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Advanced Treatment Options in Movement Disorder and Epilepsy With a Focus on Neuromodulation

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The purpose of this activity is to offer an educational event for healthcare professionals who wish to learn about advances in Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) therapy in the treatment of movement disorders and epilepsy.


This activity is designed for community physicians in neurology, family medicine and internal medicine. Advanced practice providers, resident physicians and other healthcare professionals will also benefit from attending this activity.

Overall Objectives

Upon completion of the activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe indications and appropriate patient selection for DBS in patients with Parkinson’s disease, essential tremor and epilepsy.
  • Review general device information.
  • Outline specific services offered in South-central Pennsylvania.


  • Noon | Introduction/Pre-Activity Questionnaire
  • 12:10 p.m. | DBS and Movement Disorders
    Sol De Jesus, MD
  • 12:40 p.m. | DBS and Epilepsy
    Tiffany Fisher, MD, PhD
  • 1:20 p.m. | Question and Answer
  • 1:30 p.m. | Closing Remarks


Sol De Jesus, MD
Assistant Professor and Associate Vice Chair for Quality
Department of Neurology
Co-director, Deep Brain Stimulation Program, Division of Movement Disorders
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Tiffany Fisher, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor and Associate Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Department of Neurology
Chief, Division of Epilepsy
Penn State College of Medicine
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center



Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Patient Safety

This activity includes 1.25 hours of patient safety/risk management education as required by the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine.


There is no fee, but registration is required.


A completed evaluation is required in order to receive a certificate for attending this activity. Please complete and submit the evaluation within the specified time frame.


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