Volume 81, Number 20, November 12, 2013
About this course
- Released: 11/12/2013
- Expires: 11/12/2016
Gray matter damage predicts the accumulation of disability 13 years later in MS
Upon completion of the article by Filippi et al, the participant should be able to:
- Briefly describe the typical clinical course of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS)
- Discuss clinical factors associated with clinical worsening in patients with MS
- State clinical factors predictive of long-term cognitive deterioration
The article by Filippi et al covers the following core competency:
- Medical Knowledge
IV thrombolysis and renal function
Upon completion of the article by Gensicke et al, the participant should be able to:
- Clinical factors which independently predict symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage
- Clinical factors which are significant determinants of canalization after intravenous thrombolysis
- The relationship between glomerular filtration rate and stroke outcome
The article by Gensicke 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.