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A Comprehensive Review of Movement Disorders – The Aspen Course

August 1, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - August 4, 2017 @ 1:15 pm UTC-6

‘The Aspen Course’
A Comprehensive Review of Movement Disorders for the Clinical Practitioner — Aspen, CO, USA – August 1-4, 2017

Fellowship scholarships are available! The deadline to apply is April 7, 2017. Please go to http://ow.ly/qBxW30a0k5J for more informations.

Course Description:
The 2017 “Aspen Course” is a continuation of the highly successful program run by Columbia University from 1990 until MDS took it over in 2016. This course is designed for general neurologists, neurology residents, Movement Disorders fellows, and other healthcare professionals who wish to enhance their knowledge of Movement Disorders.

This program will discuss the classification of these disorders, their differential diagnosis, and their treatment. The course curriculum also covers the phenomenology, pathophysiology, pathogenesis, epidemiology, genetics, and other aspects of the entire field of Movement Disorders. This material will be presented in four morning and two evening sessions utilizing didactic lectures, clinical discussion, case presentation, and video demonstrations. The format of the program is intended to provide ample time for questions and discussion following presentations.

Participants are encouraged to bring interesting cases from their own practice for presentation during the “Night Video Rounds” session.

Course Directors:
Cynthia Comella, MD and Irene Litvan, MD

Course Faculty:
Stanley Fahn, MD; Jennifer Goldman, MD, MS; Mark Hallet, MD; Joseph Jankovic, MD; Kapil Sethi, MD, FRCP

Learning Objectives:
-Recognize, diagnose, and classify parkinsonism, tremor, and other movement disorders
-Differentiate atypical parkinsonism from Parkinson’s disease
-Describe the treatment approaches for parkinsonism, dystonia, tremor, chorea, and other movement disorders.
-Recognize the phenomenology and classification of functional (psychogenic) disorders
-Differentiate and classify gait disorders in parkinsonism, ataxia, and other hypokinetic or hyperkinetic movement disorders

Recommended Audience:
This course is designed for general neurologists, neurology residents, Movement Disorders fellows, and other health professionals who wish to enhance their knowledge of Movement Disorders.

This program is particularly intended for Movement Disorder fellows. An additional professional development luncheon is planned for fellows.

Physician Competencies:
-Increase medical knowledge
-Roles/responsibilities
-Values/Ethics for Interprofessional practice

Questions? Please contact [email protected].

Details

Start:
August 1, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
End:
August 4, 2017 @ 1:15 pm
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1056780277756356

Venue

The St. Regis Aspen
315 E Dean St
Aspen, CO 81611 United States