Neurology: Volume 94, Number 7, February 18, 2020 Exam #2 - Effects of periconceptual folate on cognition in children of women with epilepsy: NEAD study
About this course
- Released: 02/18/2020
- Expires: 02/18/2023
EFFECTS OF PERICONCEPTUAL FOLATE ON COGNITION IN CHILDREN OF WOMEN WITH EPILEPSY: NEAD STUDYUpon completion of the article by Meador et al, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the relationship between cognition, measured at various time points and assessed by the Full Scale Intelligence Quotient (FSIQ), and exposure to periconceptual folate in children of women with epilepsy observed in this study
- Identify specific areas of cognitive and neuropsychological assessment where periconceptual folate exposure was associated with benefit when tested at age 6 in this study
- Describe how any benefits of periconceptual folate exposure were impacted by the specific type of antiseizure medication used during pregnancy in this study
The article by Meador et al covers the following core competency:
- Medical Knowledge
AUTHOR DISCLOSURES:Refer to listing above the references in each article.
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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.
AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The American Academy of Neurology Institute designates this journal-based-CME activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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. Adam Kelly, MD, has served as a guest editor of Continuum (April 2014) and receives a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology.
This CME program receives no commercial support.