Motor Retraining (MoRe) for Functional Movement Disorders

  • Motor Retraining (MoRe) for Functional Movement Disorders: A Multidisciplinary Treatment Approach
  • March 22-23, 2019
  • Rudd Conference Center, Jewish Hospital
  • Louisville, KY, 40202

Course Description:

UofL Physicians – Neurosciences – Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders in collaboration with Frazier Rehab Institute is offering a CME/CE activity to learn about Functional Movement Disorders (FMD) with a focus on a pragmatic, multidisciplinary treatment approach. The Motor Retraining (MoRe) program for FMD was established at Frazier in 2014, and has to date treated patients from 27 US states.  The program employs successful rehabilitation strategies using physical, occupational and speech therapy as well as cognitive behavioral therapy modules. Faculty from UofL Physicians and Frazier Rehab Institute will present in-depth knowledge and practical training opportunities for healthcare providers to become confident in the diagnosis and successful treatment of FMD patients. 

Target Audience: Neurologists, Physiatrists, physical, occupational and speech therapists, psychologists and other health care providers interested in the treatment of FMD.


Fri., Mar.22 

6:00-8:00 p.m. Reception with light appetizers, optional Bourbon Tasting

Sat., Mar. 23 

7:30-8:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast

8:00-8:15 a.m. Welcome and Course Overview

8:15-9:00 a.m. Functional Movement Disorders: How to make the Diagnosis 

9:00-9:45 a.m. Motor Retraining for FMD: Treatment Principles and Patient Outcomes 

9:45-10:00 a.m. Coffee Break

10:00-10:30 a.m. Physical Therapy: Regaining Control over Movement 

10:30-11:00 a.m. Occupational Therapy: Focus on Function

11:00-11:30 a.m. Speech and Cognitive Therapy: Being understood clearly

11:30-12:00 p.m. Psychotherapy: Helping Patients to help themselves

12:00-12:30 p.m. Q&A

12:30-1:30 p.m. Lunch Session: Dealing with Insurance Companies

1:30-3:00 p.m. Treatment in Practice: Breakout Sessions 

Session A: Physical Therapy

Session B: Occupational Therapy

Session C: Psychotherapy

Session D: Setting up a multidisciplinary FMD program – Practical Points 

3:00-3:15 p.m. Break

3:15-3:45 p.m. Treatment of Children and Adolescents with FMD 

3:45-4:30 p.m. Patient Panel Discussion: MoRe and Beyond

4:30 p.m. Adjournment

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