Regional Sections Course Reports

Movement Disorder: From Basic to Clinical Update Bandung, Indonesia

Movement Disorder: From Basic to Clinical Update
Bandung, Indonesia

January 10-11, 2009

Aiming to improve regional clinician's knowledge about basic science, clinical assessment and management of movement disorder diseases, Movement Disorder Society (MDS) Asian & Oceanian Chapter jointly with Department of Neurology Hasan Sadikin Hospital Faculty of Medicine Padjadjaran University Indonesia hosted a teaching course "Movement Disorder: From Basic To Clinical Update."

The course was conducted in Bandung City on January 10th-11th, 2009. Three invited MDS experts Erle Chuen-Hian Lim MD (Singapore), Roongroj Bhidayasiri MD (Thailand) and Andrew Evans MD (Australia) together with Tan Siau Kuan MD (Indonesia) delivered wide range of topics in didactic lectures with question-answer, an interactive videos seminar, live patient demonstration with panel discussion by experts, video case presentations by participants and video quiz sessions. This first MDS sponsored teaching course in Indonesia was attended enthusiastically by a total of 267 participants, consisting of 222 Neurologists and 45 residents of Neurology from all regions of the country.

Contributed by Paulus Anam Ong, MD
Course Director