Neurology: Volume 96, Number 17, April 27, 2021 Exam #2 - Natural History of “Pure” Primary Lateral Sclerosis
About this course
- Released: 4/27/2021
- Expires: 4/27/2024
NATURAL HISTORY OF “PURE” PRIMARY LATERAL SCLEROSISUpon completion of the article by Hassan et al, the participant should be able to:
- Identify common symptoms at the time of presentation reported by patients with a diagnosis of pure primary lateral sclerosis (PLS) in this study
- Discuss how the time at which patients required a cane to assist with ambulation differed amongst the various phenotypes of PLS in this study
- Describe how use of noninvasive ventilatory support over time was required by patients with PLS in this study
CORE COMPETENCIES:The article by Hassan et al covers the following core competency:
- Medical Knowledge
AUTHOR DISCLOSURES:Refer to listing above the references in each article.
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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.
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.