About this course

  • Released: 4/1/2014
  • Expires: 4/1/2017

 

MYELOPATHY AMONG ZINC-SMELTER WORKERS IN UPPER SILESIA DURING THE LATE 19TH CENTURY

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

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

  • Recognize that zinc-induced myeloneuropathy was described as early as the 19th century
  • List the typical symptoms of zinc-induced myeloneuropathy
  • Discuss the pathogenesis of zinc-induced myeloneuropathy

CORE COMPETENCIES:

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

  • Medical Knowledge

 

POSTSTROKE ATRIAL FIBRILLATION: CAUSE OR CONSEQUENCE? CRITICAL REVIEW OF CURRENT VIEWS

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

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

  • Recognize that atrial fibrillation (AF) may be detected when ischemic stroke has already occurred
  • List the three factors that are currently transforming the management of AF
  • Discuss the authors’ hypotheses supporting the role of potential pathophysiologic neurogenic mechanisms in the development of AF after ischemic stroke
  • Recognize that further research is needed to understand the clinical significance, pathogenesis, and management of poststroke AF

CORE COMPETENCIES:

The article by Sposato 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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