Movement Disorders

Description

This half-day educational activity will provide all physicians and healthcare providers with a review of movement disorder fundamentals and update on leading-edge treatment approaches, with particular emphasis on Parkinson's disease. Lecturers were chosen for their excellence as teachers, as well as their clinical expertise, to help you integrate this knowledge into your practices and improve patient care. Appropriate medical management of movement disorders are discussed— as well as state-of-the art technolgies, such as deep brain stiumulation surgery.

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2013
Location: IU Health Neuroscience Center, Goodman Hall

 


Course Objectives

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

  • Describe the clinical signs and symptoms of atypical forms of parkinsonism.
  • Recognize and treat non-motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease
  • Determine the best approaches to treating patients with early Parkinson's disease.
  • Adjust Parkingon's disease medicines to maximize symptom control in patients with motor fluctuations.
  • Determine which patients with movement disorders are most likely to benefit from surgical treatment.
  • Understand current and future uses of deep brain stimulation surgery for movement disorders.

 


Presenting physicians include:

S. Elizabeth Zauber, MD Leo Verhagen, MD, PhD
Brandy Matthews, MD Thomas Witt, MD

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Designation Statement

Indiana University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.