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Accreditation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the sponsorship of The Movement Disorder Society. The Movement Disorder Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The Movement Disorder Society designates this educational activity for a maximum of 37 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ô. Physicians should only claim credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Claiming CME Credits or Certificates of Attendance
To claim your CME Credit or Certificates of Attendance, please follow the link below to fill out the Online CME Self-Report Form and print your CME Certificate or Certificate of Attendance from your computer.

The purpose of the MDS 11th International Congress is to offer a forum for clinical and basic discussion on a variety of Movement Disorder topics, including presentations of current research and available treatments.

Learning Objectives
As a result of participating in this activity, the attendee should be better able to:

  1. Describe the pathophysiology and neurobiology of Parkinsonís disease and other Movement Disorders;
  2. Discuss the diagnostic approaches and tools available for Parkinsonís disease and other Movement Disorders;
  3. Discuss the pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment options available for Parkinsonís disease and other Movement Disorders.

Target Audience
The target audience of the 11th International Congress of Parkinsonís Disease and Movement Disorders includes clinicians, researchers, post-doctoral fellows, medical residents, medical students and other healthcare professionals with an interest in the current research and approaches for the diagnosis and treatment of Movement Disorders.

MDS Disclosure and Resolution of Conflict of Interest Policy
It is the policy of The Movement Disorder Society (MDS) to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all MDS sponsored educational activities. All planning committee and faculty members participating in any MDS sponsored activity are required to disclose to MDS and the activity audience all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. Relevant relationships are defined as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months. This pertains to relationships with pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device manufacturers, or other corporations whose products or services are related to the field of Movement Disorders. This disclosure will be provided to all participants prior to the beginning of the CME activity. The intent of this policy is not to prevent a speaker with a potential conflict of interest from making a presentation. It is merely intended that any potential conflict should be identified and resolved prior to the activity, so that there is no commercial bias present in the presentation. Failure by any faculty or planning committee member to disclose all such relationships will result in their inability to participate in the CME activity.