MDS-ES Movement Disorders Emergencies: A Practical Approach

MDS-Africa Mouvements Anormaux (Abnormal Movements) – Presented in French

Lectures and associated resources available May 27, 2021
Live & Interactive Components on May 27-28, 2021



Course Director

Cristian Falup-Pecurariu, MD, PhD - Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Transilvania University, Brasov, Romania


To be announced.

Course Description

The course aims to cover an important topic in the movement disorders field, which addresses movement disorders presenting in an acute setting in hospitals or clinics across the world.  The course will cover a broad range of emergencies, which can be encountered in emergency departments, general practitioner surgeries, or inpatient wards for general neurology.  The emergencies the course will cover include neuroleptic malignant syndrome, acute parkinsonism, Parkinson hyperpyrexia syndrome, acute hyperkinetic movement disorders, serotonin syndrome, psychosis in PD, dystonic storm, as well as specific conditions. The participants will have the opportunity to learn phenomenology of these syndromes and practical approach of the treatment.

Interactive Components

Each day, the first block of lectures is followed by interactive case discussion with question and answer by online voting by participants.  The second block of lectures is followed by live panel discussion with moderated question and answer.

Target Audience

 This course is intended for general neurologists with an interest in managing and evaluating movement disorders emergencies.

Learning Objectives 
  1. Evaluate the pattern of the main movement disorders emergencies

  2. List the treatment of the main movement disorders emergencies

  3. Assess complex management of movement disorders emergencies cases

EANThis meeting has been endorsed by the European Academy of Neurology.

Course Program



Registration closes May 26, 2021

Registration Fee:

MDS Members: Free

Non-Members: $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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