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The 1st Queen Square Movement Disorders Short Course

The course is designed for neurologists, neurology trainees, and movement disorders enthusiasts from medical, nursing or other neuroscience specialties, from the UK, Europe and worldwide.

Organized by Department of Clinical and Movement Neurosciences, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology. Endorsed by MDS.

  • 7th and 8th November 2019
  • Venue: 33 Queen Square Lecture Theatre, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG
  • Contact: For all queries regarding this course please contact MDSC2019@live.ucl.ac.uk
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The course in endorsed by International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS) 

Last Booking Date for this Event: 6th November 2019

Course fees:

Clinical Trainees & Research Fellows£350.00
Consultant & Associate Specialists£400.00
UCL PhD students (includes UCL/UCLH observers and elective students)£150.00
UCL Medical Students & UCLH/ Royal Free Nursing Staff£80.00

12 CPD points (category 1)  will be applied for with the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians for the course.

The course is interactive to allow active participation and enhance learning. On completion the participants should be able to manage patients with movement disorders in their clinical practice with updated knowledge and confidence. 

The teaching sessions cover all aspects of movement disorders including Parkinson’s disease and atypical parkinsonism, tremor, dystonia, tics and functional movement disorders. There are ample opportunities for hands on experience with dedicated workshops on Deep Brain stimulation and Botulinum toxin injections.

Course organisers

Professor Schapira

Prof Anthony Schapira

Professor of Neurological Science
Clinical and Movement Neurosciences
UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology

Amit Batla
Dr Amit Batla

Honorary Consultant Neurologist, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
Senior Clinical Teaching Fellow, Clinical and Movement Neurosciences,
UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology

Short Course administrator

Diane Newman
Administrator
Department of Clinical and Movement Neurosciences
UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology

MDSC2019@live.ucl.ac.uk

Agenda

7th November 2019, Thursday (Day 1)

Time from

Time to

Topic

 

Speaker

9.00

9.15

Welcome

Prof Anthony Schapira

9.15

10.00

Parkinson’s disease – What is it and what causes it?

Prof Anthony Schapira

10.00

10.45

How to diagnose and manage early PD?

Prof Anette Schrag

10.45

11.00

Coffee break

11.00

11.45

How to manage advanced PD?

Prof Tom Foltynie

11.45

12.30

Atypical Parkinsonism

Prof Huw Morris

12.30

13.30

Lunch break

13.30

14.15

What is Dystonia and how to manage it?

Prof Tom Warner

14.15

15.00

Neurogenetics of Movement disorders

Prof Nick Wood

15.00

15.15

Coffee break

15.15

16.00

How to diagnose and manage tremor?

Prof K Bhatia

16.00

17.00

Movement disorders video session

Prof K Bhatia

8th November 2019, Friday Day 2 

Time from

Time to

Topic

Speaker

9.15

10.00

How to diagnose and manage Hereditary ataxias

Dr Michael Parkinson

10.00

10.45

Neuropathology of Parkinsonism

Dr Zane Jaunmuktane

10.45

11.00

Coffee break

11.00

11.45

Tics and Tourette’s

Prof Eileen Joyce

11.45

12.30

Functional Movement Disorders

Prof Mark Edwards

12.30

13.30

Lunch break

13.30

15.00

Workshop 1

DBS planning in PD for beginners

Prof Patricia Limousin

15.00

16.30

Workshop 2

Botulinum toxin injections workshop

Dr Prasad Korlipara