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LIVE WEBINAR SERIES:
PALLIATIVE CARE IN PARKINSON’S DISEASE AND OTHER NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES
Palliative Medicine Section Chief
Westchester Medical Center
Assistant Clinical Professor
New York Medical College
Purpose: The purpose of this webinar is to provide an overview of the role of palliative care in the management of Parkinson's disease and related neurodegenerative diseases from the time of diagnosis until the end stages.
- Describe the clinical presentation, natural history, and prognosis of Parkinson's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases with Parkinsonian features (multiple system atrophy, progressive supranuclear palsy, and dementia with Lewy bodies)
- Recognize the changing needs of both patients and caregivers throughout the course of neurodegenerative disease and the related benefits of palliative care at each point
- Discuss key pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapies for both motor and nonmotor symptoms throughout the disease trajectory
Continuing Education Credits: 1.0
Continuing Education Accreditation
Physicians: Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
Nurses: The MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by The Alabama State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Social Workers: MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0242.
Individual: Free (includes CME/CE certificate)
Group: Free (includes unlimited CME/CE certificates)
Note to Groups:
If you plan to attend as a group, the group facilitator should register for the webinar. After registering, group facilitators will receive detailed email instructions on how to process CE credits for group attendees. Please email PalliativeInstitute@MJHS.org or call (212) 649-5500 with additional questions.
Attending by Smartphone:
No dial-in (i.e., listen only) connections are permitted for CE credit. To attend by phone, download and install the GoToWebinar App from the Apple Store or Google Play.
System Requirements for Computers and Mobile Devices:
Mara Lugassy, MD, has no financial arrangements or affiliations with any commercial entities whose products, research, or services may be discussed in these materials. Any discussion of investigational or unlabeled uses of a product will be identified.
No Planning Committee Member has any disclosures.
Planning Committee Members
Lara Dhingra, PhD
Myra Glajchen, DSW
Helena Knotkova, PhD
Russell K. Portenoy, MD
Karen Richards, PhD, EdS
Wini Schein, BA
Funding Disclosure: No commercial funding has been accepted for the activity.
Location: Online at https://www.mjhspalliativeinstitute.org/e-learning/
The MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care is pleased to offer our free interdisciplinary webinar series, live and on demand, delivered by frontline experts, typically offering 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for Continuing Medical Education (CME), Nursing continuing education (CE), Social Work CE credits, and Music Therapy CE edits.
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