2014 Webcast

New information for neurologists and other medical professionals broadcast from the Newseum in Washington, DC.

What is Parkinson's Disease?

What is Parkinson's Disease?

2 hours

Target Audience

This activity is intended for neurologists and other medical professionals with a specific interest in the management of Parkinson's Disease.

How to get CME credit

To receive credit, participants must view the webcast or DVD, register on this site, and successfully complete the post-test and evaluation (successful passing grade ≥70%). Certificates can be printed on line.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this continuing medical education activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the traditional diagnostic criteria for PD, including the UK Brain Bank
  • Identify early, non-dopamine related features of PD and the potential of non-motor symptoms to cause disability
  • Identify genetic mutations and their importance to PD pathology
  • Explain the importance of early treatment of PD to improved patient wellbeing
  • Create awareness of cognitive impairment and its relevance to PD


This activity has been planned and implemented by Ciné-Med and Peer Health Communications. Ciné-Med is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing medical education for the health care team.

Designation Statement

Ciné-Med, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure statement

Ciné-Med, In accordance with the ACCME's Standards for Commercial Support, requires individuals with control over content to disclose to learners any relevant financial relationships(s). Faculty disclosures can be found on the Faculty page.

This continuing medical education activity is jointly sponsored by Ciné-Med, Inc. and Peer Health Communications.