Movement Disorders Overview for Practicing Clinicians
Njideka Okubadejo, MBChB, FMCP
College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
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.
- 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
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.
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