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Applied Skills Session 2501

Assessment of Functional Movement Disorders in Clinical Practice

Friday, September 16, 2022
17:30 – 19:00

In this session the faculty will present practical tips and clinical expertise for identifying functional movement disorders as isolated motor symptoms, as well as in the context of persons with a known movement disorder. Faculty will also discuss the clinical approach and the use of other diagnostic tools such as imaging and neuropsychological tests. Select clinical video examples will be presented from MDS’ call for submissions.

Alberto Espay, USA

Shilpa Chitnis, USA 
Alexander Lehn, Australia

Video Presenters:
To Be Announced

CSPC Liaisons:
Mayela Rodriguez-Violante, Mexico
Alberto Espay, USA

Video Presenters: 
Paulo Ferreira, Portugal 
Danilo Genovese, USA 
Talyta Grippe, Canada 
Shabbir Merchant, USA 
Madelein van der Stouwe, N

At the conclusion of this session, participants should be better able to:

  1. Evaluate a patient with a suspected functional movement disorder
  2. Recognize functional features in patients with other movement disorders
  3. Formulate a diagnostic debriefing to patients with functional movement disorders to improve adherence to and success from treatment approaches

Recommended Audience:
Clinician/General Neurology, Fellow/Resident/Student

Education Level:
Intermediate/Experienced, Advanced/Expert