About this course

  • Released: 02/11/2013
  • Expires: 02/12/2015

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of the article by Velseboer et al, the participant should be able to:
• Recognize the importance of more accurate prognostication in Parkinson disease (PD)
• List the main variables found in this study that were associated with faster progression of disability, motor impairment, and quality of life
• Recognize the importance of nondopaminergic features at the time of diagnosis as determinants for future disability and overall prognosis in PD

Core Competencies:

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


Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of the article by Afridi et al, the participant should be able to:
• State the approximate frequency of aura among migraineurs
• State the proposed pathophysiologic mechanism of migraine aura
• Discuss the results of this study regarding the effect of intranasal ketamine on prolonged migraine aura
• Discuss the potential implications of this study in regard to the pathogenesis of migraine aura

Core Competencies:

The article by Afridi 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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