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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
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MDS-AOS Overview of Movement Disorders for Physicians Online Course

Lectures and associated resources available November 23, 2020
Live Q&A session Saturday, December 5, 2020 (04:00 AM CST / 10:00 AM GMT)


Course Directors

Zakiyah Aldaajani, MD
Fatema Abdulla, MD


Jawad A. Bajwa, MD
Kailash Bhatia, MD, DM, FRCP
Mohit Bhatt, MD, DM
Victor Fung, PhD, FRACP
Mishaal Abu Al-Melh, MD

Course Description

The MDS-AOS Overview of Movement Disorders for Physicians Online Course is a pre-recorded webinar for physicians. It aims to provide an overview of movement disorders diagnosis and treatment for health professionals. Physician education will feature lectures on diagnosis, differential diagnosis and management of Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders presented by experts in the field of Movement Disorders.

Interactive Components

Live Interactive Question and Answer Session: Saturday, December 5, 2020 (04:00 AM CST / 10:00 AM GMT) (30 minutes)

Target Audience

This course is intended for general neurologists, family physicians, residents and medical students.

Learning Objectives 
  1. Identify a patient with movement disorders
  2. Differentiate between Parkinson’s disease and atypical parkinsonism
  3. Understand Movement Disorders through case discussions
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 activity for a maximum of 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Satisfactory Completion:

Participants must complete an evaluation for each session they attend to receive continuing medical education credit. Your chosen session(s) must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit for individual sessions is not available.

Content Validity Statement:

All recommendations involving clinical medicine in MDS activities are based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the case of patients. All scientific research referred to, reported or used in CME in support or justification of a patient care recommendations conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis. Activities that promote recommendations, treatment or manners of practicing medicine not within the definition of CME or are knowing to have risks or dangers that outweigh the benefits or are knowing to be ineffective in the treatment of patients do not constitute valid CME.

Disclosure of Financial Relationships:

All individuals in control of content for this webinar are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.