Telemedicine for Movement Disorders during the COVID-19 crisis: How does this affect us?

Presented by

Esther Cubo, MD, PhD, FAAN and Zoltan Mari, MD, FAAN on behalf of the MDS Telemedicine Study Group

Course Description

This 45-minute on-demand webinar will address the COVID-19 pandemic and its effect on telemedicine in movement disorders. This step-by-step guide for clinical practice will discuss current challenges and barriers to conducting a telemedicine visit including the incorporation of validated movement disorder scales for remote use. Additionally, the program will provide a brief overview of regulatory and reimbursement consideration for telemedicine visits.

Target Audience

Physicians, fellows, residents, medical students, nurses, allied health/paramedical staff, researchers

Learning Objectives
  1. Evaluate the role of telemedicine to deliver healthcare during the global COVID-19 pandemic
  2. Conduct a clinical telemedicine visit, and learn trouble shooting tips
  3. Identify benefits and barriers to telemedicine use
  4. Understand regional/country/state specific requirements for telemedicine, including reimbursement and regulation
  5. Apply validated movement disorder scales for remote use
  6. Identify relevant information and resources from updated websites and educational videos

MDS OnDemand Webinars

Related Resources

Telemedicine Step-by-Step Guide

Frequently Asked Questions

Webinar Slides - pdf

To submit questions for the Telemedicine Task Force, please click here


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