The goal of this Parkinson’s disease/deep brain stimulation continuing education program is to provide pharmacists, physicians, health educators, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and paramedics and EMTs with knowledge about deep brain stimulation for the treatment of various neurological disorders, including Parkinson’s disease. Following the completion of this educational activity, you will be able to:
- Discuss the pathophysiology of Parkinson’s disease
- Describe how different surgical procedures have evolved for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease
- List the indications and contraindications for deep brain stimulation
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including pharmacists, physicians, health educators, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and paramedics and EMTs.
EMTs/Paramedics: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com
. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com
and search for this topic title.
Gannett Education is accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS).
CEH Number and Category: 1.0 Advanced