Program Description: 

The meeting aims to increase overall knowledge of DBS and advanced treatment options for movement disorders. And to apply new research evidence and treatment innovations to the management of people with movement disorders. Thus arming the provider with knowledge that will positively impact his/her performance and improve patient outcomes.


Key Words: Deep Brain Stimulation, Movement Disorders, Patient Outcomes

Target audience: 
  • Physicians
Learning objectives: 
Participants who engage in this educational intervention will be able to:
  • Describe the criteria that are used to determine which patients with movement disorders may be potential candidates for deep brain stimulation
  • Incorporate multidisciplinary strategies to optimize outcomes of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) therapies for movement disorders patients and track patient outcomes, patient safety, with an eye to quality improvement
  • Identify and guide patients who would benefit from (based on pros and cons of) unilateral vs. bilateral Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), as well as simultaneous vs. staged bilateral DBS for various movement disorders
Faculty & credentials: 
Activity Director(s):
Peter Pahapill, MD, PhD
Department of Neurosurgery
Medical College of Wisconsin-Froedtert
In accordance with the ACCME® Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, Standard 3, all in control of content must disclose any relevant financial relationships. The following in control of content had no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
  • Peter Pahapill

The following persons in control of content disclosed the following financial relationships which were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest mitigation process and addressed.



Jan Schiebenes
Series date: 
01/01/2024 - 8:00am CST to 12/31/2024 - 11:59pm CST

ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.00 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.


Group description: 
Movement Disorders Deep Brain Stimulation Case Conference 2024
Series location: 
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States


There are no sessions in this series.