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Course Overview

Essential tremor is the most common form of tremor. It can be stressful and embarrassing for patients, and can potentially lead to disabilities. The diagnosis of ET is based on clinical findings, as there are no laboratory tests to confirm the presence of ET. Therefore, it is imperative for healthcare professionals to know the differences among the various types of tremor and the possible causes so patients can be managed appropriately. Although many medications and other non-drug treatments have been evaluated for ET, propranolol and primidone remain first-line therapy. There are also several lifestyle tips that should be discussed with patients to help them cope with ET. Healthcare professionals should be familiar with ET, various treatment options, and lifestyle tips to help patients with this chronic condition.

About the Course Author

Cathy Meives, PharmD, is a clinical manager for Clinical Effectiveness. She has several years of experience in the drug information industry, including referential and embedded drug content. She contributes to and manages professional and patient-facing drug information and IV compatibility content. In addition, Meives has poison control and toxicology experience.

Cathy Meives PharmD has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Accreditation Information

Certificates provided by accrediting body (2 Match)

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

    1.00HOURS

    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


    Type Activity: Knowledge
    Target Audience Designation: P
    ACPE Universal Activity Number: JA4008266-0000-20-143-H01-P
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education

    1.00HOURS

    In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


    Type Activity: Knowledge
    Target Audience Designation: T
    ACPE Universal Activity Number: JA4008266-0000-20-143-H01-T


Course Details
  • Course Code:

    REL-ACU-0-PHARM143
  • Hours:

    1.00
  • Type:

    Online Course
  • Release Date:

    2020-04-01
  • Expiration Date:

    2022-06-07
  • Learning Objectives:

    Discuss lifestyle tips for patients with ET; Identify three types of tremor; List two first-line drug therapies for ET and how they should be used
  • Target Audience:

    The target audience for this course is: Nurses; Pharmacists; Pharmacy Technicians; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility.
  • Course Delivery Method and Format:

    Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
    Relias has a grievance policy in place to facilitate reports of dissatisfaction. Relias will make every effort to resolve each grievance in a mutually satisfactory manner. In order to report a complaint or grievance please contact Relias.
    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Support by completing the web form (https://www.relias.com/help) or by using the chat functionality.
    All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
    Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply any endorsement, recommendation, or favoring of, or affiliation with, Relias, LLC.
    All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
    To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
  • Accommodations:

    If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.
  • Disclosures:

    Expert Reviewers, Instructors, and Staff Writers disclosures will be listed above after the individuals' biographical paragraph. All other members involved within the planning of this educational activity have declared no conflict of interest exists when planning and developing this course.
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