Comprehensive and Equitable Care for People with Parkinson’s by Community Providers
This course is designed to educate healthcare professionals who may not see people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) on a regular basis, about Parkinson’s diagnosis, treatments, and pharmacological management. This course emphasizes the importance of cultural competency and collaborating with interprofessional healthcare team members to provide optimal and customized care for each patient.
This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of:
- Physician Assistants
- Social Workers
At the end of this activity, learners will be able to:
- Integrate considerations of diversity, equity and inclusivity in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with Parkinson’s.
- Utilize Parkinson’s disease rating scales to recognize the signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s disease to aid in an earlier and more accurate diagnosis.
- Incorporate members of the interprofessional healthcare team to create a customized treatment plan, including pharmacologic management, for people with Parkinson’s.
Commercial Support Disclosure:
This activity is supported by an educational grant from the CVS Health Foundation
Keywords: Health Equity, Parkinson's disease
Parkinson’s Foundation adheres to the ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education. Any individuals in a position to control the content of a CE activity, including faculty, planners, reviewers, or others are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities (commercial interests). All relevant conflicts of interest have been mitigated prior to the commencement of the activity.
In support of improving patient care, Parkinson's Foundation is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 2.75 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.
Parkinson’s Foundation designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Parkinson’s Foundation designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.75 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
**Certificates for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians are issued only through CPE Monitor as long as profile information is updated and accurate. The certificate will appear on CPE Monitor 3-5 business days after the completion of the course.**
This activity is approved for 2.75 contact hour(s) ([0.275] CEU) in states that recognize ACPE.
Attending the full program will earn 2.75 contact hour(s).
Universal Activity Number for Pharmacists:JA4008310-0000-23-001-H01-P Universal Activity Number for Pharmacy Technicians: JA4008310-0000-23-001-H01-T
- 2.75 AAPA Category I CME
- 2.75 ACPE Pharmacy
- 2.75 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
- 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 2.75 ANCC
- 2.75 APA
- 2.75 ASWB ACE
- 2.75 IPCE Credit™
- 2.75 Participation