MDS News
July 2010

14th International Congress News

Claim CME/EACCME Credit:
To claim CME/EACCME for the 14th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders, click here.

Order 14th International Congress Teaching Courses on DVD - Each DVD includes slides, audio and video of all eight teaching courses and the accompanying syllabi.

MDS Members: $100 / Non-Members: $200

Please click here for more information and to submit your order.

MDS Seeks Honorary Member Award Nominations

Each year MDS presents up to two Honorary Member Awards recognizing individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to the field of Movement Disorders or otherwise to The Movement Disorder Society. We are now accepting Honorary Member nominations from MDS members. Please include the candidate’s name and institution, as well as their complete contact information when submitting your nominations. Please submit nominations to Pam Fierst no later than September 27, 2010.

Web Site News

Browse the July Edition of the MDS Web site! - This month, we feature the theme “Driving and Parkinson’s” with feature articles by: Ergun Y. Uc, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinic, Iowa City, Iowa USA; and Ester Klimkeit, adjunct senior lecturer position in the School of Psychology and Psychiatry at Monash University, Victoria, Australia. To read the articles, click on the links below:

Driving Ability in Parkinson's Disease: Balancing road safety with loss of independence

Driving in Parkinson's Disease: Decision on driving fitness a joint process

Editor’s Choice Article – This month’s Editor’s Choice Article is “Imaging Essential Tremor” by Ioannis U. Isaias, et al. The podcast summary and review is provided by Joseph Jankovic, MD, Professor of Neurology and Director, Parkinson Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas USA. To read the review, click here.

Case of the Month - This 58-year-old woman with Type 2 diabetes presented 9 years prior with mild speech problems, poor handwriting, mild incoordination of the hands and mild imbalance. Click here to read more.

Quick Opinion Please - This is the case of a 19-year-old, right-handed young woman with gradual onset of tremors for about 2-3 years. Click here to read more.

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Education Announcements
Educational Activities

Non-CME E-Learning Activities

Nonmotor Aspects of Parkinson's Disease Webcast
From the Edward I. Rudman Parkinson's Disease Patient and Caregiver Symposium: Non Motor Aspects of Parkinson's Disease. Intended for patients and caregivers.

Online CME Activities

The Clinicians' and Nurses' Guide to Parkinson's Disease

De Novo Parkinson's Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment

Recent Online Journal CME


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