Comprehensive and Equitable Care for People with Parkinson’s by Community Providers

Course Goal

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.

Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of:

  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers

Learning Objectives

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

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.75 AAPA Category I CME

    Parkinson’s Foundation has been authorized by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME Credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 2.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

  • 2.75 ACPE Pharmacy

    This activity is approved for 2.75  CPE credits (0.275 CEU) in states that recognize ACPE.

  • 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    Parkinson’s Foundation designates this activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

  • 2.75 ANCC

    Parkinson’s Foundation has been authorized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to award CNE credit. The participant will be awarded up to 2.75  CNE credit(s) for attendance and completion of supplemental materials.

  • 2.75 APA

    Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

  • 2.75 ASWB ACE

    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Parkinson’s Foundation is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Parkinson’s Foundation maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive  2.75 ASWB credits continuing education credits.

  • 2.75 IPCE Credit™

    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

  • 2.75 Participation
Course opens: 
11/17/2022
Course expires: 
11/17/2025
Rating: 
0

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.

Faculty Member(s)

Arita McCoy, CNP, MSN

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Lynda Nwabuobi, MD

has a financial relationship (Consultant) with KX Advisors;.

Ashley Paul, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Melody Ryan, PharmD, MPH

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Lisa Warren, MHS, OTR/L

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Planning Committee(s)

Darla Freeman, SLPD, CCC-SLP

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Adriana Gonzalez, LCSW

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Jennifer Koebert, MPAS, MPH, PA-C

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Arita McCoy, CNP, MSN

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Rebecca Miller, PhD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Joan Miravite, DNP, RN, FNP-BC

has a financial relationship (Speakers' Bureau) with Abbott;.
has a financial relationship (Consultant) with Medtronic;.

Jenelle Montgomery, PharmD, BCACP, CPP

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Lynda Nwabuobi, MD

has a financial relationship (Consultant) with KX Advisors;.

Lisa Warren, MHS, OTR/L

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Content Validator(s)

David Bertram, Psy.D.

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Adriana Gonzalez, LCSW

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Jennifer Koebert, MPAS, MPH, PA-C

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Laura Marsh, MD

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Steven Swank, PharmD, BCACP

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.
Activity Director(s)

Lynda Nwabuobi, MD

has a financial relationship (Consultant) with KX Advisors;.
Planner(s)

Indhira Blackwood, MPA

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

Lisa Hoffman, MA

has no relevant financial relationships to disclose at this time.

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. 

 
Physicians 

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. 

Nurses

Parkinson’s Foundation has been authorized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to award CNE credit. This activity is designated for 2.75 CNE credits.  Participants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.


Pharmacists/Pharmacy Technicians

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(s): UAN JA4008310-0000-22-001-H01-P/UAN JA4008310-0000-22-001-H01-T

Physician Assistants 
Parkinson’s Foundation has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 2.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval valid through October 31, 2025. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent.   
 
 
Psychologists 
Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.  2.75 CE hours. 
 
Social Workers 
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Parkinson’s Foundation is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Parkinson’s Foundation maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 2.75 ASWB credits continuing education credits. 

 

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Available Credit

  • 2.75 AAPA Category I CME

    Parkinson’s Foundation has been authorized by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME Credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 2.75 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

  • 2.75 ACPE Pharmacy

    This activity is approved for 2.75  CPE credits (0.275 CEU) in states that recognize ACPE.

  • 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

    Parkinson’s Foundation designates this activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

  • 2.75 ANCC

    Parkinson’s Foundation has been authorized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to award CNE credit. The participant will be awarded up to 2.75  CNE credit(s) for attendance and completion of supplemental materials.

  • 2.75 APA

    Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

  • 2.75 ASWB ACE

    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Parkinson’s Foundation is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Parkinson’s Foundation maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive  2.75 ASWB credits continuing education credits.

  • 2.75 IPCE Credit™

    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.

  • 2.75 Participation
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