Course Report: Evidence Based Medicine Update on Treatments for Parkinson's Disease

Course Description

The Evidence Based Medicine Update on Treatments for Parkinson's Disease outlined the concept of EBM and then presented the findings from the recent reviews. This was followed by case scenarios thereby putting the theory into practice.

Accreditation Statement

The Movement Disorder Society course Evidence Based Medicine Update on Treatments for Parkinson's Disease is designated for a maximum of 6 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she spent in the education activity.
Venue

This course took place at the Medical University Innsbruck.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Explain the concept of evidence based medicine
  • List the treatments available for the management of motor and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease
  • Identify the role of each agent in the treatment of Parkinson's disease as indicated by the evidence based review
  • Discuss the clinical applications of each treatment in the management of Parkinson's disease
     

Recommended Audience

This course was recommended for Movement disorder specialists, general neurologists, geriatricians, neurosurgeons, neurologists in training and Health Professionals (non-physicians).

For more information contact: MDS Education

 

Support

This course was supported by unrestricted educational grants from:

Teva        Lundbeck        UCB       Abbvie
 

 Local supporters: Allergan Austria, Boehringer Ingelheim Austria, Lundbeck Austria, MEDA Pharma.

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