Neurology: Volume 85, Number 5, August 4, 2015
About this course
- Released: 8/4/2015
- Expires: 8/4/2018
CHARACTERISTIC FEATURES AND PROGRESSION OF ABNORMALITIES ON MRI FOR CARASIL
Upon completion of the article by Nozaki et al, the participant should be able to:
- List the clinical features of cerebral autosomal recessive arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CARASIL)
- State the genetic abnormality seen in CARASIL
- Discuss the findings from this study describing the characteristic features and progression of abnormalities on MRI in CARASIL
The article by Nozaki et al covers the following core competency:
- Medical Knowledge
STATUS EPILEPTICUS OF INFLAMMATORY ETIOLOGY: A COHORT STUDY
Upon completion of the article by Spatola et al, the participant should be able to:
- Recognize that the role of neuroinflammation in status epilepticus (SE) has received little attention
- Discuss the results of this study assessing the frequency of SE due to an inflammatory etiology
- Discuss whether this subset of patients differs from the general SE population in demographic/clinical features and prognosis
The article by Spatola 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.