Supplemental Course - Parkinson's Disease
This introduction to Parkinson's disease course is intended to give you a broad overview of Parkinson's disease, the second most common neuro-degenerative disease in our population after Alzheimer’s disease. As nurses, you will undoubtedly engage with patients affected by this disease.
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Registered nurses (RN) and healthcare providers focusing on best practices in chronic disease management, case management, caregiver education and support, transitional care, and geriatric evaluation and management.
- Understand basic information about Parkinson's disease.
- Recognize non-motor and psychological aspects of this complex illness.
- Understand treatment options including medications and the value of a comprehensive team approach.
- Understand the state of current research and the hope that research provides for those living with Parkinson's disease