At the conclusion of this symposium, the participant should be able to:
1. Understand the complex and changing needs of those living with Tic Disorders across the lifespan.
2. Recognize the symptoms and diagnostic criteria of Tic Disorders and the common co-occurring conditions frequently associated.
3. List the current recommendations for treatment & management (medical, behavioral & educational) for TS
4. Identify resources for evaluation, treatment, referral and support for those living with Tic Disorders.
5. Identify resources and collaborate with expert Tourette professionals across the Southeast, as well as the national Tourette Association, in order to improve care for those with TS.
Who Should Attend
This symposium is designed for a target audience of:
TRACK 1: Healthcare professionals, including: Physicians, psychologists, nurses, residents, fellows, and other healthcare professionals in the following specialties: adult and pediatric neurology, adult and pediatric psychiatry/psychology, social work, family practice, internal medicine, pediatrics, and rehabilitation professionals
TRACK 2: Parents, family members, school counselors, school personnel, and other educators
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Polices of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Emory University School of Medicine and the Tourette Association of America. The Emory University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Emory University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Funding for this conference was made possible in part by the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Governmen