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Understanding the Non-Motor and Psychiatric Features of Parkinson’s Disease CEU Webinar

Understanding the Non-Motor and Psychiatric Features of Parkinson’s Disease

Arita McCoy Johns Hopkins Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder CenterParkinson’s disease is a chronic, complex neurological disorder that involves multiple body systems. We know this to chiefly be a disease that complicates movement, but we have learned there are many other non-motor symptoms of this disease, which can be major determinants of quality of life. We will review these non-motor symptoms and discuss psychiatric manifestations of the disease to increase awareness and treatment.

Right at Home Nassau Suffolk invites you to our webinar hosted by Arita McCoy, a Nurse Practitioner at the Johns Hopkins Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Center on Wednesday, April 29th. 

  • Wednesday, April 29, 2020
  • 1:00 PM Eastern
  • Free
  • Earn 1 complimentary CE Credit.  

In this webinar, participants will be able to: 

  • Define and identify non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease
  • Understand potential time points in disease progression with respect to non-motor symptom presentation.
  • Become familiar with treatment options and appropriate specialists to refer to if needed.

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About the Presenter:

Arita McCoy is a Nurse Practitioner at the Johns Hopkins Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorder Center. She has worked at the center for the past 13 years in multiple roles, including outreach assistant and research nurse. In her current role as a nurse practitioner, Arita splits her time between regular clinical care of patients and rating/performing procedures in clinical trials. She is also the coordinator of the Johns Hopkins Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence, which allows her to play an active role in community outreach and education.

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