About this Course

Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Parkinson & Movement Disorder Alliance 

Release date: February 21, 2022

Expiration date: February 21, 2024

Estimated time to complete activity: 45 minutes

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 Target Audience

This course is for advanced practice professionals, neurologists, and other healthcare providers involved in the care of patients with a movement or related disorder.  

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Describe the prevalence and variety of sleep disturbances in patients with Parkinson’s disease
  • Recognize the importance of sleep in neurodegeneration
  • Classify screening tools for sleep disturbance
  • Employ Parkinson’s disease specific screening tools such as PDSS – 2 in clinical practice
  • Manage sleep disturbance in patients with Parkinson’s disease
  • Evaluate patient perspectives on sleep and the correlation with quality of life

Faculty

Jenny Nguyen MSN, FNP-C
Cleveland Clinic
Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires faculty, planners, and others in control of educational content to disclose all their financial relationships with ineligible companies. All identified conflicts of interest (COI) are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PIM policy.   PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality accredited continuing education activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.

The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities related to the educational content of this CE activity:

Jenny Nguyen MSN, FNP-C - Consulting Fees - AbbVie and Amneal

The PIM planners and others have nothing to disclose. The PMD Alliance planners and others have nothing to disclose.

Joint Accreditation Statement 

 

Jointly%20Accredited%20Provider%20TMIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and PMD Alliance.  Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation

Physician Continuing Medical Education

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is .75 contact hours.    

Computer System Requirements

A smartphone, tablet, or computer with access to the internet.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA.  The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.  The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners.  Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development.  The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management.  Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Method of Participation and Request for Credit

In order to obtain your CE certificate, please follow the steps below at the conclusion of the activity:

  1. Go to www.cmeuniversity.com
  2. Login or Create a New Account (will take less than 1 minute)
    1. If you receive a message when creating a new account that “the email you entered is already in use”, please click the Forgot my Username or Password link to have your Username and Password sent to you via email
    2. After logging in, you may be asked to verify/update your information; after doing so, click Save at the bottom of the page
  3. While logged in, go to https://www.cmeuniversity.com/course/take/122482
  4. Choose the type of credit you desire
  5. Complete the online Evaluation
  6. Receive an immediate CE Certificate to download and/or print for your files

If you have questions regarding the certification of this activity, please contact PIM via email at inquiries@pimed.com or PMD Alliance at education@pmdalliance.org

Instructors

Jenny Nguyen MSN, FNP-C

Advanced Practice Provider in Movement Disorders

Jenny Nguyen, MSN, FNP-C is a movement disorders Nurse Practitioner at Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, and is experienced in the management of patients with Parkinson disease, Huntington’s disease, Essential Tremor, Ataxia, Tardive dyskinesia and Dystonia. She’s also an experienced BoNT injector for sialorrhea and a Deep Brain Stimulation Programmer. Jenny was born in Vietnam and raised in San Diego, CA for 16 years, before relocating to Las Vegas, NV. She joined nursing with the hope to positively impact others, the way she has been.. She works in collaboration with Drs. Zoltan Mari and Odinachi Oguh to manage patients with movement disorders. Jenny is so grateful to be able to care for such a vulnerable group and enjoys learning from the experiences of her patients and caregivers. She believes they are the heroes in the story, and she is the side-kick.

Course curriculum

    1. Educational Objectives

    2. Available CME Credit

    1. Presentation: Sleep Disturbance in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

About this course

  • Free
  • 3 lessons
  • 0.5 hours of video content

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