Tics and Tourette Syndrome

Joseph Jankovic,MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, United States

Webinar Topic:
Tics and Tourette Syndrome
Webinar Description:

Dr. Jankovic has been fascinated by Tourette Syndrome for over 40 years largely because of its heterogeneous and variable expression, rich phenomenology spanning motor, behavioral and psychiatric manifestations occurring in children and adults, still enigmatic in terms of its genetic and pathophysiologic mechanisms, but clearly treatable.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Recognize the spectrum of motor, behavioral and psychiatric manifestations of Tourette syndrome
  2. Understand the current concepts behind the genetic and other pathophysiologic mechanisms
  3. Learn about conventional, new and emerging therapies of Tourette syndrome

Target Audience:
Neurology residents and fellows, practicing and academic neurologists, psychiatrists, neurosurgeons, behavioral psychologists, and allied health professionals

This lecture will be made available for on-demand viewing starting on January 20, 2021.

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 1.00 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.

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Disclosure of Financial Relationships: 
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