Neurodegenerative Diseases Pillar 2: Pharmacology of Neurodegenerative Diseases

By the end of this module, you will be able to:
Learning Objectives:

List key actions of pharmacologic treatments available for Parkinson’s and Alzheimer's disease
Recognize that treatment of neurodegenerative diseases is mostly symptomatic and typically relies on modification of neurotransmission with pharmacotherapy
Define the role of pharmacologic modulation of dopaminergic system
Explain the concept of cholinergic dysfunction
-Get familiar with common side effects of pharmacologic agents used in treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

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This activity was orginally created on: Feb. 19, 2016
  • So Young Oh
  • Michael Garabedian
  • Miroslaw Brys
  • Jillian Halpern