80043271M - 11th Annual Dystonia and Spasticity: Practicum and Update - Miami


Date & Location
Saturday, December 9, 2017 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM   Miami Marriott Dadeland, Miami, FL

Specialties
Neurology, Physical Therapy, Psychiatry

Overview

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Highly popular over the past 10 years, the complimentary 11th Annual Johns Hopkins Dystonia and Spasticity Practicum and Update workshop will provide clinicians, with particular interest in neurotoxins, a unique opportunity to reinforce their knowledge and skills needed for the management of patients with dystonia and spasticity. This live activity will deliver a comprehensive update on recent scholarly data through interactive case presentations and hands-on injection training as demonstrated by our expert faculty. Clinical experts will discuss and demonstrate strategies for accurately assessing patients with dystonia and spasticity, selecting appropriate treatment options including botulinum neurotoxin therapies, and utilizing the best techniques for optimal administration, including EMG and ultrasound guidance.



Objectives
  1. Recognize the characteristic diagnostic features and presenting symptoms of dystonia and spasticity.
  2. Describe the clinically relevant distinctions between botulinum toxin preparations to identify how to appropriately manage patients with each agent.
  3. Apply proper chemodenervation techniques for treatment of dystonia and spasticity.
  4. Evaluate guidance techniques that assist in chemodenervation injection.

Accreditation
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.