Urinary Problems in Parkinson's Disease

This is an archived file of an event that took place on April 20, 2017. 

Parkinson's disease can affect the autonomic nervous system, which regulates many body functions, including bladder control. In this webinar, our panelists discuss how and why Parkinson's causes urinary problems, how this symptom can be managed and ongoing research on the topic.

Title: Urinary Problems in Parkinson's Disease

Duration: 1 hour


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Date of Original Release: April 20, 2017
Date CME Credit No Longer Available: April 20, 2019

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to: 

  1. Define the autonomic nervous system. 
  2. Describe how Parkinson's disease can affect the autonomic nervous system. 
  3. Discuss what urinary symptoms Parkinson's disease can cause. 
  4. Summarize how Parkinson's urinary symptoms are treated. 
  5. Recognize ongoing research in urinary problems and Parkinson's.

Target Audience
This educational activity is designed for primary care physicians, family practice physicians, general medicine physicians, geriatricians, general neurologists, movement disorder specialists and any other health care practitioners who manage patients with Parkinson's disease.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Oakstone Publishing, LLC and The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. The Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Oakstone Publishing, LLC has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. Oakstone Publishing, LLC's planners, content reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant commercial interests.


Dave Iverson
No disclosures

Maria De Leon, MD
No disclosures

Janis Miyasaki, MD, MEd, FRCPC, FAAN
Professor of Medicine, University of Alberta
Research grants: PCORI, Allergan

Jorge Juncos, MD
Associate Professor, Emory University School of Medicine
No disclosures


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