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Upcoming Courses

Basic Scientists Summer School, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China

Basic Scientists Summer School

August 3-5, 2017
Suzhou, Jiangsu, China

Pan American Botulinum Toxin Workshop

Pan American Botulinum Toxin Workshop

August 24, 2017
Cartagena, Colombia

Physiotherapy Summer School

Physiotherapy Summer School

September 14-16, 2017
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

MDS-PAS School for Young Neurologists

7th MDS-PAS School for Young Neurologists

September 24-26, 2017
Philadelphia, PA, USA

An Introduction to Rare Movement Disorders Diseases

An Introduction to Rare Movement Disorders Diseases

September 29-30, 2017
Montevideo, Uruguay

1st MDS-ES Summer School for Nurses

September 29-October 1, 2017
Torres Vedras, Portugal

8th Pan American School for Young Neurologists

8th Pan American School for Young Neurologists

December 1-3, 2017
Porto Alegre, Brazil

MDS-PAS 1st Peruvian Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Course

1st Peruvian Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Course

January 11-12, 2018
San Isidro, Lima, Peru

Outreach Education

Welcome to the MDS Outreach Education section. In support of the Society's mission to disseminate knowledge about movement disorders, MDS sponsors the outreach programs listed below which are specifically designed to bring movement disorders education to those areas of the world where it is most needed and often least available. Learn More

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Developing World Education Program

Developing World Education Program (DWEP)

MDS is committed to supporting quality movement disorders education in underserved areas.

Visiting Professor Program

Visiting Professor Program

The Visiting Professor Program supports travel to underserved areas for education and academic exchange.

Ambassador Program

Ambassador Program

The Ambassador Program supports travel to underserved areas for education and scientific exchange.

Virtual Professor Program

The Virtual Professor Program improves the availability of educational initiatives and training in Movement Disorders.

Parkinson and Movement Disorders Curriculum

The Parkinson and Movement Disorders (PMD) Curriculum uses slide sets, videos, and syllabi to provide an overview of movement disorders and outline a clinical approach to the evaluation and management of common movement disorders. PMDC slide sets on the topics below are available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Chinese.

  • Basal ganglia anatomy and physiology
  • Phenomenology of Movement Disorders
  • Etiology and pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease
  • Diagnosis and differential diagnosis of Parkinson's disease
  • Management of early Parkinson's disease
  • Management of Advanced Parkinson's disease
  • Tremor
  • Dystonias
  • Chorea, athetosis and ballism
  • Myoclonus
  • Gait disorders
  • Restless legs syndrome and movement disorders in sleep
  • Management of MSA, PSP, and CBGD
  • Tics and Tourette Syndrome
  • Drug-Induced Parkinsonism (DIP)
  • Psychogenic Movement Disorders

MDS LEAP

MDS LEAP has been established to provide a leadership training program to support the growth, development and success of young movement disorder specialists. Learn more.
 

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MDS Rating Scales

Our scales are designed to assist clinicians measure disease severity and activity.

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Course Development

Help support MDS's educational initiatives by developing your own course.

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E-Learning & CME

In our mission to advance the education of medical professionals worldwide, improve diagnosis and treatment, and encourage research in Parkinson's disease and all other movement disorders, our Society is proud to offer a full spectrum of e-learning educational opportunities to members and non-members alike.

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