MDS Webcasts

Evidence-Based Medicine Update on Treatments for Parkinson's Disease
Recorded November 9, 2012

This webcast was created from a course held at the Hyatt Regency Toronto in Toronto, ON, Canada, on November 9, 2012. 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.

    At the conclusion of this activity, viewers 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

2011 Edward I. Rudman Patient and Caregiver Symposium
Recorded Saturday, October 22, 2011

This webcast was created from the Edward I. Rudman Parkinson's Disease Patient and Caregiver Symposium: Recent Advances in Parkinson's Disease which took place on October 22, 2011 at The Conference Center at Harvard Medical. Topics covered the risk factors for Parkinson's disease, gene therapy, new and future treatments, advances in Deep Brain Stimulation, exercise and dance for Parkinson's disease, and creating a center of excellence. Intended for patients and caregivers.
    

De Novo Parkinson's Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment Webcast (Members Only)
Recorded Saturday, April 26, 2010

On April 24, 2010, The Movement Disorder Society (MDS) sponsored a course entitled De Novo Parkinson's Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment at the University of Lisbon Faculty of Medicine in Lisbon, Portugal. Attended by over 100 neurologists, this course covered a wide variety of topics including natural history of PD, diagnosing PD, disease modifying strategies in PD, and management of non-motor problems in early PD. Intended for general neurologists, geriatricians and general practitioners.
    

KUMC 4th Annual Parkinson's Disease Symposium Webcast
Recorded Saturday, August 21, 2010

University of Kansas Medical Center's Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorder Center hosted the 4th Annual Parkinson's Disease Symposium on August 21, 2010 in Kansas City, KS, USA. Attended by over 800 people, this interactive event covered a wide range of topics including basic information on the diagnosis, symptoms and treatment of Parkinson's disease, novel interventions, potential benefits of Deep Brain Stimulation, sleep problems in PD, benefits of exercise, and understanding the concept of slowing progression of PD. Intended for patients and caregivers.
    

Edward I. Rudman Parkinson's Disease Patient and Caregiver Symposium: Non Motor Aspects of Parkinson's Disease Webcast
Recorded Saturday, October 31, 2009

This webcast was created from the Edward I. Rudman Parkinson's Disease Patient and Caregiver Symposium: Non Motor Aspects of Parkinson's Disease which took place on October 31, 2009 at The Conference Center at Harvard Medical. Topics covered were important nonmotor aspects of Parkinson's disease such as depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, autonomic disturbances, and cognitive deficits which often impact the quality of life of patients with Parkinson's disease as much as or even more than motor symptoms. Intended for patients and caregivers.

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