About this course

  • Released: 2/18/2014
  • Expires: 2/18/2017

 

CLINICAL SPECIFICITIES OF ADULT MALE PATIENTS WITH NMDA RECEPTOR ANTIBODIES ENCEPHALITIS

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

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

  • List the typically described clinical features of NMDA receptor encephalitis
  • Discuss the findings from this study regarding the clinical pattern, evolution, and outcome of NMDA receptor encephalitis in male patients
  • Discuss the differences between the clinical presentations of NMDA receptor encephalitis in men compared to women, and discuss potential mechanisms for these differences

CORE COMPETENCIES:

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

  • Medical Knowledge

 

ANTERIOR INTEROSSEOUS NERVE SYNDROME: FASCICULAR MOTOR LESIONS OF MEDIAN NERVE TRUNK

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

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

  • State the clinical features of spontaneous anterior interosseous nerve syndrome
  • Recognize that the localization within the nerve of spontaneous anterior interosseous nerve syndrome has not been clear  
  • Discuss the findings from this study using high-resolution magnetic resonance neurography to determine the site of the lesion in spontaneous anterior interosseous nerve syndrome
  • Discuss potential mechanisms of spontaneous anterior interosseous nerve syndrome

CORE COMPETENCIES:

The article by Pham 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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