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Interactive

Neurodegeneration of Movement Disorders: Propagation of Proteinopathy

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

Foundational / BeginnerInteractive

Program Description

The MDS Neurodegeneration of Movement Disorders: Propagation of Proteinopathy course will provide a comprehensive overview of distinct mechanisms and time courses underlying propagation of proteinopathies, nucleation and seeding mechanisms in proteinopathies, and Braak staging of synuclein pathology in PD and its limitations.

Topics

  • Basic/Translational Neuroscience

Faculty

Erwan Bezard, PhD; Benjamin Dehay, PhD; Francois Ichas, PhD

Course Purpose

This MDS Interactive module provides learners with an overview of neurodegeneration of movement disorders.

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, the learner will be able to:
1. Recognize distinct mechanisms and time courses underlying propagation of proteinopathies 
2. Discuss nucleation and seeding mechanisms in proteinopathies 
3. Describe Braak staging of synuclein pathology in PD and its limitations

Intended Audience

This activity is intended for students, residents, primary care providers, internists, allied health, non-neurology specialists, and industry who have limited to no movement disorder experience.

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

Your chosen sessions must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit of individual sessions 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

All individuals in control of content for this activity are required to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies (as defined by the ACCME) over the last 24 months. Disclosure information is available below. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated in advance of this program.

 

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.

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