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

Kansas City 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 TELECONFERENCES

(Watch this site for upcoming teleconferences).

 

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.

Listen to Teleconferences


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

(No events at this time)

Abbott Events

Deep Brain Stimulation: Lunch & Learn

Overview: Are you interested in learning more about Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for essential tremor? Join Abbott for a complimentary DBS discussion including a patient’s experience and perspective.

Thursday, September 19
11:30 a.m.
Escalante’s Fine Tex Mex

12821 Kimberley Lane
Houston, TX 77024

RSVP: 713-598-4809 or sherri.porter@abbott.com

 

Live Your Best Life: Community Health Talk about DBS Therapy

Overview: Learn about DBS Therapy, which has been proven over the past 20 years to be an effective treatment option for symptoms of essential tremor.

Monday, September 23
5 to 7 p.m.

Inn at Great Neck
30 Cuttermill Road
Great Neck, NY 11021

Speakers: 
Dr. David Weintraub, neurosurgeon, Northwell Hospital
Dr. Ritesh Ramdhani, neurologist, Northwell Hospital
Harvey Glasser, Support Group Leader, IETF

RSVP to Joe Pagano, (631) 521-4874, or joe.pagano@abbott.com