China Continuing Education Classes for Parkinson and Movement Disorders


The China Continuing Education Classes for Parkinson and Movement Disorders
April 11-12, 2015
 

Course Description

The field of Parkinson’s disease and Movement Disorders is underserved in China with a population of 1.3 billion. The understanding of Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders is rapidly evolving. Numerous therapeutic medical and surgical treatment options are available in the market.

The China Continuing Education Classes for Parkinson and Movement Disorders is intended to provide up to date discussion on Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders and all available advanced therapies in the field. This will be the first educational course of this magnitude on Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders in China.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to accomplish the following:

  • Better understanding of clinical phenomenology of Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders
  • List the treatments available for the management of motor and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease
  • Give an overview on clinical description and treatment of atypical parkinsonism and hyperkinetic movement disorders
  • Provide an overview of the selection process of candidates for Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) in movement disorders – especially Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, and tremor – and outline the efficacy and associated risks for DBS. This includes knowledge about the different brain targets used for DBS and their effects on specific symptoms
  • Discuss role of Botulinum toxin therapy for movement disorders
     
Recommended Audience

This course will be directed toward neurologists in China.

Venue

Grand Metro Park Hotel Hangzhou
2 Pinghai Road Hangzhou 31006, China

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