C128 - Movement Disorders for the General Neurologist III: Chorea, Dystonia, Myoclonus, Stereotypies, and Tics

Event Time: Tuesday April 24, 2018 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
Topic(s): Movement Disorders
Director(s): John Morgan MD, PhD
Description: This is part three of a basic overview of movement disorders for the non-expert. The field of movement disorders is highly reliant upon visual recognition and differentiation among abnormal movements and differential diagnosis of potential underlying etiologies. Faculty will aim to help clinicians recognize various abnormal movements and provide an overview of common and uncommon etiologies of these movements. Presenters will use videos, provide pointers that help in differential diagnosis in clinical practice, discuss appropriate investigations in a patient presenting with various movement disorders, and briefly discuss appropriate treatment. This program complements C102: Movement Disorders for the General Neurologist I: New Concepts in the Diagnosis and Management of Parkinson's Disease and C115: Movement Disorders for the General Neurologist II: Tremor, Drug-induced Movement Disorders, RLS, and Ataxia, but covers independent topics.
Completion Message: Participants should be able to recognize and classify the majority of common movement disorders and even some uncommon ones, be able to generate an appropriate differential diagnosis and initiate a cost-effective work-up, and be able to appropriately initiate symptomatic treatment for the movement disorders discussed.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Patient Care, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

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