European Section
MDS-ES Summer School for Young Neurologists

Program

FRIDAY, JULY 6

DAY 1-HYPOKINETIC DISORDERS
Diagnosis of Parkinson's disease and differential diagnosis
08.00 welcome coffee
08.20 Welcome to the Summer School from the Directors
8:30 Introductory Lecture 1: Overview of hypokinetic disorders : how to examine a movement disorders patient
09.00 Introductory Lecture: Overview of hypokinetic disorder: How do I examine a Parkinsoniam syndrome)
09.30 Parkinson's disease: Clinical Features fluctuations and dyskinesias
10: 00 Pharmacological treatment of Parkinson's disease
10.30 Behavioral disorders in Parkinson's disease
11:00 coffee break
11.30 Gait and balance disorders and management
12:00 Cognitive Impairment in other parkinsonian disorders
12.30 MSA and PSP
13.00 Lunch break
14.00-17.00 Patient examination session- Hypokinetic Patients.
 
SATURDAY, JULY 7

DAY 2-HYPERKINETIC DISORDERS
08.00 Myoclonus
08.30 Tremor
09.00 Choreas
09.30: Tics and Tourette syndrome
10.00 Dystonia phenomenology, clinical features and treatments
10.30 Coffee Break
11: 00 Ataxia
11.30 Less common movement disorders and Psychogenic movement disorders
12:00 'Bring Your Own Patient'
Students bring their histories/videos and will discuss with faculty in small groups (five students/ one faculty, parallel sessions) - The best presentation from each of the 'Bring Your Own Patient' sessions will be allocated ten minutes on Sunday to give their presentations to the whole group and 5 minutes for discussion, to compete for a prize of a free registration to the 17th International Movement Disorder Society Congress in 2013.
13.00 Lunch break
14.00-17.00 Patient examination session- Hyperkinetic Patients
20.00 Video Dinner (Interesting Video Cases presented by faculty)
 
SUNDAY, JULY 8

DAY 3-SIMPLE AND COMPLEX PATIENT MANAGEMENT ISSUES
Meeting Room at the Participant Hotel (or the venue)
8:30 Emergency room, internal medicine and Movement disorders
09.00 Botulinum toxin; backgrounds and video demonstration
09.30 Therapeutic management of Parkinson's disease: what is new?
10.00 Deep brain stimulation: what a neurologist should know?
10.30 coffee break
11:00 Imaging and movement disorders
11:30 Sleep disorders
12:00 Presentation of selected student case histories/videos - the best presentation from each of the 'Bring Your Own Patient' sessions will be allocated ten minutes to give their presentations to the whole group and five minutes for discussion, to compete for a prize of a free registration to the 2013 Movement Disorder Society Congress.
12.30 Summer School review: feedback and conclusion