back for updates.
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