Neurology: Volume 84, Number 16, April 21, 2015
About this course
- Released: 4/21/2015
- Expires: 4/21/2018
IMPAIRMENTS AND COMORBIDITIES OF POLYNEUROPATHY REVEALED BY POPULATION-BASED ANALYSES
Upon completion of the article by Hoffman et al, the participant should be able to:
- State which subtype of polyneuropathy was the most frequently coded specific diagnosis
- Discuss which medical comorbidities demonstrated the largest difference between cases and controls
- Discuss differences in degree of impairment between cases and controls
The article by Hoffman et al covers the following core competency:
- Medical Knowledge
EVIDENCE-BASED GUIDELINE: MANAGEMENT OF AN UNPROVOKED FIRST SEIZURE IN ADULTS
Upon completion of the article by Krumholz et al, the participant should be able to:
- List clinical variables associated with an increased risk of recurrence following a first unprovoked seizure
- Discuss the effects of immediately treating with antiepileptic drugs as compared to awaiting recurrence
- Describe the general character of most adverse effects associated with antiepileptic drug treatment
The article by Krumholz et al covers the following core competency:
- Medical Knowledge
Refer to listing above the references in each article.
THIS PAGE IS REQUIRED READING BEFORE BEGINNING ALL ACCME-ACCREDITED COURSES
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.
This program is designed for physicians who are involved in providing patient care and who wish to advance their current knowledge of clinical medicine.
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.
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.
This CME program receives no commercial support.