C221 - Functional Neurologic Disorders I: Movement, Seizures, and Multiple Sclerosis

Event Time: Thursday May 9, 2019 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Topic(s): General Neurology, Advanced Practice Provider
Director(s): Alberto Espay MD, FAAN
Description: Through an emphasis on case-based learning, this course will cover the clinician's approach to the diagnosis and initial management of functional movement disorders, functional non-epileptic seizures, and functional neuro-otologic disorders, including the approach to delivering the diagnosis in an assertive and sympathetic fashion and remove inappropriate medications to minimize iatrogenic harm. Therapeutic strategies will be discussed to a greater extent in Part II. This program complements Functional Neurologic Disorders II: Life Experiences and Management of Functional Disorders, but covers independent topics.
Completion Message: Participants should recognize the pearls and pitfalls in the diagnosis of the most common functional neurologic disorders, and be in a position to deliver the diagnosis assertively and compassionately, correct misdiagnoses, and coordinate a treatment plan.
CME Credits: 2
Core Competencies: Patient Care, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning and Improvement, Systems-based Practice

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