About this course

  • Released: 08/12/2013
  • Expires: 08/13/2016

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of the article by Charimidou et al, the participant should be able to:
• State the pathologic basis, MRI findings, and potential clinical symptoms characteristic of cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA)
• Recognize cortical superficial siderosis (cSS) as a potential manifestation of CAA
• Discuss the findings from this study whether cSS is more common in subjects with probable CAA compared to subjects with spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage, not attributed to CAA
• Discuss possible mechanisms for the finding of cSS in CAA

Core Competencies:

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


Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of the article by Farfel et al, the participant should be able to:
• State the cognitive reserve theory as it relates to the clinicopathologic dissociation of Alzheimer disease (AD)
• Recognize that previous studies, assessing the cognitive reserve theory, investigated populations with relatively high levels of educational attainment
• Discuss the findings from this study assessing whether even just a few years of formal education reduce the deleterious effects of neuropathologic indices on the likelihood of having cognitive impairment

Core Competencies:

The article by Farfel 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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