Skip to Content


MDS makes every effort to publish accurate information on the website. "Google Translate" is provided as a free tool for visitors to read content in one's native language. Translations are not guaranteed to be 100% accurate. Neither MDS nor its employees assume liability for erroneous translations of website content.

Main Content

On Demand Series

Telemedicine for Movement Disorders during the COVID-19 Crisis: How does this affect us?

Length:45 MinutesCME Credits:1Release Date:May 11, 2020

Foundational / BeginnerExperienced / IntermediateOn Demand Series

Program Description

The Telemedicine for Movement Disorders during the COVID-19 crisis: How does this affect us? webinar will will address the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on telemedicine in movement disorders. This step-by-step guide for clinical practice will discuss current challenges and barriers to conducting a telemedicine visit including the incorporation of validated movement disorder scales for remote use. Additionally, the program will provide a brief overview of regulatory and reimbursement consideration for telemedicine visits.


Esther Cubo, MD, PhD, FAAN ; Zoltan Mari, MD, FAAN ;

Course Purpose

The primary purpose of this webinar is to provide information on telemedicine in movement disorders practice and how the COVID-19 crisis affects us.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity learners will be able to:
1. Evaluate the role of telemedicine to deliver healthcare during the global COVID-19 pandemic
2. Conduct a clinical telemedicine visit, and learn trouble shooting tips
3. Identify benefits and barriers to telemedicine use
4. Understand regional/country/state specific requirements for telemedicine, including reimbursement and regulation
5. Apply validated movement disorder scales for remote use
6. Identify relevant information and resources from updated websites and educational videos

Intended Audience

This activity is intended for physicians, fellows, residents, medical students, nurses, allied health/paramedical staff, and researchers.

Accreditation Credit

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.

Contact Us

Allie Oakley

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience with our website. These cookies are also used to ensure we show you content that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, you are agreeing to our use of cookies to improve your user experience. You can click the cookie settings link on our website to change your cookie settings at any time. Note: The MDS site uses related multiple domains, including and This cookie policy only covers the primary and domain. Please refer to the MDS Privacy Policy for information on how to configure cookies for all other domains on the MDS site.
Cookie PolicyPrivacy Notice