Botulinum Toxin in Neurological Practice - Ljubljana
Botulinum Toxin in Neurological Practice
Ljubljana, Slovenia - November 21-22, 2014
Despite increasingly widespread use of botulinum toxins (BoNT) treatment for neurological disorders, there is no recognized or regularly available training scheme in most European countries. Several European guidelines recommend formal training, but available training is haphazard and is rarely organized by non-pharmaceutical entities. This course was developed by MDS to address that gap.
At the conclusion of this activity, participants were able to accomplish the following:
Explain a treatment plan for a movement disorders patient using botulinum toxin, including which toxin to use and why, dosing, and potential adverse effects
Understand and explain the role of botulinum toxin injections in the management of movement disorders
Describe the technique of injection, including the use of EMG and/or ES for muscle localization in movement disorders characterized by excessive muscle activity
Explain the side effects of botulinum toxin injections in specific body regions
Describe a treatment plan that incorporates medical and chemodenervation for various movement disorders
This course was intended for medical practitioners, specialist nurse practitioners, and other paramedical equivalents in the relevant fields with a working knowledge of diagnosis and general management of the various conditions.
Registration for this course is now closed.
Registration includes entrance to all sessions, course materials, catering and 1-year associate membership for eligible non-members. To find out more about associate membership or eligibility, please visit the Associate Membership Webpage.
*Please note that only MDS members with Student, Resident or Waived Dues Membership status are eligible for the Junior Participant/Waived Dues Rate.
Refund Policy: For cancellation 2 weeks in advance of a course the registration fee will be 100% refunded, minus a $25 administrative fee. For cancellation within 2 weeks of a course, the registration fee is non-refundable.