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Fundamentals

MDS Fundamentals: Assessment of movement disorders: rating scales and other evaluation tools

Length:45 MinutesCME Credits:0Release Date:Jan 01, 2016

Foundational / BeginnerFundamentals

Program Description

This module provides an overview and description of the essential scales used in Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders.

Topics

  • Biomarkers & Diagnostic Tools

Faculty

Glenn T. Stebbins, PhD

Course Purpose

The MDS Fundamentals Course is  an online educational program designed to provide an overview of movement disorders and a clinical approach to the evaluation and management of common disorders

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity learners will be able to:
1. Evaluate domain development and designing the scale
2. Evaluate the development of items and the generation of a pool of terms for scale development
3. Evaluate examples of scale clinometric

Intended Audience

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

Method of Participation

This video based course will take approximately 45 minutes to complete. CME is not available for this course. To receive a certificate of participation, participants are required to view the video and complete the evaluation. A certificate of participation will be immediately available. There is no fee to participate in the activity or for the generation of the certificate of participation.

For questions, contact education@movementdisorders.org

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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