Motor Fluctuations in Parkinson’s Disease: Causes, Consequences, and New Choices for Management

Motor Fluctuations in Parkinson’s Disease: Causes, Consequences, and New Choices for Management

Activity Overview

This CME activity will feature expert clinicians assessing recent therapeutic updates in the treatment of patients with Parkinson’s disease and the latest strategies to manage Off episodes.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Examine the causes and burden of Off episodes associated Parkinson’s disease (PD) as well as the need for improved therapeutic options for symptom management.
  • Identify patients with PD who are experiencing Off episodes and adjust the care plan accordingly.
  • Evaluate the latest clinical advances regarding new approaches for the management of Off episodes in patients with PD.

Featured Speakers

Rajesh Pahwa, MD (Activity Chair)
Laverne & Joyce Rider Professor of Neurology
Chief, Parkinson & Movement Disorders Division
Director, Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence
University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS

Stuart Isaacson, MD
Director, Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center of Boca Raton
Associate Professor of Neurology
FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Boca Raton, FL

Daniel E. Kremens, MD, JD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Co-Director of Comprehensive Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

How to Participate in This Activity and Obtain CME Credit

To participate in this CME activity, you must read the objectives, answer the pretest questions, view the CME content, and complete the posttest and evaluation. Provide only one (1) correct answer for each question. A satisfactory score is defined as answering 2 of 3 posttest questions correctly. Upon receipt of the completed materials, if a satisfactory score on the posttest is achieved, Vindico Medical Education will issue an AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ Certificate.


Vindico Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Vindico Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This enduring material is approved for 1 year from the date of original release, March 19, 2019 to March 18, 2020.

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Support Statement

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Target Audience

The intended audience for this activity is neurologists, neurology nurses, and other health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with Parkinson’s disease.

Unlabeled and Investigational Usage

The audience is advised that this continuing medical education activity may contain references to unlabeled uses of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved products or to products not approved by the FDA for use in the United States. The faculty members have been made aware of their obligation to disclose such usage. All activity participants will be informed if any speakers/authors intend to discuss either non-FDA-approved or investigational use of products/devices.

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