Upcoming Workshops Demonstrate Use of Botulinum Toxin to Treat Neurologic Disease

June 28, 2007

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Workshops introducing participants to the basic pharmacology of botulinum toxin and its treatment techniques for dystonia and spasticity in both adults and children are scheduled for summer and fall of 2007. The workshops will feature:

  • Expert faculty
  • Limited class sizes to provide more personal instruction
  • Emphasis on live small-group demonstration sessions
  • Ample time allotted for questions and participant discussion
  • 7.0 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 credits™

Upon completion, participants should be able to describe the injection technique for treatment of cranial dystonia, cervical dystonia, limb dystonia, blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm, and spasticity; describe the typical dosages used for each disorder with each of the different types of botulinum toxin; and describe the onset, duration of effect, and potential side effects for each type of botulinum toxin.

Upcoming workshop dates and locations are:

  • August 11, 2007 in Houston (open to Residents and Fellows only)
    Early registration deadline: July 20, 2007
  • September 29, 2007 in San Diego (open to Residents and Fellows only)
    Early registration deadline: September 7, 2007
  • November 2, 2007 in Las Vegas (in conjunction with the AAN Fall Conference)
    (open to all physicians)
    Early registration deadline: October 12, 2007

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