Treating Parkinson's Hallucinations and Delusions

This is an archived file of a live webcast that took place on May 19, 2016.

In this webinar we discuss Parkinson's psychosis (hallucinations and delusions) and how doctors treat this symptom.

This event is part of the MJFF Third Thursdays Webinar series. Visit www.michaeljfox.org/webinars for more information and to view past webinars.

Title: Treating Parkinson's Hallucinations and Delusions

Duration: 1 hour

Continuing Medical Education Information for Health Care Professionals

Continuing Medical Education Information
MJFF offers Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit for practicing health care professionals for each Third Thursday 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: May 19, 2016
Date CME Credit No Longer Available: May 19, 2018

Learning Objectives

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

  • Define the features of Parkinson's disease (PD) psychosis.
  • Describe how psychosis impacts PD patients, their caregivers and families.
  • Discuss the potential etiologies of Parkinson's disease psychosis.
  • List the current management approaches for PD psychosis.
  • Recognize a recently approved therapy for Parkinson's disease psychosis and summarize its mechanism, potential benefits and side effects.
  • Identify ways in which caregivers and families can support PD patients with psychosis.

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.

Accreditation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education 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 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure
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.

Faculty
Jeffrey Cummings, MD, ScD
Director
Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health
No disclosures

Rachel Dolhun, MD
Vice President of Medical Communications
The Michael J. Fox Foundation
No disclosures

Dave Iverson
Moderator
No disclosures

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