Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders Course

Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders Course
Seattle, WA, USA – March 9-10, 2018

Course Description

Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders takes place March 9010, 2018, in Seattle, WA.This course is intended to provide an educational overview of hyperkinetic movement disorders. Ranging from diagnosis and treatment of particular disorders to sessions on particular pediatric movement disorders and genetic testing of these disorders.

Day 1 of the course will cover topics such as spinocerebellar ataxia, myoclonus, dystonia, Huntington's disease, genetic testing, and pediatric movement disorders. Day 2 will cover tics and unusual movement disorder cases.

Furthermore, there will be a video session to identify and discuss unusual movement disorders. A panel of experts will also take place to cover the topic of testing for hereditary movement disorders including ethical issues. Small group interactive sessions are planned.

Target Audience

Movement disorder specialists, residents and fellows interested in movement disorders, and allied health professionals. 

Learning Objectives
  • Discuss the diagnosis and treatment of hyperkinetic movement disorders
  • Summarize an update on treatable movement disorders
  • Identify unusual and rare movement disorders
  • Interpret some of the different pediatric movement disorders
  • Explain the approach to genetic testing of hereditary movement disorders
Satisfactory Completion 

Participants must complete an evaluation form to receive a certificate of completion.  Your chosen sessions must be attended in their entirety.  Partial credit of individual sessions is not available. NOTE: If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed below, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your licensing/certification requirement.  


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) through the joint providership of Amedco and the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society. Amedco is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
Amedco designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Double Tree Hotel - Seattle Airport
18740 International Blvd, Seattle, WA 98188

The deadline to reserve a room has passed. 


MDS is able to provide participants with a Letter of Support and any course-related documentation needed to assist in obtaining a visa. Please note that MDS is unable to contact the Embassy on your behalf. It is the responsibility of each participant to make the necessary arrangements related to this process. However, if the official handling your application needs further clarification, please have them contact Allie Oakley, Education Coordinator, at education@movementdisorders.org