Education Programs

The IETF facilitates educational programs in order to educate patients, 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. 

Ayer Neuroscience Institute LogoJune 1, 2019
1 to 4 p.m.

Hartford, CT
Hartford Hospital
Education and Resource Center, Heublein Hall
560 Hudson Street
Hartford, CT 06102
Register

 

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 
(Location to be determined)

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.

 

Upcoming Teleconferences

TOPIC: “Tremors, Quakes and Shakes of the Voice: Understanding and Treating Vocal Tremor and Spasmodic Dysphonia”

Thursday, April 18, 2019
2 p.m. Pacific Time
3 p.m. Mount Time
4 p.m. Central Time
5 p.m. Eastern Time

Speaker: Michael M. Johns, MD, director, University of Southern California Voice Center

No Registration is required. Simply call the number below at your designated time (above) to participate.

Conference Line: 1-800-719-7514
Conference Code: 579690

 

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, March 30
10 a.m. (Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.)
Hilton Garden Inn
7550 Gaylord Parkway
Frisco,TX 75034

Speaker: Dr. Satish Gaddam, movement disorder specialist, Lone Star Neurology
Overview: Learn more about DBS Therapy, the benefits and risks, and if DBS might be right for you.

To RSVP and for more information, call 214-682-8253 or email shelley.crutchfield@medtronic.com

Getting Back to You with DBS Therapy
Monday, April 15
6 p.m. (Refreshments will be served)
Valley Health Cancer Center at Winchester Medical Center
400 Campus Boulevard
Winchester, VA 22601

Speakers: Dr. Lee A. Selznick, neurosurgeon at Virginia Brain & Spine Center and Dr. Mariecken V. Fowler, neurologist at Winchester Neurological Consultants
Overview: Learn more about DBS Therapy, the benefits and risks, and if DBS might be right for you.

To RSVP and for more information, call 202-641-3794 or email colleen.e.brown@medtronic.com.

Abbott Events

FREE Educational Event for People with ET
Tuesday, March 26
6 to 7:30 p.m.
Double Tree by Hilton
800 Harker Street
Port Huron, MI 48060

Overview: If tremor is affecting your daily activities and quality of life, attend this FREE educational event.

Speaker: David Kocenda, FNP-C, Michigan Neurology & Spine Center

RSVP by March 21 to: ben.hitchcock@abbott.com or call (269) 598-0749