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MDS Curriculum Track: Phenomenology, Examination and Classification of Tremor - Resourses

Length:4.5 HoursCME Credits:0Release Date:Sep 22, 2021

Foundational / Beginner

Program Description

As part of the MDS Curriculum Track: "Phenomenology, Examination and Classification of Tremor", the following curated lectures, videos, and journal articles will provide a comprehensive overview to enrolled learners.

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.


  • Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders


Features Lectures and Resources by:
Kailash P. Bhatia, MD, DM, FRCP - Institute of Neurology, London, United Kingdom
Rodger J. Elble, MD, PhD - Southern Illinois U. School of Medicine, Springfield, IL, USA
Dietrich Haubenberger, MD, MHSc - Neurocrine Biosciences, San Diego, CA, USA
Anthony E. Lang, OC, MD, FRCPC - Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
Fatta B. Nahab, MD - Movement Disorder Center, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
John O’Sullivan, MBBS, MD - Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Herston, Australia
Alexander I. Tröster, PhD - Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ, USA

Course Purpose

The primary purpose of this program is to provide foundational concepts of tremor, including how to accurately recognize, rate and classify different types of tremor and how to examine a tremor patient.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this curriculum track, participants will be able to:
1. Describe how to assess patients with tremor
2. Recognize common presentations of different types of tremor
3. Identify the different classification systems and rating scales for tremor

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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