About this course

  • Released: 3/1/2016
  • Expires: 3/1/2019


COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL SCREENING REVEALS PREVALENT IMPAIRMENT IN A LARGE MULTICENTER ALS COHORT

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

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

  • State the rate at which mild to moderate cognitive impairment is observed in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in this cohort
  • Describe the association between C9orf72 hexanucleotide repeat status and cognitive-behavioral dysfunction in patients with ALS in this cohort
  • Identify common behavioral disturbances that are associated with cognitive impairment in patients with ALS


CORE COMPETENCIES:

The article by Murphy 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 Institute 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.

AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

The American Academy of Neurology Institute designates this journal-based-CME activity for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

DISCLOSURES

Steven Lewis, MD receives a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology and as Editor-in-Chief of 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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