Free virtual Huntington’s Disease course for healthcare professionals (October 2021- 3 dates)

8 Oct 2021 to 22 Oct 2021

The European Huntington’s Disease Network (EHDN) in collaboration with the Movement Disorders Society (European Section) is delighted to announce a virtual HD course series in October 2021. This activity is intended for for all healthcare professionals who are interested in specialising in movement disorders, and young neurologists who are already training in movement disorders.  The course is free but registration is needed.

The MDS-ES and EHDN Joint Online Course Series will take place across three sessions.

Session 1: Foundational Principles of Huntington's Disease
Friday, October 8, 2021: 16:00-20:00 CEST

Session 1 will present foundational knowledge of HD including genetics, basic biology, neuropathology; clinical phenotypes and differential diagnosis. 

Session 2: Assessment of Huntington's Disease
Friday, October 15, 2021: 16:00-20:00 CEST

Session 2 will present a systematic approach for assessment of patients with HD and cover practical information of setting up a clinic and cooperation with patients’ families and carers. 

Session 3: Management Options for Huntington's Disease
Friday, October 22, 2021: 16:00-20:00 CEST

Session 3 will discuss management of HD including pharmacological, non-pharmacological and palliative care, and present a look to the treatment landscape of the future of HD management.

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