About this course

  • Released: 10/15/2013
  • Expires: 10/15/2016

 

 

ADULT NEUROGENESIS IN THE DENTATE GYRUS: GENERAL CONCEPTS AND POTENTIAL IMPLICATIONS

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of the article by Benarroch, the participant should be able to:

  • State the region of the dentate gyrus in which adult neurogenesis occurs
  • Briefly discuss the signaling molecules involved in regulating adult neurogenesis
  • Describe the changes in adult neurogenesis associated with a variety of environmental factors

 

CORE COMPETENCIES:

The article by Benarroch covers the following core competency:

  • Medical Knowledge

 

EVIDENCE-BASED GUIDELINE UPDATE: VAGUS NERVE STIMULATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF EPILEPSY

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

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

  • State the responder rate for children with epilepsy treated with vagus nerve stimulation
  • Describe how the responder rate for vagus nerve stimulation changes over time
  • Discuss differences in adverse effects between children and adults treated with vagus nerve stimulation

 

CORE COMPETENCIES:

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

  • Medical Knowledge

 

AUTHOR DISCLOSURES:


Refer to listing in each article.

 

THIS PAGE IS REQUIRED READING BEFORE BEGINNING ALL ACCME-ACCREDITED COURSES

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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