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Tourette Syndrome

Author: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Course Created: 2007

Practice Level: Intermediate

No book to buy Duration: 1 hours
3.8 out of 4.0, Based on: 18 reviews

Course Summary

This course provides information on the diagnosis and treatment of Tourette Syndrome.

Course Format

This course contains downloadable online lessons (PDF or Word) and a practice test. When you're ready, purchase the course by clicking the "Add To Cart" button. This will let you take the test, complete the course evaluation and receive your certificate for CE credits.

Course Syllabus

  • What is Tourette syndrome?
  • What are the symptoms?
  • What is the course of TS?
  • Can people with TS control their tics?
  • What causes TS?
  • What disorders are associated with TS?
  • How is TS diagnosed?
  • How is TS treated?
  • Is TS inherited?
  • What is the prognosis?
  • What is the best educational setting for children with TS?
  • What research is being done?

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the causes of Tourette Syndrome.
  • Describe the diagnosis of Tourette Syndrome.
  • Explain the treatment of Tourette Syndrome.


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