Nurse Webinars: Nursing Solutions: Improving Parkinson's Care Everywhere

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Moderated by:

Gwyn M. Vernon, M.S.N., R.N., C.R.N.P.
Co-Founder and National Director of The Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty Program at the Parkinson's Foundation

Led by:

Part I: Nurse Managed Specialty Center for People with Limited Access to Expert PD Care:
Ingrid Pretzer-Aboff, Ph.D., R.N.
University of Delaware

Part II: Getting PD Education into the Quality and Safety Standards for Nurses
Gerry Altmiller, Ed.D., A.P.R.N., A.C.N.S.-B.C.
The College of New Jersey

Student-Scholar Notes: A Perspective on Challenges to PD Nursing Care
Joshua Limon, B.S.N.
The College of New Jersey

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the benefits of a nurse managed Parkinson's specialty center.
  • Discuss lessons learned in establishing a telehealth center for PD.
  • Describe several health disparities among people with PD.
  • Identify strategies nurses can use to address health disparities in PD.
  • Recognize the availability of the PD module on the Quality and Safety in Nursing Education (QSEN) website as a tool for nurse faculty and students.

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This series supports the Parkinson's Foundation's mission to make life better for people with Parkinson's disease by improving care and advancing research towards a cure. Support from the Edmond J. Safra Foundation and Lundbeck LLC makes it possible.


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