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CME

2020-21 Neurology Grand Rounds

Location: Virtual

Date: Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Time: 7:30–8:30 a.m.

Contact: Michele Davis

About the Event

Join the Department of Neurology for a presentation by William T. Dauer, M.D., titled “From Molecule to Movement: Dissecting the Path from Dystonia Mutation to Motor Circuit Dysfunction.” Dauer is the inaugural Director of the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute and a Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience at UT Southwestern Medical Center. A neurologist acclaimed for his research into dystonia and Parkinson’s disease, he holds the Lois C.A. and Darwin E. Smith Distinguished Chair in Neurological Mobility Research.

Email Michele Davis for more information, including the Zoom connection link.

Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Accurately recognize dystonic movements.
  • Compare the difference between primary and secondary dystonia
  • Discuss the natural history of dystonia and the diagnostic considerations for different forms of the disease.

Target Audience

Primary: Neurologists, neuroscientists, nurses, residents, medical students
Secondary: Other health care professionals

Attributes/Competencies

This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient Care and Procedural Skills, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning and Improvement, Interpersonal and Communication Skills, Professionalism, and Systems-based Practice
  • IOM: Provide patient-centered care, Work in interdisciplinary teams, Employ evidence-based practice, Apply quality improvement, and Utilize informatics
  • IECC: Values/Ethics for Interprofessional Practice, Roles/Responsibility, Interprofessional Communication, Teams and Teamwork

Speaker Disclosure

Dauer, speaker for this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Planner Disclosure

William Schwartz, M.D.; Steve Roach, M.D.; Kent Ellington, M.D.; Mayur Patel, M.D.; Michele Davis; and Jason Camarillo, planners of this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this internet live course for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.