C102 - Movement Disorders for the General Neurologist I: New Concepts in the Diagnosis and Management of Parkinson's Disease

Event Time: Tuesday April 24, 2018 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Topic(s): Movement Disorders, Foundations in Clinical Neurology
Director(s): Irene Litvan MD, FAAN
Description: Advances in the understanding of Parkinson's disease have greatly impacted the way that the disease is diagnosed and managed. Presentations will address ways to diagnose Parkinson's disease before motor features are present, to avoid errors in diagnosing Parkinson's disease, and newer available therapies. This program complements C115: Movement Disorders for the General Neurologist II: Tremor, Drug-induced Movement Disorders, RLS, and Ataxia and C128: Movement Disorders for the General Neurologist III: Chorea, Dystonia, Myoclonus, Sterotypies, and Tics, but covers independent topics.
Completion Message: Participants should become familiar with ways to identifying clinical, prodromal, and early Parkinson's disease; avoid misdiagnoses; and get an update on new breakthroughs in management.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

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