About this course

  • Released: 11/4/2014
  • Expires: 11/4/2017

 

ELEVATED RATES OF INTRACEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE IN INDIVIDUALS FROM A US CLINICAL CARE HIV COHORT

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of the article by Chow et al, the participant should be able to:

  • Recognize that cardiovascular and cerebrovascular event rates are known to be increased in HIV infection
  • Discuss the results from this study assessing the rate of intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) in HIV-infected individuals compared to uninfected individuals
  • List any predictors of risk of ICH in HIV-infected individuals identified in this study

CORE COMPETENCIES:

The article by Chow et al covers the following core competency:

  • Medical Knowledge

 

SHOULD GENETIC TESTING FOR SCAS BE INCLUDED IN THE DIAGNOSTIC WORKUP FOR MSA?

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of the article by Kim et al, the participant should be able to:

  • State the clinical symptoms and diagnostic criteria for multiple system atrophy (MSA)
  • Recognize that spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA) can clinically resemble MSA
  • Discuss the results from this study assessing the prevalence of mutations in SCA genes in a large registry of patients who were clinically diagnosed with MSA

CORE COMPETENCIES:

The article by Kim et al covers the following core competency:

  • Medical Knowledge

 

AUTHOR DISCLOSURES:

Refer to listing above the references in each article.

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ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

The American Academy of Neurology designates that participants will receive 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits if both CME courses for the issue are completed. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The American Academy of Neurology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

MISSION STATEMENT/PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

After evaluating a specific article published in Neurology, participants in the CME activity should be able to demonstrate an increase in, or affirmation of, their knowledge of clinical medicine. Participants should be able to evaluate the appropriateness of the clinical information as it applies to the provision of patient care.

PARTICIPANTS

This program is designed for physicians who are involved in providing patient care and who wish to advance their current knowledge of clinical medicine.

CREDITS

The American Academy of Neurology designates that participants will receive 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits if both CME courses for the issue are completed.

The American Academy of Neurology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

DISCLOSURES

Steven Lewis, MD receives a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology and as an Associate Editor for Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology; has received royalties for the books Field Guide to the Neurologic Examination and Neurology for the Non-Neurologist; and anticipates receiving royalties for the book Neurologic Disorders due to Systemic Disease. James WM Owens Jr. MD, PhD receives royalties from UpToDate, Waltham, MA; grant support from NIH (PI, K08NS054882); and a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT

This CME program receives no commercial support.

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