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

MDS OnDemand Series


Available starting May 11th, 2020

This accredited webinar is provided free of cost to all members and non-members.


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
Related Resources

Upon registering for this webinar, you will also receive the following related resources:

  • Telemedicine Step-by-Step Guide
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Webinar Slides
  • Telemedicine Question Submission
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.

Content Validity Statement

All recommendations involving clinical medicine in MDS activities are based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the case of patients. All scientific research referred to, reported or used in CME in support or justification of a patient care recommendations conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis. Activities that promote recommendations, treatment or manners of practicing medicine not within the definition of CME or are knowing to have risks or dangers that outweigh the benefits or are knowing to be ineffective in the treatment of patients do not constitute valid CME.

Faculty Financial Disclosure Information

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.


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