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A Comprehensive Review of Movement Disorders for the Clinical Practitioner

The Parkinson's Foundation is proud to sponsor this meeting's Fellows Mentoring Luncheon. 

Course Description

The 2018 “Aspen Course” is a continuation of the highly successful program previously of Columbia University, a Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence, from 1990 until it came to MDS in 2016. The course is designed for general neurologists, neurology residents, Movement Disorder fellows, and other healthcare professionals who which to enhance their knowledge of Movement Disorders.

This program will discuss the classification of these disorders, their differential diagnosis, and their treatment. The course curriculum also covers the phenomenology, pathophysiology, pathogenesis, epidemiology, genetics, and other aspects of the entire field of Movement Disorders. This material will be presented in sessions utilizing didactic lectures, clinical discussion, case presentation, video demonstrations and panel discussions.

Participants are encouraged to bring interesting cases from their own practice for presentation during the “Night Video Rounds” session.

Course Directors

Michael S. Okun, MD, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA, a Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence
Cynthia Comella, MD,  Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA, a Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize and classify parkinsonism, tremor, and other movement disorders
  • Differentiate atypical parkinsonism from Parkinson’s disease
  • Appraise treatment approaches for parkinsonism, dystonia, tremor, chorea, and other movement disorders
  • Evaluate the phenomenology and classification of functional (psychogenic) disorders
  • Formulate and classify gait disorders in parkinsonism, [qtip:ataxia| Loss of control of bodily movements.], and other hypokinetic or hyperkinetic movement disorders

Recommended Audience

This course is designed for general neurologists, neurology residents, Movement Disorders fellows, and other health professionals who wish to enhance their knowledge of Movement Disorders.

Additional programs such as luncheons and professional development are planned for fellows

Physician Competencies

  • Patient care & procedural skills
  • Employ evidence-based practice
  • Increase medical knowledge

Event Date

Event Location

Fees

Visit registration page for details

The Parkinson's Foundation is proud to sponsor this meeting's Fellows Mentoring Luncheon. 

Course Description

The 2018 “Aspen Course” is a continuation of the highly successful program previously of Columbia University, a Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence, from 1990 until it came to MDS in 2016. The course is designed for general neurologists, neurology residents, Movement Disorder fellows, and other healthcare professionals who which to enhance their knowledge of Movement Disorders.

This program will discuss the classification of these disorders, their differential diagnosis, and their treatment. The course curriculum also covers the phenomenology, pathophysiology, pathogenesis, epidemiology, genetics, and other aspects of the entire field of Movement Disorders. This material will be presented in sessions utilizing didactic lectures, clinical discussion, case presentation, video demonstrations and panel discussions.

Participants are encouraged to bring interesting cases from their own practice for presentation during the “Night Video Rounds” session.

Course Directors

Michael S. Okun, MD, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA, a Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence
Cynthia Comella, MD,  Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA, a Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize and classify parkinsonism, tremor, and other movement disorders
  • Differentiate atypical parkinsonism from Parkinson’s disease
  • Appraise treatment approaches for parkinsonism, dystonia, tremor, chorea, and other movement disorders
  • Evaluate the phenomenology and classification of functional (psychogenic) disorders
  • Formulate and classify gait disorders in parkinsonism, ataxia Loss of control of bodily movements., and other hypokinetic or hyperkinetic movement disorders

Recommended Audience

This course is designed for general neurologists, neurology residents, Movement Disorders fellows, and other health professionals who wish to enhance their knowledge of Movement Disorders.

Additional programs such as luncheons and professional development are planned for fellows

Physician Competencies

  • Patient care & procedural skills
  • Employ evidence-based practice
  • Increase medical knowledge
Fee(s): 
Visit registration page for details
Event Date Min: 
Sunday, July 29, 2018 to Thursday, August 2, 2018
Event Location: 
Aspen, CO
United States
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