Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders: A Practical Approach

Saturday, October 17, 2015

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Hilton Houston Plaza/Medical Center
6633 Travis Street
Houston, Texas, 77030
Tel: 713-313-4000

Sponsored by

The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society

Course Description

Parkinson's Disease and Other Movement Disorders: A Practical Approach will provide an overview of movement disorders and practical approaches for the evaluation and management of common movement disorders.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the spectrum of movement disorders, both hypo- and hyperkinetic
  • Describe the differential diagnosis of PD
  • Discuss new breakthroughs in our understanding of PD and other movement disorders
  • Pathophysiology
  • Identify the benefits, limitations, and complications of currently available pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment and surgery for movement disorders
  • Discuss treatment of non-motor symptoms in PD

Recommended Audience

This course is recommended for internists, family practitioners and advanced practice providers (nurse practitioners and physician assistants) caring for patients with hypo- and/or hyperkinetic movement disorders.

Course Details

Course Schedule

7:00 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

 

8:00

Welcome and Introduction to Movement Disorders

Lawrence Elmer, M.D., Ph.D.

8:15

What is PD-Pathophysiology, Genetics, Neuropath, Epidemiology?

Janis Miyasaki, M.D., M.Ed., FRCPC

8:45

Clinical Features of PD and Diagnostic Testing

Richard Dewey

9:15

Secondary Causes of Parkinsonism: The Atypical Syndromes

Irene Litvan

9:45

Break

 

10:00

Treatment of Motor Symptoms in PD

Richard Dewey

10:30

Non-Motor Issues in PD: Sleep Disorders and Dysautonomia

William Ondo, M.D.

11:00

Non-Motor Issues in PD: Cognitive and Neurobehavioral

Lawrence Elmer, M.D., Ph.D.

11:30

Issues in Movement Disorders for Hospitalists

Janis Miyasaki, M.D., M.Ed., FRCPC

Noon

Lunch

 

12:45 p.m.

Tremor Disorders

Joseph Jankovic, M.D.

1:15

Tics, Myoclonus, Tardive and Other Drug-Induced Movement Disorders

Lawrence Elmer, M.D., Ph.D.

1:45

Dystonia and Botulinum Toxin Treatment

Joseph Jankovic, M.D.

2:15

Surgical Treatment of Movement Disorders

Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, M.D.

2:45

Break

 

3:00

Restless Legs Syndrome

William Ondo, M.D.

3:30

Choreas

Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, M.D.

4:00

Psychogenic Movement Disorders

Irene Litvan

4:30

Panel Discussion, Conclusion and Evaluations

 

5:00

Adjourn

 

 

 

 

CME Accreditation

The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society designates this education activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For More Information and to Register

www.movementdisorders.org/MDS/Education/Upcoming-Courses.htm
E-mail: education@movementdisorders.org
Phone: 414-276-2145