The Expert Care Experience: Role of Nurses in Caring for People with Parkinson's
With more than 1 million people in the U.S. living with Parkinson's disease (PD), nurses will likely care for someone with Parkinson's and need to understand the nuances of this disease.
This course will review the different roles that a nurse plays in the life of someone living with PD and their care partners. No matter the setting, when working with someone with PD, have an opportunity to impact quality of life.
Nurses will have a special opportunity to hear from a person with Parkinson's and a care partner discussing their experiences in different settings.
Pre-requisite course: Fundamentals of Parkinson's for Professionals
Key Points Every Nurse Needs to Know About PD
Role of Nurses in Outpatient Setting
Role of Nurses in Inpatient Setting
Role of Nurses in Home Care Setting
Role of Nurses in Senior Living Community Setting
References, Summaries, and Resources
Credit Claiming and Certificate
This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of:
- Nurse Practitioners
At the end of this activity, the learner will be able to:
- Recognize essential nursing care implications in different settings for people with Parkinson’s.
- Identify key non-motor symptoms to determine relevant care management strategies.
- Implement optimal communication strategies to use within intra- and inter-professional care teams to provide realistic expectations for people with Parkinson’s and their care partners.
Commercial Support Disclosure:
The Parkinson’s Foundation developed this education series with support from the CVS Health Foundation.
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.
The Parkinson’s Foundation designates this journal activity for a maximum of 1.50 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.50 ANCC
- 1.50 Participation
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