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

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
Kansas City area 
(location to be announced)

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 new educational teleconference series.

No new teleconferences scheduled at this time

 

 

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?

Saturday, July 13
10:30 – Noon
OR
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.