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First prescriptions for parkinson's disease

This CPD module aims to help the pharmacy team deal with first prescriptions for Parkinson's disease.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, pharmacy technicians will be able to:    

  • Differentiate between the three main first-line medicines for motor symptoms
  • Recognise non-motor symptoms
  • Start a conversation using some suggested talking points.

Contributing author: Esther Wong, lead pharmacist for neurology, Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust. 

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