Texas Tourette Symposium — What Makes Them Tic?

Feb. 24, 2017

United Way of Greater Houston
50 Waugh Dr.
Houston, Texas 77007

Register Online

To register/pay online visit the activity website at BaylorCME.org/CME/1530 and follow the instructions.

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Organizing Committee and Activity Faculty

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Activity Planning Committee

Ms. Sheryl Kadmon

 

Sheryl Kadmon
Tourette Association of America
Texas Chapter
Houston, Texas

 

Ms. Cindy Sacks

 

Cindy Sacks
Tourette Association of America
Texas Chapter
Houston, Texas

 

Activity Co-Directors and Faculty

Dr. Joohi Jimenez-Shahed

 

Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Director, Deep Brain Stimulation Program
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

 

Dr. Adriana M. Strutt

 

Adriana M. Strutt, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

 

Activity Faculty

Dr. Carol Brady

 

Carol Brady, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist
Houston, Texas

 

Dr. Suzanne Mouton-Odum

 

Suzanne Mouton-Odum, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist
Houston Area Behavioral Institute for Tourette
Houston, Texas

 

Dr. Barbara Coffey

 

Barbara Coffey, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY

 

Dr. James Poysky

 

James Poysky, Ph.D.
Neuropsychologist
Katy Child Psychology Associates
Katy, Texas

 

Ms. Susan Conners

 

Susan Conners, M.Ed.
President, Greater New York State Chapter
Tourette Association of America
Snyder, NY

 

Dr. Tyson Reuter

 

Tyson Reuter, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist
Houston Area Behavioral Institute for Tourette
Houston, Texas

 

Dr. Joseph Jankovic

 

Joseph Jankovic, M.D.
Professor of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

 

Dr. David Shprecher

 

David Shprecher, D.O.
Movement Disorders Specialist
Banner Sun Health Research Institute
Sun City, Ariz.

 

Dr. Irene Malaty

 

Irene Malaty, M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology
University of Florida
Gainesville, Fla.

 

 

 

 

 

Educational Program

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Endorsed By

  • International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society

Jointly Provided By

  • Tourette Association Center of Excellence
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Tourette Association of America (Texas Chapter)

Needs Assessment

This educational program will review the latest diagnostic and treatment options for Tourette syndrome (TS) and associated co-morbidities, review updates on research into TS genetics and pathophysiology, and provide information about helping individuals with TS and their families navigate the educational system. The program includes an independent track for educators and families that will cover medical, behavioral, and classroom strategies for recognizing and managing symptoms, and will provide an opportunity for a panel discussion with local and national experts in the field.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of the course, participants should be able to:

  • List common treatments for tics in Tourette syndrome
  • Recognize symptoms of and management strategies for common co-morbidities in Tourette syndrome
  • Describe the most recent understanding of the pathophysiology of Tourette syndrome
  • Recommend appropriate testing and accommodations within the school system for individuals with Tourette syndrome and associated co-morbidities

Educational Methods

  • Lecture
  • Case Presentations
  • Question and Answer Sessions
  • Panel Discussion

Evaluation

Evaluation by questionnaire will address program content, presentation, and possible bias.

Accreditation/Credit Designation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Baylor College of Medicine, the Tourette Association Center of Excellence, and Tourette Association of America Texas Chapter. Baylor College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Baylor College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ only available for Track 1.

Attire

Attire for the conference is business casual. Since meeting room temperatures and personal comfort levels vary, it is recommended that you bring a sweater or jacket.

Agenda

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Physician/Healthcare Professional Track 1

Target Audience: Physicians, psychologists, nurses, residents, fellows, and other healthcare professionals in the following specialties: adult and pediatric neurology, adult and pediatric psychiatry, family practice, internal medicine, and pediatrics

Friday, February 24, 2017

7:45 A.M.

Registration and Breakfast

 

8:15

Welcome and Announcements

Adriana M. Strutt, Ph.D.

8:30

Overview of Tourette Syndrome: Tourette Symptoms and Pathophysiology, Including Genetics

Joseph Jankovic, M.D.

9:15

Assessment of Tourette Symptoms: Video Examples and Rating Scales

David Shprecher, D.O.

