About this course

  • Released: 7/14/2015
  • Expires: 7/14/2018

DEVELOPMENT OF EXCESSIVE DAYTIME SLEEPINESS IN EARLY PARKINSON DISEASE

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

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

  • State how the frequency of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in drug-naïve patients with Parkinson disease (PD) compares to controls
  • List clinical factors which differ significantly between patients with PD with and without EDS
  • Briefly discuss baseline clinical factors which are risk factors for developing EDS

CORE COMPETENCIES:

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

  • Medical Knowledge

 

INTERNATIONAL CONSENSUS DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA FOR NEUROMYELITIS OPTICA SPECTRUM DISORDERS

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

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

  • List “red flag” clinical features which are atypical for neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders (NMOSD)
  • State what MRI finding is most specific for NMOSD in adults
  • List “red flag” cerebrospinal fluid findings which are atypical for NMOSD

CORE COMPETENCIES:

The article by Wingerchuk 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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