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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
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MDS-AS 3rd Virtual Interactive Course: Principles of Movement Disorders

CME Credits:0Date:Jun 08, 2023 - Aug 16, 2023

Foundational / BeginnerExperienced / Intermediate

Program Description

The MDS-AS 3rd Virtual Interactive Course: Principles of Movement Disorders is a 10-week course comprised of 5 module topics, each topic structured over a two-week period with course content and interactions occurring via the LMS course platform and discussion board with opportunities to interact with expert faculty and other course participants. This innovative course format features topics led by international movement disorder experts on the basics of movement disorders, including Parkinson's disease, atypical and acquired parkinsonism, tremor, dystonia, chorea, drug induced movement disorders, myoclonus, tics and pediatric movement disorders.


Applications are now closed.


  • Biomarkers & Diagnostic Tools
  • Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders
  • Other Movement Disorders
  • Parkinson Disease/Hypokinetic Movement Disorders
  • Therapies-Pharmacological


Course Director:

Ali S. Shalash, MD, PhD - Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt 


Module Faculty: 


Course Purpose

The primary purpose of this course is to provide an overview of various Movement Disorders. This 10 week course is different than previous online courses and consists of 5 modular topics, each topic structured over a two-week period as follows:

  1. Movement Disorders (Clinical Approaches): June 8, 2023 - June 21, 2023
  2. Parkinson's Disease and Parkinsonism: June 22, 2023 - July 5, 2023
  3. Management of Parkinson's Disease: July 6, 2023 - July 19, 2023 
  4. Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders (Dystonia; Chorea/Drug Induced): July 20, 2023 - August 2, 2023
  5. Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders Continued (Myoclonus, Tremor, Tics and Pediatric Movement Disorders): August 3, 2023 - August 16, 2023

Please note registration is for the entire course duration (June 8 - August 16, 2023). Please also note registration capacity is limited to keep group size small.

This is an application based course. Registration will be free to accepted applicants.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity learners will be able to:

  1. Summarize the approach to correct history of patients with movement disorders
  2. Examine a patient with a movement disorder
  3. Identify the causes and correct management of movement disorders
  4. Compose a formal case presentation
  5. Join collaborative discussions and consultations amongst peers

Intended Audience

This activity is intended for general neurologists, movement disorders fellows, clinical scientists, senior and young neurology residents interested in specializing in movement disorders.

Accreditation Credit

Accreditation Statement 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society designates this activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Method of Participation

Participants must complete an evaluation for each session they attend to receive continuing medical education credit. Your chosen session(s) must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit for individual sessions is not available.

Faculty Disclosure

All individuals in control of content for this activity are required to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies (as defined by the ACCME) over the last 24 months. Disclosure information is available below. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated in advance of this program.

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 Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Safari 5.0 or higher and Firefox 29.0 or higher

4. Adobe Flash Player 12.0 (or higher). 

5. Adobe Reader to print certificate.  

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