Treating Parkinson’s Disease: Past, Present and Future

Presidential Perspective

Werner Poewe, MD
Medical University Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Webinar Topic:
Treating Parkinson’s Disease: Past, Present and Future

Webinar Description:
This lecture 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.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the history and current role of L-Dopa in the treatment of  PD
  2. Have an overview of the milestones and current developments in the symptomatic management of PD
  3. Appreciate novel targets for disease modification in PD

Target Audience:
Medical Students, Residents and Senior Neurologists, Movement Disorder Fellows, Allied Health Professionals

Accreditation Statement:
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 activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Satisfactory Completion
Participants must complete an evaluation for each session they attend to receive continuing medical education credit. Your chosen session(s) must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit for individual sessions is not available.

Content Validity Statement:
All recommendations involving clinical medicine in MDS activities are based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the case of patients. All scientific research referred to, reported or used in CME in support or justification of a patient care recommendations conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis. Activities that promote recommendations, treatment or manners of practicing medicine not within the definition of CME or are knowing to have risks or dangers that outweigh the benefits or are knowing to be ineffective in the treatment of patients do not constitute valid CME.

Disclosure of Financial Relationships:
All individuals in control of content for this webinar are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME. Disclosure information is available here.

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