Pharmacological management of Parkinson’s disease in older people

Learning objectives:

  • Overview Parkinson’s disease pathophysiology and symptoms
  • Review pharmacological management options for Parkinson’s disease

Competency Standards addressed* include:

  • 3.1.2 Assess medication management practices and needs
  • 3.2.4 Prescribe medicines
  • 3.3.1 Undertake a clinical review

*National Competency Standards Framework for Pharmacists in Australia, 2016


This activity has been accredited for 0.5 hours of Group 1 CPD activity (or 0.5 CPD credits) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which can be converted to 0.5 hours of Group 2 CPD (or 1 CPD credit) upon successful completion of the relevant assessment activity.

Accreditation number: 2020/61