The MDS Presidential Perspective: Treating Parkinson's Disease: Past, Present and Future - Presented by Prof. Werner Poewe webinar will review the evolution of PD therapies from the beginnings in the 19th century to current state of the art management. Evolving therapies aiming for optimized symptomatic control and disease modification will also be covered.
FacultyWerner Poewe, MD
The primary purpose of this webinar is to provide information on treating Parkinson's disease.
Upon completion of this activity learners will be able to:
1. Understand the history and current role of L-Dopa in the treatment of Parkinson's disease
2. Have an overview of the milestones and current developments in the symptomatic management of Parkinson's disease
3. Appreciate novel targets for disease modification in Parkinson's disease
This activity is intended for medical students, residents, senior neurologists, movement disorder fellows, and allied health professionals.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society designates this education activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Method of Participation
The course must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit is not available. If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed in the Accreditation Statement, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your board requirement.
MDS staff members involved with the planning, development, and review of the content for this activity have no relevant affiliations or financial relationships to disclose.
Hardware and Software Requirements
1. Active Internet connection (DSL or Cable). Dial-up connection will have constant buffering problem.
2. Compatible with Windows PC and MAC (256 MB of RAM or higher)
3. Activity is best viewed on Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Safari 5.0 or higher and Firefox 29.0 or higher
4. Adobe Flash Player 12.0 (or higher).
5. Adobe Reader to print certificate.
All individuals in control of content for this course are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.