10:00

Break

 

10:15

Update on Tourette Treatment

Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, M.D. and Tyson Reuter, Ph.D.

11:00

Managing Co-morbidities

Barbara Coffey, M.D.

11:45

Lunch

 

12:30 P.M.

Update on Tourette Syndrome Research

Irene Malaty, M.D.

1:15

Adult Tourette Syndrome

David Shprecher, D.O.

2:00

Break

 

2:15

Neuropsychology of Tourette Syndrome

Adriana M. Strutt, Ph.D.

3:00

Educational Primer - What Do You Need to Know About the Educational System?

Susan Conners, M.Ed.

3:45

Adjourn

 

Family/Educator Track 2

Target Audience: Parents, family members, patients, school counselors, personnel, and other educators

Friday, February 24, 2017

7:45 A.M.

Registration and Breakfast

 

8:15

Welcome and Announcements

Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, M.D.

8:30

Tourette Syndrome Overview - Who, What, Where, When, Why?

Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, M.D.

9:15

Tourette Syndrome Treatment

Barbara Coffey, M.D.

10:00

Break

 

10:15

Behavioral Management - Meds and Non-meds

Irene Malaty, M.D.

11:00

Managing Life at Home with Tourette Syndrome - Healthy Lifestyle

Carol Brady, Ph.D.

11:45

Lunch

 

12:30 P.M.

Education Difficulties in Tourette Syndrome

James Poysky, Ph.D.

1:15

Classroom Strategies for Students with Tourette Syndrome/Tourette Syndrome In-service

Susan Conners, M.Ed.

2:00

Break

 

2:15

Recognition and Behavioral Strategies for ADHD and OCD

Suzanne Mouton-Odum, Ph.D.

3:00

Panel Discussion - Question & Answer Session

All faculty

3:45

Adjourn

 

Faculty, topics, program schedule, and credit are subject to change. Audio or videotaping is prohibited without written permission from the Activity Director and the Office of Continuing Medical Education, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

Continuing Medical Education

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Registration Fee for Track 1

 

Registration Fee for Track 2

Physician
Full-time BCM Faculty
Psychologist
Nurse
BCM Resident*
BCM Fellow*
Non-BCM Resident*
Non-BCM Fellow*
Other Healthcare Professional

$195
$50
$125
$125
$50
$50
$70
$70
$100

 

Educator-Counselor/Personnel
Parent/Family Member
Patient
Psychologist
Nurse
Other Healthcare Professional
 
 
*Email verification of status within 24 hours to .
 

$100
$100
$100
$125
$125
$100

Your registration will not be processed until payment is received. Your registration will be confirmed. If you have not received confirmation at least five business days before the activity start date, contact the Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME) immediately.

If you plan to register on-site, contact OCME at least 24 hours in advance to confirm activity status and space availability. The OCME reserves the right to limit the number of participants in an activity and will not be responsible for any expenses incurred by an individual whose registration is not confirmed and for whom space is not available.

Refund/Cancellation Policy

Requests for registration refunds must be in writing and received by the OCME at least 10 business days before the activity begins. The date the request is received by the OCME will be considered the cancellation date. Requests received after the refund deadline will not be processed. Cancellations are subject to a $50 administrative fee deducted from the registration fee paid to cover guarantees and other expenses. Requests should be emailed to .

The OCME reserves the right to cancel activities, not less than 10 business days before the scheduled date, if extenuating circumstances make it necessary. Registrants will be notified at the contact number indicated on the registration form , and again in writing. If an activity is cancelled, OCME's liability is limited to the registration fee. Note: If the registration payment was made by check, a Social Security number is required to process the refund.

Disclosure

To meet the requirements of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), it is the policy of Baylor College of Medicine that all individuals who are in a position to control the content of the CME activity (activity director, planning committee members, and faculty) disclose relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. All identified conflicts of interest are managed to help ensure that the educational material is scientifically based, accurate, current, and objectively presented. Specific disclosure will be made to the participants before the educational activity.

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By participating in the activity, the registrant/attendee/participant acknowledges that he/she agrees to these stipulations. Audio or videotaping is prohibited without written permission from the Activity Director and the Office of Continuing Medical Education, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.