European Section
7th Annual European Summer School for Young Neurologists

MDS-ES Summer School 2014 Program

Friday, July 18 - Sunday, July 20
Barcelona, Spain

Friday, July 18, 2014 - Day 1

8:15 - 8:45 Registration
8:45 - 9:00 Welcome
9:00-13:00: The basics of Parkinsonism
9:00 - 9:30 How to diagnose PD
9:30 - 10:00 Evolution of PD motor and non motor features
10:00 - 10:30 Non-motor symptoms in PD
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:30 Pharmacological treatment of PD
11:30 - 12:00 DBS and other surgical treatment for PD
12:00 - 12:30 MSA and PSP
12:30 - 13:00 Gait, balance disorders and their management
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 17:00: Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders
14:00 - 14:30 Dystonia
14:30 - 15:00 Tremor and its differential diagnosis
15:00 - 15:30 Chorea and paroxysmal dyskinesias
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 16:30 Tics and myoclonus
16:30 - 17:00 Psychogenic movement disorders

17:15 - 17:45: Examination session for next day
20:30: Opening dinner

Saturday July 19, 2014- Day 2

9:30 - 14:30 Expert Guided Patient Examinations
Assignment of students to examination groups, explanation of timing and rotations. Participants will examine patients in groups of four (matched prior to degree of expertise, so as to create homogeneous groups), under the guidance of an expert faculty member. Each participant will take the lead in at least one examination. 10 examination rooms will run concurrently with 20 minutes per examination and 5 minutes for rotation to the next examination room.

Examination Sessions:
1) 9:30 - 9:50
2) 9:55 - 10:15
3) 10:20 - 10:40
4) 10:45 - 11:05
5) 11:10 - 11: 30
6) 11: 35 - 11:55
12:00 to 13:00: Lunch break
7) 13:00 - 13:20
8) 13:25 - 13:45
9) 13:50 - 14:10
10) 14:15 - 14:35

14:40 - 15:40 "Bring Your Own Patients"
Students bring their own videos and will discuss with one faculty member in small groups of four students. The best presentation from each of the "Bring Your Own Patient" sessions will be allocated 10 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 2015 MDS conference.

15:45 - 17:00: Faculty Video Session

20:00: Dinner with music

Sunday July 20, 2014- Day 3

8:30 - 9:00 Botulinum toxin for cranio-cervical dystonia
9:00 - 9:30 Botulinum toxin for dystonic and spastic limb disorders
9:30 - 10:00 RLS and other sleep related movement disorders
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:00 Imaging of movement disorders
11:00 - 12:40 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 2015 MDS Congress.
12:40 - 13:00 Summer School review: feedback and evaluation session
13:00 - 13:15 Video presentation winners announced
13:15 Lunch and departure