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NURSE AIDE

CNA122 - Caring for You: Parkinson's Disease (1.0 HR)

Purpose: To enhance the nursing assistant’s knowledge and understanding of Parkinson’s disease and how to care for the person served who has it. Objectives: 1. Explain the pathophysiology of Parkinson's disease; 2. List the five stages of Parkinson’s disease; 3. Describe the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease; 4. List the four classic signs of Parkinson’s disease; 5. Discuss the complications associated with Parkinson’s disease including the interventions the nursing assistant might take in caring for the person served who is exhibiting these complications. Continuing Education Credits:  0 contact hours Iowa BON #335; 0 contact hours CA Board of Nursing CEP 14033; 0 contact hours CE Broker # 50-4572 Florida and District of Columbia; 0 contact hours for Social Work State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 159.001315; 0 contact hours for Physical Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 216.000284; 0 contact hours for Occupational Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 224.000164; 1.0 CE hours for certified nursing assistants; long term care department heads; and other health care disciplines.