Past Activities
Botulinum Toxin Training in Neurological Practice

Botulinum Toxin Training in Neurological Practice

Course Program

DAY 1
14:00-14:15 Welcome and introduction
Carlo Colosimo
14:15-14:45 Phenomenology and differential diagnosis of hyperkinetic disorders
Zvezdan Pirtosek
14:45-15:15 Botulinum toxin preparations and how they work: Principles of clinical use
Alfredo Berardelli
15:15-15:30 Running a botulinum toxin clinic
Carlo Colosimo
15:30-16:00 Targeting techniques - clinical, EMG, ultrasound
Dirk Dressler
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-17:00 Craniofacial, oromandibular dystonia and HFS
Giovanni Fabbrini
17:00-17:30 Cervical Dystonia
Anna Rita Bentivoglio
17:30-18:00 Limb dystonia including writer's cramp
Antonio Suppa
18:00-18:45 Spasticity
Joerg Wissel
18:45-19:30 Video panel discussion - All faculty
DAY 2
09:00-11:00 Small group interactive case demonstrations
Carlo Colosimo, Alfredo Berardelli, Matteo Bologna, Giovanni Fabbrini,
Marco Frontoni, Antonio Suppa
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-13:00 Small group interactive case demonstrations
13:00-13:15 Closing discussion (Q&A session)
13:30 Farewell Lunch

Course Directors
Carlo Colosimo · Rome, Italy

Course Faculty
Anna Rita Bentivoglio - Rome, Italy
Alfredo Berardelli · Rome, Italy
Dirk Dressler · Hannover, Germany
Giovanni Fabbrini · Rome, Italy
Zvezdan Pirtosek - Ljubljana, Slovenia
Antonio Suppa · Rome, Italy
Joerg Wissel · Beelitz-Heilstatten, Germany