Tremor: Basic Science to Clinical Diagnosis and Therapy

Tremor from Basic Science to Clinical Diagnosis and Therapy
Budapest, Hungary – November 10-11, 2017

 

Course Description

Tremor from Basic Science to Clinical Diagnosis and Therapy takes place November 10-11, 2017 in Budapest, Hungary.Tremors are common but present in different movement disorders. The sources and networks for their generation are still of interest in basic and clinical studies, but their clinical diagnosis is a challenge. This course is intended for neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroscientists and general practitioners interested in tremor.

In the course, evidence based results and speakers’ experiences will be reviewed from the basic science and clinical points of view; and will involve the new tremor classification scheme, which is being developed by the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society. The course also focuses on the approach to pharmacotherapy and discusses the neurosurgical procedures with emphasis on deep brain stimulation. Video case reports submitted by the participants will be presented at the end of the program precipitating further discussions.

Recommended Audience

This course is recommended for Movement disorder specialists, general neurologists, functional neurosurgeons, trainees, general practitioners.

Learning Objectives
  • Describe the current findings on the origin and progression of tremors
  • Identify the movement disorders associated with tremor and discuss how to distinguish tremor from other neurological symptoms
  • Demonstrate how to assess tremor during patient examination, utilizing the scales, the electrophysiological, and kinematic methods for tremor assessment
  • List the medication and invasive therapeutic options for treatment of tremors
  • Outline the efficacy and risks associated with deep brain stimulation in tremors
     
Physician Competencies
  • Patient care and procedural skills
  • Employ evidence-based practice
  • Increase medical knowledge
  • Inter-professional communication
     
Course Venue

Hungarian Academy of Sciences
1051 Budapest, Széchenyi István sqr. 9
 

EACCME Credits – Accreditation Statement

The Tremor from Basic Science to Clinical Diagnosis and Therapy, Budapest, Hungary, 10/11/2017-11/11/2017 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 11 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.”

Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC®s are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Hungarian Continuing Medical Education Credits

The Directorate of Continuing Education of the Semmelweis University has accredited the course, Tremor from Basic Science to Clinical Diagnosis and Therapy, with 28 continuing education credits for neurologists, neurosurgeons and general practitioners.

Visas

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

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