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MDS 2020 Virtual Congress Teaching Course: Dystonia & Resources

Length:4 HoursCME Credits:0Release Date:May 18, 2021

Experienced / Intermediate

Program Description

As part of the MDS Curriculum Track "Introduction to Dystonia," this Teaching Course from the 2020 MDS Virtual Congress will provide a comprehensive overview to enrolled learners. In addition, a number of curated lectures, videos, and journal articles are also provided. 

This course and resources are best enrolled in as part of the curriculum track but this program can also be enrolled in independent of that. 


Teaching Course Lecturer: 

Cynthia Comella, MD, FAAN, FASM, FANA - Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Featuring Resources By

Marie Vidailhet, MD, PhD - Salpetriere Hospital, Paris, France

Samer D. Tabbal, MD - American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon

Christos Ganos, MD - Charite University Medicine, Berlin, Germany

Course Purpose

The primary purpose of this program is to provide an overview regarding phenomenology and diagnostic approach to a dystonia patient.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe the phenomenology of dystonia

Intended Audience

This activity is intended for students, residents, neurologists, neurosurgeons, specialist nurses, and health professionals.

Hardware and Software Requirements

1. Active Internet connection (DSL or Cable). Dial-up connection will have constant buffering problem.
2. Compatible with Windows PC and MAC (256 MB of RAM or higher)
3. Activity is best viewed on Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.
4. Adobe Flash Player 12.0 (or higher).
5. Adobe Reader to print certificate.
6. Allow ActiveX controls to run on your computer: If the yellow strip appears on the top of your web browser while running the Webcast, right click on it and select Allow blocked contents to run.
7. Turn the Pop-up blocker off: On the Tools menu, point to Pop-up Blocker, and then click Turn Off Pop-up Blocker

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