C42 - The Dystonias: Diagnosis, Treatment and Update on Etiologies

Event Time: Sunday May 5, 2019 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Topic(s): Movement Disorders, Foundations in Clinical Neurology for APPs
Director(s): Rachel Saunders-Pullman MD
Description: Dystonia is a frequent but often misdiagnosed disorder. Using both a didactic format and video, faculty will address the clinical spectrum and classification of the dystonias, discuss methods of diagnostic evaluation, present genetic etiologies of dystonia and discuss genetic testing, and review medical and surgical treatment strategies.
Completion Message: Participants should become familiar with the clinical manifestations of dystonia; current classification schema; an understanding of the etiology and pathogenesis of dystonia, including leading genetic causes; and treatment options for dystonia, including medical, chemodenervation, and deep brain stimulation surgery.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-Based Learning and Improvement

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