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Better Conversations and Care: How Patients and Doctors Can Work Together

March 21, 2019

Our panelists -- people with Parkinson's and Parkinson's physicians -- will discuss strategies for discussing symptoms and working together on treatment decisions.

Webinar Details


Thursday, March 21, 2019


1 hr


12:00 pm ET
  • 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: March 21, 2019
    Date CME Credit No Longer Available: March 21, 2021 

    Learning Objectives

    • Explain potential challenges between patients and doctors to discussing Parkinson's care.
    • Discuss solutions to make the most of a Parkinson's doctor appointment.
    • Describe steps to adjust Parkinson's treatment plans.
    • Summarize members of a Parkinson's health care team.  

    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 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 live event 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.

    Rachel Dolhun, MD - moderator
    Vice President, Medical Communications
    The Michael J. Fox Foundation 
    Nothing to disclose

    Carey Christensen
    Person with Parkinson's
    Member, The Michael J. Fox Foundation Patient Council
    Nothing to disclose

    Mike Achin
    Person with Parkinson's
    Parkinson's Community Advocate
    Disclosure -- Advisory Role: Acorda Pharmaceuticals, Voyager

    Melissa J. Armstrong, MD
    Director, Mangurian Clinical-Research Center for Lewy Body Dementia
    University of Florida
    Nothing to disclose

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