Journal CME

In alignment with our educational mission, The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society from time to time provides CME-accredited activities via our website. These activities aim to expand the outreach of our educational offerings, and fulfill our desire to address the needs of our target audience.

On behalf of The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, Movement Disorders Journal Editor Dr. Jose Obeso would like to acknowledge the contributions of the following colleagues on the Journal Continuing Medical Education Committee for their efforts and contributions toward quality medical education:

  • Kelly Lyons, Lees Summit, MO, USA, Chair
  • Nico Diederich, Noerdange, Luxembourg, member
  • Oscar Gershanik, Buenos Aires, Argentina, member
  • Per L. A. Odin, Bremerhaven, Germany, member
Method of Participation

In order to access the articles:

  • Click the red “View Journal CME articles” button at the top right of this page.
  • Select the specific article you wish to review.
  • Enter your name, institution information, email, and business address.
  • Select the blue “Download Article” link to access the pdf of the journal and read thoroughly before answering the post-test questions below.
  • Please fill out the course evaluation when finished. This process should take approximately 1 hour.

In order to receive CME credit:

  • A passing score  (75 % or higher ) must be obtained on the Journal CME quiz. You will then be provided with a link that you can click to download your CME Certificate.
Hardware/Software Requirements

An updated version of Adobe Acrobat Reader™ is required to view Journal CME articles. Click here to get Acrobat Reader™

Provider Contact Information

If you have any questions about Internet Journal CME or how to acquire CME credit, please e-mail or phone +1 (414) 276-2145.

Policy on Privacy and Confidentiality

MDS will collect and store information you provide in this Internet educational activity for the purposes of enabling us to register your participation in the activity, to assist with administrative and planning purposes, for future planning and development of educational offerings and to allow the compilation and analysis of statistics relevant to MDS.

The information that you provide in this Internet educational activity including without limitation any feedback obtained during the activity, will be used by MDS to offer, provide and continue to improve MDS educational offerings and other services.

MDS will not otherwise, without your consent, use or disclose your personal information for any purpose unless it would reasonably be expected that such a purpose is related to the offer, provision and improvement of MDS or where such purpose is permitted or required by law.


The MDS will document that it owns the copyright for, or has received permissions for use of, or is otherwise permitted to use copyrighted materials within a CME activity on the Internet.

Accreditation Statement

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.

Credit Designation Statement

The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Relationship Disclosures

Kelly Lyons PhD - Lees Summit, MO, USA - Dr. Lyons is a consultant for Teva and St. Jude Medical.

Oscar Gershanik MD - Buenos Aires, Argentina - Dr. Gershanik has received grants or research support from the University of Buenos Aires, the Agency for the Promotion of Science and Technology (Argentina), and GlaxoSmithKline. He has also received a salary from the Institute of Neuroscience, Favaloro Foundation, Argentina.

Per L. A. Odin MD, PhD - Bremerhaven, Germany - Dr. Odin has has worked as a consultant for Abbott, Cephalon, Ipsen, Britannia, Boehringer-Ingelheim, and received Honoraria from Solvay Pharma, Cephalon, Boehringer-Ingelheim, GSK, Schwarz Pharma/UCB, Lundbeck, and Teva.

Nico Diederich MD - Noerdange, Luxembourg - Dr. Diederich has indicated he has no financial relationships to disclose.


There is no commercial support for Internet Journal CME.