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Miami Practicum.


Saturday, December 17, 2016
Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay

1633 N Bayshore Dr
Miami, FL
Room: Salon J, K H

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM: Registration and Breakfast
8:30 AM – 3:30 PM: Interactive Activity

OVERVIEW
Highly popular over the past 9 years, the complimentary 10th, 2016 workshops 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.

GOAL
The purpose of The 10th Annual Johns Hopkins Dystonia and Spasticity Practicum will be to educate residents and fellows in neurology and physical medicine and rehabilitation, community neurologists, physiatrists, and physical and occupational therapists on the science and clinical issues related to the management of patients with dystonia and spasticity. This educational activity also seeks to provide attendees with in-depth, evidence-based education including hands-on experience in treating patients with dystonia and spasticity.

INTENDED AUDIENCE
This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of neurology and physical medicine and rehabilitation residents and fellows, as well as community neurologists, physiatrists, physical, and occupational therapists. No prerequisites required.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
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.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

POLICY ON FACULTY AND PROVIDER DISCLOSURE
It is the policy of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine that the faculty and provider disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine OCME has established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. Detailed disclosures will be made in the course materials.


AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. Please notify us if you have any special needs.

AGENDA
8:00 – 8:30 AM Registration and Breakfast
8:30 – 8:45 AM Conference Goals and Educational Outcomes Activity
8:45 – 9:25 AM Dystonia – Introduction and Update
9:25 – 10:05 AM Spasticity – Introduction and Update
10:05 – 10:20 AM Break
10:20 – 11:00 AM Chemodenervation – Basics and Practical Considerations
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Comparing Guidance Techniques for Chemodenervation Procedures
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Practical Application Video Workshop
12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch: Reflection & Discussion
1:00 – 3:00 PM Breakout Sessions: Injection Training Workshops
  • Room 1—Patients with Dystonia
  • Room 2—Patients with Spasticity
  • Room 3—Models (ELVIS/ELVIRA/DASIEY/SADIE)
  • Room 4—Ultrasound
3:00 – 3:15 PM Question & Answer/Discussion
3:15 – 3:30 PM Educational Outcomes Activity

This schedule is subject to change.

STEERING COMMITTEE
Zoltan Mari, MD (Chairperson)
Associate Professor of Neurology
Director, Parkinson's and Movement Disorder Center
Director, National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence
Director, Movement Disorder Fellowship Program
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Katharine E. Alter, MD
Senior Physiatrist
Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics,
AT Still University, Mesa AZ

Cynthia L. Comella, MD, FAAN
Professor
Department of Neurological Sciences
Rush University Medical Center

Barbara I. Karp, MD
Combined NeuroScience Institutional
Review Board and National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Institutes of Health

Heakyung Kim, MD
A. David Gurewitsch Professor of
Rehabilitation Medicine & Pediatrics
Dept. of Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine
Director, Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Columbia University Medical Center/Weill Cornell Medical Center/NYPH
Fellowship Program Director, Pediatric
Rehabilitation Medicine
Columbia University Medical Center/NYPH

R. Samuel Mayer, MD
Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Education
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

PARTICIPATING FACULTY
Zoltan Mari, MD (Chairperson)
Associate Professor of Neurology
Director, Parkinson's and Movement Disorder Center
Director, National Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence
Director, Movement Disorder Fellowship Program
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Carlos Singer, MD (Local Chairperson)
Professor of Neurology
Division Chief, Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorders
University of Miami – Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

Katharine E. Alter, MD
Senior Physiatrist
Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital
Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Physical Medicine Rehabilitation
AT Still University, Mesa AZ

Seema R. Khurana, DO
Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Miami – Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
Director of Pediatric and Comprehensive Inpatient Units of Jackson Memorial Hospital

Corneliu Luca, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Director, Deep Brain Stimulation Program
University of Miami – Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

Henry Moore, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology
Division of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders
University of Miami – Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

Andrew L. Sherman, MD, MS
Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
University of Miami – Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine

FEE INFORMATION
There is no fee for this educational activity.

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