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Key questions on movement disorders

Module summary
Consultant neurologist Dr Yen Tai discusses subtle symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, managing memory problems, and drug-induced movement disorders
Learning objectives

This module will fill you in on managing movement disorders in primary care, including:

  • When to refer Parkinson's patients to a specialist
  • Managing progressive confusion and memory problems in Parkinson's
  • Treatment for essential tremor
  • Which drugs can induce movement disorders
Author

Dr Yen F Tai is a consultant neurologist at Charing Cross and Hillingdon hospitals and an honorary clinical senior lecturer at Imperial College London

Dr Keith Hopcroft, a GP in Laindon, Essex, provided the questions

Date module published
28/03/2017
Module due for review
28/03/2019
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Excellent
Claire Chambers
11.09.2017.
very good.
M.Robert Mindham
09.09.2017.
Good could have been longer with some case history re drug management
helen Taylor
02.09.2017.
excellent
Shivnathram Rajkumar
18.08.2017.
Good
Glyn Chapman
17.08.2017.