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Neurology for Non-Neurologists

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Format

Clinical Review

Time to Complete

26 hours

Released

April 15, 2014

Expires

April 15, 2017

Maximum Credits

26.00 / AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

Accredited Provider




This program is provided by Oakstone Publishing, LLC.

Producer

This program is produced by Oakstone Publishing, LLC.

Program Description

The wide-ranging curriculum covered by world-renowned faculty in this Primary Care Neurology CME program, led by Course Director, Martin A. Samuels, MD of Harvard Medical School, will help you to:

  • Diagnose, differentiate and manage common neurological disorders and symptoms, such as headache, insomnia, back pain, tremors, numbness, and dizziness
  • Provide self-management support to your patients with chronic neurological conditions like multiple sclerosis or Parkinson disease
  • Analyze appropriate and cost-effective neuroimaging studies when evaluating a patient who may need a referral to a neurologist

Intended Audience

The intended audience include Internists, Family Physicians, General Practitioners, Emergency Physicians, Obstetricians/Gynecologists (who act as primary care doctors), Adolescent Medicine Physicians, and Geriatricians.

Educational Objectives

After taking part in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Recognize how to diagnose and differentiate common neurological disorders, for example, headache, insomnia, low back pain
  • Manage the most common neurological symptoms, for example, tremor, dizziness, numbness
  • Develop improved competence in providing optimal care to patients with neurological problems who do not require referral to a neurologist
  • Identify ways to provide self-management support to patients with chronic neurological conditions, for example, multiple sclerosis, parkinsonism, Alzheimer disease
  • Assess treatment options
  • Predict and manage patient expectations regarding prognosis and rehabilitation
  • Analyze appropriate and cost-effective neuroimaging studies when evaluating a patient who may require a referral to a neurologist or to an emergency department

Topics and Speakers

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Conflict Of Interest Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of Oakstone Publishing, LLC that the faculty and provider disclose real or apparent conflict of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). Oakstone has established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity.

Faculty

Course Director
Martin A. Samuels, MD

Chairman, Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Miriam Sydney Joseph Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Speakers
Anthony A. Amato, MD

Vice-Chairman, Department of Neurology
Chief, Neuromuscular Division
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Nazem Atassi, MD, MMSc
Associate Director
Neurological Clinical Research Institute
Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Research-Grants: Anne Young Fellowship, site PI for a number of ALS clinical trials

Don C. Bienfang, MD
Chief, Division of Neuro-Ophthalmology
Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Louis R. Caplan, MD
Neurologist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Michael E. Charness, MD
Chief of Staff, VA Boston Healthcare System
Faculty Associate Dean for Veterans Hospital Programs
Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Assistant Dean
Professor of Neurology
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA
Research-Grants: NIH, VA, Department of Defense
Board Membership: Dystonia Medical Research Foundation
Employment: Harvard, VA, Boston University
Patent copyright license: Small molecules that block the effects of alcohol on the L1 neural cell adhesion molecule

Thomas I. Cochrane, MD, MBA
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Associate Neurologist
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Kirk R. Daffner, MD, FAAN
J. David and Virginia Wimberly
Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology
Director, Center for Brain/Mind Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Michael Ganetsky, MD, FACEP, FACMT
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Core Medical Toxicology Faculty
Harvard Medical Toxicology Fellowship
MA/RI Poison Control Center
Director, Medical Toxicology Consult Service
Department of Emergency Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Galen V. Henderson, MD
Director, Neurocritical Care
Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Jeffrey N. Katz, MD, MSc
Professor of Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Departments of Orthopedic Surgery and Medicine (Rheumatology)
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Shahram Khoshbin, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Associate Neurologist
Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Douglas B. Kirsch, MD
Co-Director, Sleep Clinic
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Instructor in Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Joshua P. Klein, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Hospital Neurology
Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Assistant Professor of Neurology and Radiology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Eudocia Quant Lee, MD, MPH
Associate Neurologist
Division of Cancer Neurology
Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Center for Neuro-Oncology
Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Jeffrey T. Liou, DO
Instructor in Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Director of Sleep Disorders Center
Brigham and Women’s/South Shore Hospital
Director, Autonomic Testing Laboratory
Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Elizabeth W. Loder, MD, MPH
Chief, Division of Headache and Pain
Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Jennifer L. Lyons, MD
Chief, Division of Neurological Infections
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Instructor in Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Tracey A. Milligan, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Edison K. Miyawaki, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Associate Neurologist
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Advisory Role: Family Health, Inc. Honolulu, HI

Aaron P. Nelson, PhD, ABPP
Chief of Psychology and Neuropsychology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Assistant Professor
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Andrew D. Norden, MD, MPH
Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Center for Neuro-Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Sabrina Paganoni, MD, PhD
Harvard Medical School
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Neurological Clinical Research Institute
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
Research-Grants: NIH Career Development
Award Honoraria: Oakstone

Milena K. Pavlova, MD
Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Medical Director
Brigham and Women’s/Faulkner Hospital Sleep Testing Center
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Sashank Prasad, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Division of Neuro-Ophthalmology
Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Michael Ronthal, MD
Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Allan H. Ropper, MD
Raymond D. Adams Master Clinician and Executive Vice Chair
Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Edgar L. Ross, MD
Director of Pain Management Center
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Vice Chair for Pain and Associate Professor of Anaesthesia
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Research-Grants: Medtronic
Advisory Role: Teva, Malenkrodt
Honoraria: Medtronic

Thomas D. Sabin, MD
Professor and Vice-Chair
Department of Neurology
Tufts University School of Medicine
Staff Neurologist
Tufts Medical Center
Lecturer on Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Martin A. Samuels, MD
Chairman, Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Miriam Sydney Joseph Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Farzaneh A. Sorond, MD, PhD
Associate Neurologist
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Associate Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Reisa A. Sperling, MD
Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Director, Center for Alzheimer Research and Treatment
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Advisory-Role: Boheringer-Ingelheim, Bristol Myers Squibb, Eisai, Genentech, Janssen, Lundbeck, Merck, Roche

James M. Stankiewicz, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Neurology Clerkship Director
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Advisory Role: Novartis, Teva, Biogen Idec, Acorda, Genzymet
Research-Grants: NIH Career Development Award

Lewis R. Sudarsky, MD
Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

John F. Sullivan, MD
Neuropsychiatrist
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Instructor in Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Nagagopal Venna, MD
Chief, Division of General Neurology
Director, Neuro-Infectious Disease Clinic
Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Reports no commercial interest

Publishing Staff Disclosures

Oakstone Publishing, LLC has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors, and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. Oakstone Publishing’s planners, content reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant commercial interests.

CME Course Advisor:
Sandy Mardant

CME Manager
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205-437-3058

Credit

26.00

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

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