2019 Bluegrass Regional Movement Disorders Symposium - June 7- 8, 2019

The Bluegrass Regional Movement Disorders Symposium bring together leaders in Movement Disorders from Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Ohio. The event will be an excellent opportunity to learn about new developments in Movement Disorders and is designed for primary care providers, internists, geriatricians, general neurologists, and physicians in training and others in the health profession who will be exposed to patients with Parkinson disease or other movement disorders.
When Jun 07, 2019 06:00 PM to
Jun 08, 2019 11:50 AM
Where JW Marriott Indianapolis 10 S West Street Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Contact Name
Contact Phone 502-852-3285
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Target Audience
Residents, fellows, NPs, PAs, and advanced practice providers in neurology, primary care, internal medicine, geriatric medicine, and all others who may be interested in the topics presented.

Friday, June 7, 2019 - NO CME OFFERED
Skyline Club, 1 American Square, 36th Floor, Indianapolis, IN 46282

6:00 - 9:00pm
Regional Meeting
1) Introduction of All Participating Centers with Brief Overview of Current Research Projects/Call for Patient Recruitment/Possible Collaborations
2) Dinner
3) Movement Disorders Video Rounds and MRI Puzzles (All Faculty)

Saturday, June 8, 2019
CME Course (Community Neurologists, Fellows, Residents, NPs, PAs, and advanced practice providers)
8:00 - 8:30am

8:30 - 9:00am
Talk 1: Drug Induced Movement Disorders
Dr. Guduru, University of Kentucky  

9:00 - 9:30am
Talk 2: Functional Movement Disorders Treatment
Brooke F. Walls, MD, IUPUI

9:30 - 10:00am
Talk 3: Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders
Dr. Nagy, Vanderbilt University

10:00 - 10:30am
Talk 4: An Update on Dystonia
Dr. Jacob, University of Cincinnati
10:30 - 10:50am
Coffee Break

10:50 - 11:20am
Talk 5: Treatment Update in Huntington’s Disease
Dr. James, Indiana University
Talk 6: Parkinson’s Disease: Advanced and Future Treatments
Dr. Duker, University of Cincinnati



Course Directors
 Kathrin LaFaver, MD, FAAN

Assistant Professor
Raymond Lee Lebby Chair in Parkinson's Disease Research
Director, ULP Movement Disorders Clinic
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY

 Elizabeth Zauber, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology
Department of Neurology
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Participating Faculty
Andrew Duker, MD    

Associate Professor
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

Zain Guduru, MD    
Assitant Profesor
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY

Christopher James, MD    
Assistant Professor
Indiana University School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

Adam Nagy, MD    
Assistant Professor
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN

Cara Jacob, MD    
Assistant Professor
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH

Brooke F. Walls, MD
Grube Family Movement Disorders Fellow
Indianapolis, IN

Learning Objectives

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

1. Diagnosis and manage early and advanced Parkinson’s disease.
2. Manage orthostatic hypotension and Parkinson’s disease associated psychosis.
3. Identify patients with Parkinson’s disease appropriate for DBS surgery.
4. Diagnose and manage of patients with dystonia, and tardive dyskinesia.
5. Describe the differences between common genetic forms of Parkinson disease.

Continuing Education Credit
Physician Credit
- The University of Louisville Continuing Medical Education office designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 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 3.6 continuing education credits through University of Louisville Hospital, provider number 4-0068-7-20-1110. The Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual nursing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content. Completion criteria to obtain CE's: Attend entire session and complete the evaluation.

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.


for a copy of the course Brochure

Registration for this Symposium is Free to all participants but advance registration is required to allow for course planning.

Please Note: If you plan on attending both the Friday and Saturday sessions you will have to click the Regional Meeting Session box on the registration page.

Online registration for this conference is now closed. You may still attend the event by registering at the welcome desk the day of the program.

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We thank our supporting and exhibiting companies for their participation in the "2019 Bluegrass Regional Movement Disorders Symposium"

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