Movement Disorders

Gain expertise in caring for patients with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders as you learn:

  • to distinguish Parkinson’s disease from other look-alike syndromes, including Alzheimer’s disease, progressive supranuclear palsy, essential tremor and olivo-pontocerebellar atrophy
  • to choose medications for early (no gait disorder or fluctuations) versus later stages of Parkinson’s disease
  • adverse effects for common anti-Parkinsonian drugs
  • when to use tacrine in early Alzheimer’s disease (no delusions or depression) and psychotropic drugs for later stages
  • to diagnose and treat Tourette’s syndrome, Huntington’s disease, Wilson’s disease and dystonia

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