About this course

  • Released: 7/28/2020
  • Expires: 7/28/2023

LONGITUDINAL CHANGES OF BRAIN MICROSTRUCTURE AND FUNCTION IN NONCONCUSSED FEMALE RUGBY PLAYERS

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

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

  • State which group of athletes had the most self-reported SCAT3 symptoms in this study

  • Discuss which group of athletes showed increased immediate memory using within participant analysis in this study

  • State which region of interest demonstrated lower fractional anisotrophy (FA) and higher mean diffusion (MD) and radial diffusion (RD) for concussion-free contact athletes during the off-season as compared to their own data during the season in this study

CORE COMPETENCIES:

The article by Manning 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 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

DISCLOSURES

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.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT

This CME program receives no commercial support.

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