Therapeutic Notes on the Management of Parkinson’s Disease

Hours of learning: 3

Publication date: March 2019

Aim
This course has been written for healthcare professionals working in primary care, who prescribe or dispense medicines for patients with Parkinson’s Disease (PD). This publication seeks to provide a broad overview of the management of PD. Treatment of PD is under the care of a specialist. However, due to the complexity of the disease, primary care healthcare professionals will encounter many aspects of the disease. Attention is also drawn to non-motor symptoms. Three of the most common non-motor symptoms (depression, dementia and psychosis) present a major challenge for the management of PD and therefore are discussed in detail in designated sections.

Intended learning outcomes
Having completing this course you should be able to: