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Parkinson's Disease and Medication

This course discusses the importance of Parkinson's medication, why it is so important that the patient receives their medication on time and what the effects can be if we do not do this.

Presented by the Intermediate Care Pharmacy Team. 

Entry Requirements 

Care home must care for Intermediate Care patients.

Who the course is for

All Senior Carers and Nursing staff who manage medication.

Learning method

The course is Face to Face and will take you approximately 60 minutes to complete. Supporting documentation will be given for future reference.

What you will learn

By completing this course, you will:

  • Be able to identify common Parkinson's medication
  • Understand why they are important and the effects to the patient if they miss doses or don't receive their doses at the time specified.
  • What to do if a patient does miss a dose(s).
  • What working practice can we do to support staff to ensure we administer medication on time. 

Course benefits

  • Build confidence levels of Attendees.
  • Gaining a better understanding of Parkinson's Disease in general.

Course dates and times

No set dates, please contact the Technician in your area and a date and time can be arranged.

How to book

To book this course please email the Pharmacy Technician associated to your area, listed below:

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  • County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
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Contact us
Contact County Durham Care Academy
03000 260 222
Our address is:
  • Durham County Council
  • Green Lane
  • Spennymoor
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • DL16 6JQ