Tremors Update 2022

According to the World Health Organization, tremor is most common among middle-aged and older adults, although it can occur at any age.  The disorder generally affects men and women equally and is not life threatening, however it can affect an individual’s quality of life. Thomas Hammond, M.D. will review 2022 tremor updates in this online course. 

Target Audience

Internal Medicine Physicians, Family Medicine Physicians, Obstetricians, Hospitalists, Fellows, Physician Assistants, Residents, Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Nurses, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians and all other interested healthcare providers.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the principle clinical features of essential tremor and Parkinson’s Disease.
  • Analyze imaging to assist in differential diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease versus essential tremor.
  • Identify the current medication and surgical treatments for Parkinson’s Disease and essential tremor.
  • Discuss the application of MRI guided ultrasound lesioning for tremor.
     
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • Song, P., Zhang, Y., Zha, M., Yang, Q., Ye, X., Yi, Q., & Rudan, I. (2021). The global prevalence of essential tremor, with emphasis on age and sex: A meta-analysis. Journal of global health, 11, 04028.
  • Haubenberger, D., & Hallett, M. (2018). Essential tremor. New England Journal of Medicine, 378(19), 1802-1810.
  • Amlang, C. J., Trujillo Diaz, D., & Louis, E. D. (2020). Essential Tremor as a "Waste Basket" Diagnosis: Diagnosing Essential Tremor Remains a Challenge. Frontiers in neurology, 11, 172. 
     
Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 ABIM MOC II
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.25 Florida Board of Pharmacy
Course opens: 
11/01/2022
Course expires: 
08/31/2025

Thomas C. Hammond, M.D., FAAN
Neurologist
Marcus Neuroscience Institute
Boca Raton Regional Hospital 
Assistant Clinical Professor, Florida Atlantic University
Boca Raton, Florida
Assistant Clinical Professor, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Nova Southeastern University
Davie, Florida

Thomas C. Hammond, M.D., FAAN, faculty of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose, and has indicated that the presentation will not include off-label or unapproved product usage.

John Rubin, M.D., conference director for this educational activity, indicated that he is a shareholder in AstraZeneca and Bristol Myers Squibb. 

Kenneth Rosenthal, M.D., conference director for this educational activity, indicated that he is on the speakers’ bureau for AbbVie. 

All the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies.*

*Ineligible companies - Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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