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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
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Past President Lecture Series

MDS Presidential Perspective: The Era of Preclinical Detection Is Upon Us: Will it Change Clinical Practice? - Presented by Dr. Mattew Stern

Length:30 MinutesCME Credits:0Release Date:Nov 18, 2020

Experienced / IntermediateExpert / AdvancedPast President Lecture Series

Program Description

The MDS Presidential Perspective: The Era of Preclinical Detection Is Upon Us: Will it Change Clinical Practice? - Presented by Dr. Mattew Stern webinar will discuss the potential to identify individuals at high risk for Parkinson’s disease is close at hand, using a variety of biomarker, clinical, genetic and imaging screening paradigms. How should clinicians approach high risk individuals when there is still no proven neuroprotective prescription?


Matthew Stern, MD

Course Purpose

The primary purpose of this webinar is to provide information on how clinicians should approach individuals at high risk for Parkinson's disease.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity learners will be able to:

1. Understand strategies for the preclinical detection of Parkinson's disease

2. Consider novel approaches to individuals at high risk for developing Parkinson's disease

Intended Audience

This activity is intended for neurologists and ancillary healthcare providers interested in Parkinson’s disease.

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 education activity for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Method of Participation

The course must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit is not available. If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed in the Accreditation Statement, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your board requirement.

Faculty Disclosure


Staff Disclosure

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.


All individuals in control of content for this course are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.

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