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
Saturday, March 28, 2020
9 a.m. to Noon
Chicago Marriott Naperville
1801 North Naper Boulevard
Naperville, IL 60563
Dr. Avram Fraint, Nothwestern Medical Group
Dr. Leonard Verhagen Metman, Rush Medical College
Whether you have internet access or not, it is important to understand your condition. To this end, the IETF presents our educational teleconference series.
(Watch this site for upcoming 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.
Narrated 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.
The IETF is happy to share relevant podcasts on essential tremor, ET treatments, research and other topics to help educate and empower people in the ET community.
IETF Partner Education Opportunities
Are Medications Adequately Controlling Your Essential Tremor Symptoms?
Wednesday, March 11
6:30 p.m. (Registration begins at 6 p.m.)
Rocky Mountain College
Morledge-Kimball Hall, Room 119
1511 Poly Drive
Billings, MT 59102
Attend this informational seminar to learn more about DBS therapy, including its benefits and risks. Presenter is Dr. Stuart Goodman, with the Neuroscience Center for Brain and Spine.
RSVP to: Cindy Kuykendall, (303) 810-3893, firstname.lastname@example.org
Abbott & INSIGHTEC Events
Enhanced Treatment Options for Essential Tremor
Thursday, March 19
The Hilton Miami Dadeland
9100 North Kendall Drive
South Miami, FL 33176
Join us to learn about expanded therapy options for ET, including directional Deep Brain Stimulation and MR-Guided Focused Ultrasound.
RSVP to: Joe Allen, (941) 504-8705, email@example.com