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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
Good
Karen Graham
21.05.2017.
Good
Chandrashekar Jatti
15.05.2017.
interesting
Anna-Marie Foley
14.05.2017.
Good module
Stephen Featherstone
14.05.2017.
Very good
Stephen Featherstone
14.05.2017.