Movement Disorders Overview for Practicing Clinicians

Movement Disorders Overview for Practicing Clinicians
Lagos, Nigeria – December 7-9, 2018

Course Director

Movement Disorders Overview for Practicing Clinicians takes place in Lagos, Nigeria, December 7-9, 2018. Njideka Okubadejo, MBChB, FMCP
College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Course Description

This program will discuss the classification of movement disorders, their differential diagnosis, and their treatment. The course curriculum also covers the phenomenology, pathophysiology, pathogenesis, epidemiology, genetics, and other aspects of the entire field of Movement Disorders.

Learning Objectives
  • Identify, diagnose, and classify parkinsonism, tremor, and other movement disorders
  • Distinguish atypical parkinsonism from Parkinson’s disease
  • Appraise the treatment approaches for parkinsonism, dystonia, tremor, chorea, and other movement disorders.
  • Evaluate the phenomenology and classification of functional (psychogenic) disorders
Recommended Audience

This course is designed for general adult and pediatric neurologists, adult and pediatric neurology residents, Movement Disorders fellows, and other clinical neuroscientists (including neurosurgeons and psychiatrists) who wish to enhance their knowledge of Movement Disorders.


Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos


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


Registration closes November 18, 2018.

All Participants: $20 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.

Travel Grant Bursary Application

Deadline to apply for Travel Grant is September 30, 2018


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