About this course

  • Released: 06/01/2021
  • Expires: 06/01/2024

VAGUS NERVE STIMULATION AND SEIZURE OUTCOMES IN PEDIATRIC REFRACTORY EPILEPSY: SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of the article by Jain et al, the participant should be able to:
  • State the approximate pooled estimate for the 50% responder rate (RR) with vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) in this study
  • Discuss factors associated with an increase in the 50% RR in this study
  • State the approximate pooled estimate for the 50% responder rate (RR) with VNS in patients with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome in this study

CORE COMPETENCIES:

The article by Jain et al covers the following core competency:
  • Medical Knowledge

AUTHOR DISCLOSURES:

Author Disclosures are available at Neurology.org.

 

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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

CME Journal Editors: James W.M. Owens, Jr., MD, PhD: Scientific Advisory Boards: Member of data safety monitoring board, RaSURE study, AADi Bioscience, Inc. Funding for travel or speaker honoraria: Honoraria, Program Director, AAN Annual Meeting. Editorial Boards: CME Editor, Neurology and Adam Kelly, MD: Editorial Boards: Neurology, CME editor, ongoing since January 2016. Other activities: Question writing for American Academy of Neurology activities, including Continuum. AAN staff members editing the test (K. Aman Ramm, H. McNiff) have no disclosures.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT

This CME program receives no commercial support.

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