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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
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Interactive

Wilson’s Disease: Diagnosis and Management

Length:60 MinutesCME Credits:1Release Date:Apr 29, 2022

Foundational / BeginnerInteractive

Program Description

The MDS Wilson's Disease: Diagnosis and Management course will provide a comprehensive overview of Wilson's Disease also known as Hepatolenticular Degeneration including genetics and pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnostic procedures, and clinical management of the disease. 

Topics

  • Other Movement Disorders

Faculty

John K. Fink, MD

Course Purpose

This MDS Interactive module provides learners with information regarding Wilson's Disease including pathophysiology, diagnostic procedures, and management. 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, learners will be able to:

1. Describe the genetics and pathophysiology of Wilson’s disease
2. Recognize the clinical manifestations and types of ancillary investigations in Wilson’s disease
3. Discuss the management of Wilson’s disease

Intended Audience

This module is intended for neurologists, primary care physicians with an interest in movement disorders, neurology residents and movement disorder fellows.

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.

John Fink: Author
Nothing to Disclose

Matthew LorinczAuthor
Nothing to Disclose

Ravi Yadav: Reviewer
Nothing to Disclose

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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