Volume 81, Number 12, September 17, 2013
About this course
- Released: 9/17/2013
- Expires: 9/17/2016
Upon completion of the article by Videnovic et al, the participant should be able to:
- Briefly discuss the proposed shared pathophysiology between freezing of gait in Parkinson disease and rapid eye movement (REM) sleep without atonia
- State differences in clinical characteristics found between subjects with and without freezing of gait
- Describe differences in sleep parameters between controls, Parkinson disease patients with, and without, freezing of gait, and patients with REM sleep behavior disorder
The article by Videnovic et al covers the following core competency:
- Medical Knowledge
Upon completion of the article by Titulaer et al, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss differences between the clinical presentation of older and younger patients with anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis
- Describe differences in the frequency of abnormalities in clinical tests between older and younger patients
- Discuss differences in disease severity and outcome between older and younger patients
The article by Titulaer et al covers the following core competency:
- Medical Knowledge
Refer to listing above the references in each article.
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The American Academy of Neurology designates that participants will receive 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits if both CME courses for the issue are completed. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The American Academy of Neurology 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.
The American Academy of Neurology designates that participants will receive 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CME credits if both CME courses for the issue are completed.
The American Academy of Neurology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.
Steven Lewis, MD receives a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology and as an Associate Editor for Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology; has received royalties for the books Field Guide to the Neurologic Examination and Neurology for the Non-Neurologist; and anticipates receiving royalties for the book Neurologic Disorders due to Systemic Disease. 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.
This CME program receives no commercial support.