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The MDS Essential Characteristics and Classification of Movement Disorders course will provide a comprehensive overview of the characteristics and classification of movement disorders.
Camilla Aquino, MD, MSc, PhD - University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, CanadaKatarzyna Smilowska, MD, PhD - Silesian Center of Neurology, Katowice, Poland
The primary purpose of this course is to provide information on essential characteristics and classification of movement disorders.
Upon completion of this activity learners will be able to:1. Recognize and identify clinical features suggesting parkinsonism, the prototypical hypokinetic movement disorder.2. Identify and describe the characteristics of hyperkinetic movement disorders, including tremor, dystonia, chorea, tics, and myoclonus.3. Recognize the clinical features of cerebellar dysfunction
This activity is intended for neurologists, primary care physicians with an interest in movement disorders, neurology residents and movement disorder fellows.
Your chosen sessions must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit of individual sessions is not available. If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed in the Accreditation Statement, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your board requirement.
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. The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society designates this education activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
1. Active Internet connection (DSL or Cable). Dial-up connection will have constant buffering problem.2. Compatible with Windows PC and MAC (256 MB of RAM or higher)3. Activity is best viewed on Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Safari 5.0 or higher and Firefox 29.0 or higher4. Adobe Flash Player 12.0 (or higher). 5. Adobe Reader to print certificate.
MDS staff members involved with the planning, development, and review of the content for this activity have no relevant affiliations or financial relationships to disclose.
All individuals in control of content for this course are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests as defined by the ACCME.