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State of the Art Treatment of Movement Disorders

September 9, 2016

Seattle Science Foundation
550 17th Avenue, James Tower, Suite 600
Seattle, WA 98122

The State-of-the-Art Treatment of Movement Disorders Conference is targeted towards neurosurgeons and neurologist who manage and treat patients with movement disorders.  Leading experts in the field will come together to discuss the current and future management of the conditions, including both surgical and non-surgical therapies, exploring anatomic considerations, surgical advancements, and pharmacologic options in an interdisciplinary setting. The design is to focus on the future of movement disorder treatment through a collaborative approach with the goal of improving patient outcomes and quality of life.  

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M.D. or D.O.:  $250 (After August 26 - $280)
Allied Health Professionals:  $150 (After August 26 - $180)
Medical Student:  $50
Resident/Fellow:  $50


In a time of tremendous and rapid advancement in the field of movement disorder, there remains a significant gap in knowledge regarding both surgical and non-surgical treatments.  Providers, current and training, need to be updated on new and future therapies in the management of movement disorders in order to develop competence and consistent performance in identifying and implementing the appropriate treatments for each condition. 


By attending this course, the participant will provide better patient care through an increased ability to:

  • Indicate the importance of patient selection in Parkinson’s Disease.
  • Illustrate where and when intervention to the sub thalamic nucleus that can improve the parkinsonian motor state.
  • Indicate the action of high frequency ultrasound when used for essential tremor.
  • Indicate the benefits of robotic-assisted lead placement.
  • Illustrate surgical considerations in IPG replacement in Patients with End-Stage Parkinson’s Disease.
  • Compare DBS to pharmacologic treatment for MS related tremor.
  • Discuss integrated care in the treatment of movement disorders.
  • Indicate best methods for complication avoidance in DBS surgery.


The State-of-the-Art Treatment of Movement Disorders Conference is intended for neurosurgeons, neurologists, neurosurgical fellows, and allied health professionals who participates in the care of a patients with movement disorders in the United States.


Accreditation with Commendation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Swedish Medical Center and the Seattle Science Foundation. Swedish Medical Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Swedish Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This symposium is financially supported in part by educational grants in accordance with ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support.  At the time of this printing, a complete listing of commercial supporters was not available.  Appropriate acknowledgment will be given to all supporters at the time of the symposium.


The Seattle Science Foundation is located at 550 17th Avenue, James Tower, Suite 600 in Seattle, Washington. Parking is available in the garage on 16th Avenue between Cherry and Jefferson at a maximum fee of $16.50.  From I-5 (northbound and southbound), take the James Street exit.  Travel east on James Street.  James will become Cherry Street.  Turn right (south) on 16th Avenue.  Turn right into the main garage entrance.


Phone:      (206) 732-6500
Fax:           (206) 732-6599



Earlier Event: September 8
Dental Course
Later Event: September 14
Cranial Neurosurgery Conference