Caring for Atypical Parkinson's Patients and Their Families

 

Understanding the end-of-life needs of Atypical Parkinson's patients and their families is often too little, and too late. Symptoms are identified that differentiate these diseases among themselves and from Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. Clinical interventions and outcomes are described, with attention to effective care planning by the interdisciplinary team.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-PAL-0-CAPPF

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (5 Match)

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290).

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Nursing CE

1.0 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAL-0-CAPPF
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 3/31/2019
Learning Objectives:
List and define unique symptoms for the atypical Parkinson's diseases of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD), and Multiple Symptom Atrophy (MSA).
Describe difficult end-of-life issues facing patients and families dealing with atypical Parkinson's diseases.
Outline solutions for dealing with each of these issues.
Expert Reviewer: Janet Edmunson, MEd
Janet Edmunson took care of her husband, Charles, during the five years he fought Atypical Parkinsonian disease. She is the author of Finding Meaning with Charles, which invites readers to look inside their relationships to learn how to find meaning, strength and inspiration in dealing with a degenerative disease. With more than 30 years’ experience in the health promotion field, Ms. Edmunson retired in 2007 as Director of Prevention and Wellness at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. Since retirement, she has committed her time to sharing her story and expertise at hospice meetings as well as at long term care facilities and caregiver conferences. She is Chair of the Board of Directors for CurePSP. Disclosure: Janet Edmunson, MEd has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry and intermediate level Nurses; in the following settings: Hospice, Palliative Care.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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Accommodations
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