Education Programs

The IETF facilitates educational programs in order to educate patients, caregivers, healthcare providers and the general public about essential tremor. Programs may cover the following topics: the diagnosis process, current treatment options, research, support groups, assistive technology, and more. Review the listings below for more information. You can also check our events calendar to learn about other events and support group meetings.

 

Upcoming IETF Programs

ET Education Forum
Join us for a free education forum to get the latest
information on essential tremor and tips for managing it. 

September 14, 2019 
9 a.m. to Noon
St. Louis, MO 
Hilton St. Louis Frontenac
1335 S. Lindbergh Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63131

Speakers:
– Mwiza Ushe, MA, MD,
assistant professor of neurology,
Washington University School of Medicine
– Richard Bucholz, MD
professor, Department of Neurosurgery,
St. Louis University School of Medicine
– Stephanie Stegman, MOT, OTR/L
Washington University School of Medicine

Registration deadline: September 11, 2019

Register

ET Education Forum
Join us for a free education forum to get the latest
information on essential tremor and tips for managing it. 

November 2, 2019 
9 a.m. to Noon
Lenexa, KS
Hyatt Place Kansas City
Lenexa City Center
8741 Ryckert Street
Lenexa, KS 66219

Speakers:
– Harsh V. Gupta, M.D.
assistant professor of neurology,,
University of Kansas Medical Center
– Kelli Reiling Ott, OTD, OTR/L
clinical assistant professor,
Department of Occupational Therapy Education
University of Kansas Medical Center

Registration deadline: October 30, 2019

Register

Teleconferences

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Whether you have internet access or not, it is important to understand your condition. To this end, the IETF presents our educational teleconference series.

UPCOMING TELECONFERENCE

Research: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?

Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Cost: FREE

Start times:

  • 11 a.m. Pacific Time
  • Noon, Mountain Time
  • 1 p.m. Central Time
  • 2 p.m. Eastern Time

Speaker: 
Holly Shill, MD
Director of the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center at Barrow Neurological Institute
Phoenix, AZ

No Registration Required

To Participate:
Call the number below a minute or two before the start time of the teleconference and key in the conference code when prompted to do so. The teleconference is limited to 500 callers. The call will be recorded and posted on the IETF website for those who can’t join us.

Conference Line: 1-800-201-3962 (U.S. and Canada)
Conference Code: 113980

Have a Question for the Speaker?
The teleconference speaker will answer questions at the end of the teleconference. But all questions must be submitted in advance. Submit your questions by emailing them to: info@essentialtremor.org.

 

PAST TELECONFERENCES

All of our teleconferences are recorded and are available online. Just call the number listed and listen by phone. THESE ARE NOT TOLL-FREE NUMBERS SO IF YOUR PHONE PLAN DOES NOT PROVIDE FREE LONG DISTANCE, YOU WILL BE CHARGED BY YOUR PHONE COMPANY.

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Webinars

WebinarNarrated by some of the top movement disorders specialists in the field, this series of webinars cover everything you need to know about essential tremor, from the diagnosis process, treatment options to current research and more.

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IETF Partner Education Opportunities

Medtronic Events

Getting Back to You With DBS Therapy

Saturday, August 17
10:30 a.m. (sign in begins at 10 a.m.)
United Way of Greater Houston
50 Waugh Drive
Houston, TX 77007

Overview: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) development started in 1987 and Medtronic has been a leader in the field. With more than 150,000 DBS implants worldwide, DBS is helping people control the movement symptoms of their essential tremor.

Speakers: Ashwin Viswanathan, MD and Sameer Sheth, MD, PhD., Baylor College of Medicine

RSVP by calling (713) 497-9400.

Abbott Events

Does Tremor Have You Asking for Help?

Tuesday, July 23
5:30 – 7 p.m.
Beaumont Neuroscience Building
Allison Conference Room 2nd Floor
3555 W 13th Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48073

Overview: If tremor is affecting your daily activities and quality of life, please join us for one of these FREE educational events.

Speaker:
Dr. Adam Kuhlman, DO,
Department of Neurology, Movement
Disorders Clinic, Beaumont Health

RSVP to Steve Atkins, steve.atkins@abbott.com or (419) 340-2347. Space is limited.

 

Community Health Talk: Are Medications Not Adequately Controlling Your Essential Tremor Symptoms?

Wednesday, July 24
6:30 p.m.
Courtyard Marriott
4192 Sycamore Dairy Road
Fayetteville, NC 28303

Speaker:
Amy DeLambo, RN, nurse practitioner

RSVP: martha.rath@abbott.com or call 919-395-1917

 

Community Health Talk: Are Medications Not Adequately Controlling Your Essential Tremor Symptoms?

Sunday, July 28
2 p.m.
Courtyard Marriott
151 Van Campen Blvd
Wilmington, NC 28403

Speaker:
Daniel Roque, MD
Medical Director UNC

RSVP: martha.rath@abbott.com or call 919-395-1917

Community Health Talk: Are Medications Not Adequately Controlling Your Essential Tremor Symptoms?

Wednesday, July 31
6 p.m.
Courtyard Marriott
2225 Stantonsburg Rd
Greenville, NC 27834

Speaker:
Amy DeLambo, RN, nurse practitioner

RSVP: martha.rath@abbott.com or call 919-395-1917

 

Community Health Talk: Are Medications Not Adequately Controlling Your Essential Tremor Symptoms?

Wednesday, August 7
6 p.m.
Braswell Memorial Library (Wiley Room)
727 N Grace St
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

Speaker:
Amy DeLambo, RN, nurse practitioner

RSVP: martha.rath@abbott.com or call 919-395-1917