The MDS-PAS An Overview of Movement Disorders for General Neurologists and Physicians course aims to provide primary care physicians and general neurologists foundational insights on the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, chorea, and tremor based in greater familiarity with their phenomenology and the classification of Movement Disorders.
- Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders
- Non-motor Symptoms/Disorders
- Parkinson Disease/Hypokinetic Movement Disorders
Stephen Reich, MD - University of Maryland, Baltimore, Massachusetts, United States
Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, MD - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, United States
Lorraine Kalia, Md, PhD - Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
Mayela Rodríguez-Violante, MD, MSc - Instituto Nacional de Neurologia Y Neurocirugia, Mexico City, Mexico
Francisco Cardoso, MD, PhD, FAAN - The Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Vicki Shanker, MD - Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York, NY, United States
The primary purpose of this course is to provide primary care physicians and general neurologists foundational insights on the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s disease, dystonia, chorea, and tremor based in greater familiarity with their phenomenology and the classification of Movement Disorders.
Interactive question and answer sessions with faculty will take place throughout the course which will culminate with a session of interactive case presentations that highlight the topics discussed throughout the course.
Members: $15 USD
No Fee / Junior Members: $0 USD
Non-Members: $25 USD
*Non-members wishing to apply for MDS Membership to receive the MDS Member rate for this course will need to apply for membership no later than 2 weeks in advance of session.
Upon completion of this activity learners will be able to:
- Identify a diagnoses of movement disorders based on greater familiarity with their phenomenology and classification
- Diagnose Parkinson's disease using the MDS criteria and distinguish Parkinson's disease from mimickers
- Demonstrate treatment of Parkinson's disease based on improved understanding of current medical and surgical treatment options
- Recognize and treat dystonia
- Diagnose the cause of chorea and be familiar with its differential diagnosis
- Diagnose the cause of tremor based on the MDS classification
This activity is intended for general neurologist and primary care physicians.
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.
MDS staff members involved with the planning, development, and review of the content for this activity have no relevant affiliations or financial relationships to disclose.
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.
MDS Secretariat Liaison