About this course

  • Released: 5/6/2014
  • Expires: 5/6/2017

 

PRESYNAPTIC DOPAMINE DEPLETION PREDICTS LEVODOPA-INDUCED DYSKINESIA IN DE NOVO PARKINSON DISEASE

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

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

  • State what percentage of patients with Parkinson disease develop levodopa-induced dyskinesia (LID)
  • Discuss the clinical factors associated with the development of LID
  • State which striatal subregions have  18F-FP-CIT PET uptake, which is significantly lower in patients with LID

CORE COMPETENCIES:

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

  • Medical Knowledge

 

CLINICAL IMPORT OF HORNER SYNDROME IN INTERNAL CAROTID AND VERTEBRAL ARTERY DISSECTION

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

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

  • State the percentage of patients with internal carotid or vertebral artery dissection who also had Horner syndrome
  • Discuss the clinical features in patients with internal carotid artery dissection that were more likely to be present in those with Horner syndrome than in those without
  • Discuss the clinical features in patients with vertebral artery dissection that were more likely to be present in those with Horner syndrome than in those without

CORE COMPETENCIES:

The article by Lyrer 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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