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CNA201 - CMA: Parkinson's Disease (2.0 HR)

Purpose: To enhance the participant’s knowledge and understanding of Parkinson’s disease and the medications used to treat it, including how they work, methods of administration, and side effects. Objectives: 1. List the four classic signs of Parkinson's disease; 2. Discuss the pathophysiology of primary Parkinsonism; 3. Explore options that may be used to treat Parkinson's disease; 4. Explore pharmacology associated with the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease. 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; 2.0 CE hours for certified medication assistants; long term care department heads; and other health care disciplines.