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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
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Past President Lecture Series

MDS Presidential Perspective: Tics and Tourette Syndrome -presented by: Dr. Joseph Jankovic

Length:60 MinutesCME Credits:1Release Date:Jan 20, 2021

Experienced / IntermediateExpert / AdvancedPast President Lecture Series

Program Description

The MDS Presidential Perspective: Tics and Tourette Syndrome course focuses on Dr. Jankovic's interest in the study of Toureet Syndrome. Dr. Jankovic has been fascinated by Tourette Syndrome for over 40 years largely because of its heterogeneous and variable expression, rich phenomenology spanning motor, behavioral and psychiatric manifestations occurring in children and adults, still enigmatic in terms of its genetic and pathophysiologic mechanisms, but clearly treatable.


Joseph Jankovic, MD

Course Purpose

The primary purpose of this program is to provide information on tourette syndrome

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity learners will be able to:

1. Recognize the spectrum of motor, behavioral and psychiatric manifestations of Tourette syndrome

2. Understand the current concepts behind the genetic and other pathophysiologic mechanisms

3. Learn about conventional, new and emerging therapies of Tourette syndrome

Intended Audience

This activity is intended for neurology residents and fellows, practicing and academic neurologists, psychiatrists, neurosurgeons, behavioral psychologists, and allied health professionals

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 1.0 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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