Parkinson's Disease


June 19th, 2009 - June 19th, 2012
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours

Description

According to the National Institutes of Health, Parkinson's disease is a disorder that affects nerve cells, or neurons, in a part of the brain that controls muscle movement. Symptoms of Parkinson's disease may include trembling of hands, arms, legs, jaw and face, stiffness of the arms, legs and trunk, slowness of movement, and poor balance and coordination. This activity is supported in part by educational grants from Merck and Astellas.
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Dates and Times

End Date: 6/19/2012

Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant will be able to: 1.) Review the features of Parkinson’s disease and how it is diagnosed. 2.) Distinguish between the various Parkinsonian medications.

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Accreditation

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) at The Ohio State University designates this webcasts for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.