Tics and Tourette’s – Differential diagnosis, guidelines and management
After finishing Medicine in India, Dr Damodaran has worked within various subspecialties of Psychiatry in England. Core training in Psychiatry in England developed her interest in Neurodevelopmental conditions and she subsequently completed higher training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She has worked as a Consultant in Paediatric Liaison Neuropsychiatry for over 6 years at Birmingham Children's Hospital, Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust providing Neuropsychiatric input for children with Epilepsy, Tics, Tourette’s, Functional Neurological Disorders amongst others, promoting interface between mental and physical health in understanding and holistically treating, acute presentations to hospital.
What will the webinar cover?
Key learning objectives
- To consider the phenomenology of tics, their prevalence and management of comorbidities
- To review current clinical guidelines, diagnosis and assessment of tics and Tourette's
- To build a foundation of knowledge for the management and treatment of tics & Tourette's