MDS-AOS Gait and Balance Course

MDS-AOS Gait And Balance

Live Interactive Session April 17 and 18, 2021 at 03:00 UTC



Course Director

Simon Lewis, MBBCH, MD


Tim Anderson, MD
Roongroj Bhidayasiri, MD, FRCP
Bas Bloem, MD, PhD
Norlinah Ibrahim, MD
Hanan Khalil, PhD
Margaret Mak, PhD
Byung-Mo Oh, MD, PhD
Yasuyuki Okuma, MD, PhD
Jung E. Park, MD, MS

Course Description

Gait and balance disturbances represent a major challenge across Movement Disorders both in the clinical and research settings.  This course will update participants on the latest evidence and research approaches in the field and will specifically offer practical advice on the assessment of patients in the clinic.

The lectures and case presentations for this online course will be streamed on the days listed with lectures available for on-demand viewing afterwards. Those registered will have the opportunity to interact with faculty in real-time via live Question & Answer sessions following each talk.

Interactive Components

This course will be streamed over two days and will consist of nine lectures and a video case discussion session. Following each streamed lecture will be a live Question and Answer session, where the speakers will answer questions from attendees in real time. The individual lectures are recorded and will be available for on-demand viewing for 60 days following the live-stream event.

Target Audience

Movement Disorder Specialists, General Neurologists, Primary Care Physicians, Clinical Fellows, Clinical Research Fellows, Movement Disorders Fellows, Neurology Residents, Medical Students, Translational Researchers, Clinical Researchers, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physio / Physical Therapists, and Occupational Therapists.

Learning Objectives 
  1. Outline a structured history and examination of common gait and balance problems
  2. Identify differential diagnoses for common and rare gait and balance conditions
  3. Evaluate appropriate investigations for further diagnostic confirmation
  4. Adapt management of gait and balance disturbances for patients in the clinic
  5. Summarize the latest evidence-based approaches for management of gait and balance disorders

Course Program



Registration closes April 16, 2021

Registration Fee:

MDS Member: Free

Non-Member: $50 USD

*Non-Members wishing to apply for MDS Membership to receive the MDS Member rate for this course will need to apply for membership no later than 2 weeks in advance of session.

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