About this course

  • Released: 01/18/2010
  • Expires: 01/19/2012

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of the article by Petersen et al, the participant should be able to:
  • Discuss the findings from the ADNI regarding the baseline cognitive measures in the patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), AD, and normal controls
  • State the percentage of patients with MCI progressing to dementia at one year in the ADNI
  • Discuss the findings from the ADNI regarding baseline CSF A[beta]-42 in patients with MCI, AD, and normal controls

Core Competencies:

The article by Petersen et al. covers the following core competency:
  • Medical Knowledge

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of the article by Voon et al, the participant should be able to:
  • Define self agency
  • State the brain region implicated in this study as functionally abnormal in the patients with conversion tremor
  • Discuss the authors's speculations as to how the findings from this study may explain why patients with conversion tremor experience a voluntary movement as involuntary

Core Competencies:

The article by Voon 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, has received personal compensation in an editorial capacity for the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American College of Physicians; Paul Schulz, MD, has received personal compensation for activities with Pfizer.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT

This CME program receives no commercial support.

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