Motor Retraining (MoRe) for Functional Movement Disorders: A Multidisciplinary Treatment Approach - October 6-7, 2017

Motor Retraining (MoRe) for Functional Movement Disorders: A Multidisciplinary Treatment Approach - October 6-7, 2017

The University of Louisville Physicians Movement Disorders Clinic in collaboration with Frazier Rehab Institute is offering a CME/CE activity to learn about functional movement disorders (FMD) with a focus on a pragmatic, multidisciplinary treatment approach. The Motor Retraining (MoRe) program for FMD was established at Frazier in 2014 following a model developed at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. The program employs successful treatment rehabilitation strategies using physical, occupational and speech therapy as well as cognitive behavioral therapy modules. Faculty from UofL, Frazier Rehab and the Mayo Clinic in MN will present a unique mix of lectures and practical training opportunities to gain knowledge and skills on treatment of FMD patients
When Oct 06, 2017 06:00 PM to
Oct 07, 2017 12:45 PM
Where The Brown Hotel, 335 W Broadway, Louisville, KY 40202
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Target Audience
The target audience for this symposium are neurologists, physiatrists, physical, occupational and speech therapists, psychologists, social workers and other health care providers interested in the treatment of FMD.

Friday, October 6, 2017
Welcome/Cocktail Hour


Introduction to Functional Movement Disorders
Dr. LaFaver, University of Louisville

Saturday, October 7, 2017
Registration and Breakfast

Motor Retraining for FMD: Basic Concepts and Treatment Outcomes
Dr. Thompson, Mayo Clinic

Lessons from the Bedside: Working with FMD patients
Dr. Kaelin, University of Louisville

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for FMD: Helping Patients Help Themselves
Courtney Smith and Megan Jablonski, Frazier Rehab Institute

Coffee Break

Treatment in Practice
Session A: Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy for FMD – Case Examples
Cory Child, Brittany McAndrew, Dana Backus, Frazier Rehab Institute and Beth Geissler, Mayo Clinic

Session B: The Role of the Psychologist in the MoRe Program and Beyond – Case Examples
Courtney Smith and Megan Jablonski, Frazier Rehab Institute

Setting up an FMD Treatment Program - Practical Points
Cathy Parker, Frazier Rehab Institute

The Patient Experience: Podium Discussion




Course Director
Dr. Kathrin LaFaver
Assistant Professor
Director of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Clinic
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Participating Faculty
Dana Backus, MSOT
Occupational Therapist
Frazier Rehab Institute
Louisville, KY

Cory Child, DPT    
Physical Therapist
Frazier Rehab Institute
Louisville, KY

Beth Geissler, P.T., DPT
Physical Therapist
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Megan Jablonski, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist
Frazier Rehab Institute
Louisville, KY

Darryl Kaelin, M.D.    
Chief, Associate Professor and Residency Director
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Brittany McAndrew, M.S., CCC-SLP
Speech Therapist
Frazier Rehab Institute
Louisville, KY

Courtney Smith, Ph.D.    
Clinical Psychologist
Frazier Rehab Institute
Louisville, KY

Jeffrey Thompson, M.D.
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this activity, participants should be able to:

1. Diagnose and manage FMD.
2. Implement effective treatment principles in their practice.
3. Implement a multidisciplinary treatment program for FMD.

Continuing Education Credit
Physician Credit
- The University of Louisville Continuing Medical Education office designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse - This program has been approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing for 5.7 continuing education credits through University of Louisville Hospital, provider number 4-0068-7-18-996. The Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual nursing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content.

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

Special Services

All individuals are encouraged to participate. To request disability arrangements, please contact the at least 7 days prior to the date of this program. Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof.


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Registration Fees:

Friday, October 6, 2017 Dinner Fee   $25   

Saturday, October 7, Program Fees
Physician   $99
Nurse   $49
All Others   $49
UofL Student/Resident/Fellow   $0

Advance registration for this live event is now closed. You may still attend by registering as a walk-in at the program welcome desk.
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For those interested in the course but unable to attend in person a non-CME online version of the presentations will be available at the at the end of this program. To view the material you will have to pre-register below. Once registration is complete a URL and password will be sent to you within 2 business days by Alexandra Jacob at  For those who attended the program in person, the online materials will be available free of charge.
CLICK HERE to Register for the Online Version

We thank our supporting and exhibiting companies for their participation in the "Motor Retraining (MoRe) for Functional Movement Disorders Conference"

A final listing of supporters and exhibitors will be available at the meeting.