This is an archived file of an event that took place on Thursday, February 21, 2019.
Surgical options, including deep brain stimulation and focused ultrasound, can help manage Parkinson's symptoms, but these procedures are not for everyone. Our panelists discuss who should consider these treatments and when, and what someone may expect after the surgery.
Title: Beyond Medication: Deep Brain Stimulation and Focused Ultrasound for Parkinson's
Duration: 1 hour
MJFF offers Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit for practicing health care professionals for each Third Thursdays Webinar. Click the link in the Resource List after viewing the webinar to take the post-test survey and receive your CME credit.
Date of Original Release: February 21, 2019
Date CME Credit No Longer Available: February 21, 2021
At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:
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 and The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. Oakstone Publishing is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Oakstone Publishing designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Oakstone Publishing 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's planners, content reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant commercial interests.
Soania Mathur, MD - Moderator
Co-chair, MJFF Patient Council
Nothing to disclose
Member, MJFF Patient Council
Nothing to disclose
Paul Fishman, MD
Professor of Neurology, Pharmacology and Neurobiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Disclosure: Research Grant: Insightec
Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, MD
Director, Deep Brain Stimulation Program, Baylor College of Medicine
Disclosures: Research Grants: Medtronic, St. Jude Medical/Abbot; Advisory Role: Medtronic, St. Jude Medical/Abbott