DescriptionObserve Parkinson's Awareness Month with interprofessional colleagues to learn the latest on medical management, evidence-based physical rehabilitation and exercise options, as well as palliative care and patient/caregiver perspectives.
Note: This educational activity is supported in part by funds from the Carolina Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program.
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Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, Nurses, Occupational Therapists & Assistants; Physical Therapists & Assistants; Speech-language Pathologists; persons with Parkinson's Disease and their Caregivers/Family Members
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- Cite current medical, non-medical management of and surgical options for Parkinson's Disease
- Describe evidence-based physical rehabilitation intervention and exercise options
- Refer to palliative care when appropriate in the disease process
- Relate patient/caregiver experiences that can impact outcomes
- Duff A. Rardin, MD
- Jon Felsinger, MSW, LCSW-A
- Richard A. Lytle, Jr., MD
- Mary Martin, PT, DPT
- Maggie Grucci, MA, CCC-SLP
- James Patton, MD
- Connie Schrader, MA
- Sean Simonds, PT,DPT,OCS,CSCS,CKTP
- Roy W. King, DO
Living with Parkinson’s Disease - A Conference for Healthcare Providers, Patients and Caregivers
4/20 8:30 AM–4:30 PM
The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.6 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.
6.000 NCBPTE Contact Hours
MAHEC, as part of the NCAHEC system, is a NCBPTE-approved provider of continuing competence for activities directly related to physical therapy. NCBPTE 6.0 contact hours.
6.250 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) through the joint providership of the Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) and Mission Neurosciences. MAHEC is accredited by the NCMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation: MAHEC designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
6.250 Contact Hours
MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 6.25 Contact Hours. Full attendance is required.