About this course

  • Released: 10/1/2013
  • Expires: 10/1/2016

 

Nonmotor and diagnostic findings in de novo Parkinson disease subjects of the DeNoPa cohort

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

 

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

  • State differences in ancillary testing between patients with Parkinson disease and healthy controls
  • Discuss differences in sleep parameters between patients with Parkinson disease and healthy controls
  • Discuss ways to combine parameters to form an effective screening battery for Parkinson disease

 

CORE COMPETENCIES:

 

The article by Mollenhauer et al covers the following core competency:

  • Medical Knowledge

 

Clinical and biochemical improvements in a patient with MNGIE following enzyme replacement

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

 

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

  • State the enzyme deficiency which causes mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalomyopathy (MNGIE)
  • Briefly describe the technique used to accomplish enzyme replacement in this case report
  • Discuss the effect of enzyme replacement noted in this case report

 

CORE COMPETENCIES:

 

The article by Bax 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 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.

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.

CREDITS

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.

DISCLOSURES

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.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT

This CME program receives no commercial support.

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