1st MDS African School for Young Neurologists: Fundamentals of Movement Disorders

1st African School for Young Neurologists: Fundamentals of Movement Disorders
Cairo, Egypt – January 17-19, 2019

Course Directors

Ali Shalash, MD; Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt
Joaquim J. Ferreira, MD, PhD; CNS, Lisbon, Portugal

The 1st African School for Young Neurologists will be held in Cairo, Egypt, January 17-19, 2019.Course Description

The 1st MDS African School for Young Neurologists: Fundamentals of Movement Disorders represents a unique opportunity for young neurologists from Africa, especially North Africa who are interested in specializing in Movement Disorders, to receive in depth instruction from internationally-recognized Movement Disorders experts.

Students will attend large lectures and panel discussions with question and answer sessions and will have the opportunity to examine patients with movement disorders and engage in a differential diagnosis with the international experts. Students will present their own case-study videos to small groups for discussion and critique and will be involved in group presentations and case discussions. Topics will focus on Parkinsonism, hyperkinetic disorders and complex issues in movement disorders.

This course is intended for young neurologists within five years of their completion of general neurological training who are interested in specializing in movement disorders, and young neurologists who are already training in movement disorders.

Learning Objectives
  • Examine a patient with a movement disorder
  • Reach a diagnosis on straightforward movement disroder cases
  • Propose a differential diagnosis on more complex movement disorder patients
  • Present a movement disorder case history
  • Design, review and modify a patient treatment plan
     
Recommended Audience

Young neurologists within five years of their completion of general neurological training who are interested in specializing in movement disorders; and young neurologists who are already enrolled in Movement Disorder training in the regions of North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Europe.

Venues

Days 1 and 3: InterContinental City Stars Hotel
Day 2: Ain Shams University

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 email education@movementdisorders.org.

Register

Registration closes January 3, 2019.

Member/Junior/Waived Dues Member: $125 USD
Non-Member: $175 USD

Registration includes entrance to all sessions, course materials, catering, and 1-year associate membership for eligible non-members.  To find out more about associate membership or eligibility, please visit the Associate Membership webpage.
 

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Deadline to apply for a Travel Grant Bursary was November 5, 2018.

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