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Neurology for Non-Neurologists

Neurology for Non-Neurologists

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Format

Clinical Review

Time to Complete

30.25 hours

Released

June 30, 2016

Expires

June 30, 2019

Maximum Credits

30.25 / 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

This course covers topics in clinical neurology that non-neurologists commonly face in their daily practice. The comprehensive program is designed to enhance and improve your ability to take a neurological history, perform a neurological exam, and recognize and treat common neurological problems. This CME course will also help you know when it’s appropriate to order imaging and laboratory tests, or to recommend referrals.

Intended Audience

This activity was designed for 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 and name the most common neurological signs and symptoms, for example, fatigue, tremor, dizziness
  • Differentiate between common neurological conditions and those conditions that are more serious in order to determine optimal care
  • Perform a thorough neurological examination and take a complete history
  • Apply the American Academy of Neurology guidelines for the management of common neurological disorders
  • Assess relevant treatment options and apply them as appropriate
  • Analyze appropriate and cost-effective imaging and laboratory studies and their indications and contraindications when evaluating a patient
  • Predict and manage patient expectations regarding prognosis and rehabilitation
  • Identify methods, support, and resources for patient self-management for those patients with chronic neurological conditions, for example multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease

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.

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

Faculty

Nazem Atassi, MD, MMSc
Associate Director
Neurological Clinical Research Institute (NCRI)
Massachusetts General Hospital
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Aaron L. Berkowitz, MD, PhD
Director, Global Neurology Program
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Health and Policy Advisor in Neurology
Partners in Health
Boston, MA

Matt T. Bianchi, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
Director, Sleep Division
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Rebecca C. Burch, MD
Instructor in Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Assistant Neurologist, Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Staff Neurologist, John R. Graham Headache Center
Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital
Boston, MA

Louis R. Caplan, MD
Neurologist
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Michael E. Charness, MD
Chief of Staff
VA Boston Healthcare System
Professor of Neurology
Faculty, Associate Dean
Harvard Medical School
Professor of Neurology
Associate Dean
Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA

Thomas I. Cochrane, MD, MBA
Senior Ethics Consultant
Associate Neurologist
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Director of Neuroethics
Harvard Medical School Center for Bioethics
Boston, MA

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

Philip L. De Jager, MD, PhD
Director for Basic and Clinical Research
BWH Neurosciences Institute
Director, Program in Translational NeuroPsychiatric Genomics
Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry
Steven R. and Kathleen P. Haley Distinguished Chair for the Neurosciences
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Associate Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
Associate Member
Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT
Cambridge, MA

Michael Ganetsky, MD, FACEP, FACMT
Assistant Professor of Emergency 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

Galen V. Henderson, MD
Director of Neurocritical Care
Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Jeffrey N. Katz, MD, MSc
Professor of Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Shahram Khoshbin, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Neurologist
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Joshua P. Klein, MD, PhD
Chief, Division of Hospital Neurology
Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Associate Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

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

Jennifer L. Lyons, MD
Chief, Division of Neurological Infections and Inflammatory Diseases
Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Robert M. Mallery, MD
Instructor in Neurology and Ophthalmology
Harvard Medical School
Associate Neurologist
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Assistant Ophthalmologist
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Boston, MA

Tracey A. Milligan, MD, MS, FAAN
Vice Chair for Education, Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Edison K. Miyawaki, MD
Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

William J. Mullally, MD
Associate Chief of Clinical Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital
Director of Sports Neurology
Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Aaron P. Nelson, PhD, ABPP
Chief of Neuropsychology,
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Assistant Professor
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Andrew D. Norden, MD, MPH
Associate Neurologist, Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Physician, Center for Neuro-Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Peter Novak, MD, PhD
Director, Autonomic Laboratory
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Mary Angela O’Neal, MD
Director of Women’s Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Sabrina Paganoni, MD, PhD
Harvard Medical School
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
Neurological Clinical Research Institute (NCRI)
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

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 EEG and Sleep Testing Center
Boston, MA

Sashank Prasad, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of Neuro-Ophthalmology
Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Michael Ronthal, MD
Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Deputy Chief of Neurology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA

Thomas D. Sabin, MD
Professor and Vice-Chair
Department of Neurology
Tufts University School of Medicine
Lecturer on Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Mohammad Kian Salajegheh, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

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

Reisa A. Sperling, MD
Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Director, Center of Alzheimer Research and Treatment
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Director of Neuroimaging
Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

James M. Stankiewicz, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Lewis R. Sudarsky, MD
Chief, Division of Movement Disorders
Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

John F. Sullivan, MD
Neuropsychiatrist
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Instructor in Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Henrikas Vaitkevicius, MD
Instructor in Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Daniel D. Vardeh, MD
Chief, Division of Pain Neurology
Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Nagagopal Venna, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Director of Neuro-Infectious Diseases Clinic
Head, Division of Comprehensive Neurology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

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.

Credit

30.25

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

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