Evidence Based Medicine Course – Treatments for Parkinson’s Disease
Regina Katzenschlager, Danube Hospital, Vienna, Austria
Klaus Seppi, Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
Evidence Based Medicine Course - Treatments for Parkinson's Disease – The Applications of the Principles of Evidence Based Medicine to Clinical Practice will outline the concept of Evidence Based Medicine (EBM), and then present an update on the MFDS Systematic Reviews on PD treatments. This will be followed by case scenarios thereby putting the theory into practice.
Neurologists, geriatricians and other clinicians treating patients with PD as well as younger colleagues in training.
- Explain the concept of evidence based medicine
- List the treatments available for the management of motor and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease
- Identify the role of each agent in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease
- Discuss the clinical applications of each treatment in the management of Parkinson’s disease
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EACCME Credits – Accreditation Statement
The Evidence Based Medicine Course: Treatments for Parkinson´s Disease – The Applications of the Principles of Evidence Based Medicine to Clinical Practice, Vienna, Austria, 21/06/2019-21/06/2019 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 7 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at this website.
Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC®s are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
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