Neurology: Volume 100, Number 11, March 14, 2023 Exam #2 - Association Between Frailty and Antiseizure Medication Tolerability in Older Adults With Epilepsy
About this course
- Released: 03/14/2023
- Expires: 03/14/2026
ASSOCIATION BETWEEN FRAILTY AND ANTISEIZURE MEDICATION TOLERABILITY IN OLDER ADULTS WITH EPILEPSY
Upon completion of the article by Vary-O’Neal et al, the participant should be able to:
- Identify markers of frailty that were inversely associated with antiseizure medication tolerability, as measured by the Liverpool Adverse Event Profile (LAEP), in this study
- Discuss how the rate of various types of adverse effects differed between frail and robust individuals taking antiseizure medications in this study
- Name specific adverse effects that were reported more commonly by individuals taking antiseizure medications who were classified as frail (vs robust) by their Edmonton frail score in this study
CORE COMPETENCIES:The article by Vary-O’Neal 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.
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. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.
This CME program receives no commercial support.