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What Are the Other Parkinsonisms?

August 18, 2016

In this webinar we discuss atypical parkinsonisms such as multiple system atrophy and Lewy body dementia, among others. Our experts cover what we know about these conditions and how studying atypical parkinsonism may help develop treatments for Parkinson's disease.

Webinar Details


Thursday, August 18, 2016


1 hr


12:00 pm ET
  • 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: August 18, 2016
    Date CME Credit No Longer Available: August 18, 2018

    Learning Objectives
    1. Define atypical parkinsonism.
    2. List the neurodegenerative atypical parkinsonisms.
    3. Describe clinical characteristics of the neurodegenerative atypical parkinsonisms.
    4. Discuss treatment strategies for neurodegenerative atypical parkinsonism.
    5. Recognize how research into one neurodegenerative atypical parkinsonism may benefit research into the others and Parkinson's disease.
    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 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.


    Lawrence I. Golbe, MD
    Professor of Neurology
    Director, Division of Movement Disorders
    Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    No disclosures

    Alexander Pantelyat, MD
    Assistant Professor of Neurology
    Director, Atypical Parkinsonism Center
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    No disclosures

    Dave Iverson
    No disclosures

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