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CME / ABIM MOC

Motor Fluctuations in PD: Addressing OFF Symptoms and Dyskinesia

  • Authors: Michael S. Okun, MD; Daniel O. Claassen, MD, MS; Irene A.C. Malaty, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 9/16/2019
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 9/16/2020
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for neurologists, primary care physicians, and cardiologists.

The goal of this activity is to review the symptoms associated with motor fluctuations in patients with Parkinson disease (PD) and present a rationale for the selection of therapies for patients with PD who exhibit symptoms of dyskinesia and wearing-off.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Symptoms associated with motor fluctuations in patients with PD
  • Have greater competence related to
    • The selection of therapies in patients with PD who exhibit symptoms of dyskinesia and wearing-off


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Moderator

  • Michael S. Okun, MD

    Adelaide Lackner Professor
    Chairman, Department of Neurology
    Executive Director, Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases
    University of Florida Health
    Gainesville, Florida

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Michael S. Okun, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Panelists

  • Daniel O. Claassen, MD, MS

    Associate Professor of Neurology
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Nashville, Tennessee

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Daniel O. Claassen, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: AbbVie Inc.; ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Lundbeck, Inc.; Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.; Teva Pharmaceuticals USA; Vertical Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    Received grants for clinical research from: AbbVie Inc.; Lundbeck, Inc.; Genentech, Inc.; Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.; Roche; Vaccinex

  • Irene A.C. Malaty, MD

    Barbara Padgett Dein Professor
    Director, National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence
    University of Florida
    Associate Professor, Neurology
    University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders
    Neurologist, Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases
    Gainesville, Florida

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Irene A.C. Malaty, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Received grants for clinical research from: AbbVie Inc.; Auspex; Biogen; Biotie; Integrid; Lilly; Lundbeck, Inc.; Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.; Pfizer Inc.; Revance; Teva Pharmaceuticals USA

Editor

  • Lisette Arnaud-Hevi, PhD

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Lisette Arnaud-Hevi, PhD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Heather Lewin, MAT

    Senior Scientific Content Manager, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Heather Lewin, MAT, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CME Reviewer

  • Esther Nyarko, PharmD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Esther Nyarko, PharmD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


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CME / ABIM MOC

Motor Fluctuations in PD: Addressing OFF Symptoms and Dyskinesia

Authors: Michael S. Okun, MD; Daniel O. Claassen, MD, MS; Irene A.C. Malaty, MDFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 9/16/2019

Valid for credit through: 9/16/2020

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