{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Dive into Deep Brain Stimulation

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about DBS for patients with movement disorders.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Differentiate Parkinson disease, essential tremor, and dystonia.
  2. Outline how the DBS device operates.
  3. Identify the nursing care required perioperatively, as well as implications for patient/family teaching.
Price: $12.95


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: NMIE0717B
Published: Jul/Aug 2017
Expires: 6/5/2020
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Kathryn Murphy, DNSc, NP
Categories: Neurological , Surgery