Essential tremor: From the least known to the most controversial tremor variant

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Gunther DeeuschlSpeaker:

Günther Deuschl, MD, PhD
Department of Neurology, Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein, Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel Germany

Webinar Topic:
Essential tremor: From the least known to the most controversial tremor variant


Webinar Description:
The cause of essential tremor is unknown. Relevant genetic, pathologic and biochemical research has left the field with more questions open than answered. The main hurdles to overcome this situation will be discussed.   

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand milestones of the developing concept of essential tremor 

  2. Describe the gaps of current research in the field 

  3. Understand the new definition of ET 

Target Audience:
Medical Students, Residents and Senior Neurologists, Movement Disorder Fellows, Allied Health Professionals

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 0.75 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 & Mitigation:
All individuals in control of content for this webinar are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME. Disclosure information is available here. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated in advance of the program.

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