MDS-ES Summer School for Young Neurologists
7th Annual MDS-ES Summer School for Young Neurologists
Barcelona, Spain - July 18-20, 2014
Applications are now closed. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance status by May 26, 2014.
The 2014 Summer School for Young Neurologists will take place in Barcelona, Spain, July 18 – 20, 2014. Young neurologists, who are interested in training in the field of movement disorders, as well as those who already have some experience in movement disorders, will be taught by an MDS-ES international faculty of senior movement disorder specialists.
The summer school course design uses several educational methods. Students will attend large lectures and panel discussions with question and answer sessions, will be involved in group presentations and case discussions, will work with movement disorders patients and present their own case-study videos.
The first day will focus on the basics of parkinsonism and hyperkinetic movement disorders. The second day will allow participants not only to examine patients, but also to share their own patient videos with their fellow participants. The third day will cover simple and complex patient management issues, including administration of botulinum toxin and neuroimaging.
At the conclusion of the course participants should be able to:
Examine a patient with a movement disorder
Reach a diagnosis on straightforward movement disorders cases
Propose a differential diagnosis on more complex movement disorders patients
Present a movement disorders case history
Design, review and modify a patient treatment plan
This course is recommended for young neurologists within five years of their completion of general neurological training who are interested in specializing in movement disorders and young neurologists who are already training in movement disorders.
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