Muscle & Movement Disorders

Muscle & Movement Disorders CME / CPD 

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:   Emergency Physicians, Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants (PA-C's)

Series 3A (MM3A) Topics Include:  ALS, MS, Parkinson Disease, Muscle Weakness, and more.

To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Full or Short) below:

Short Course:
MM3A
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.
Only Available Option: Short Course/Part A

Course Topics

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)/Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Educate and inform patients, families, and the public about ALS; Use the Red Flag tool to speed the diagnosis of possible ALS; Refer appropriate patients for specialty care in a timely fashion; Evaluate the evidence supporting the use of anti B-cell, T-cell, and interleukin 2 therapies in patients with MS; Compare benefits and side effects of emerging therapies for MS.

Notes on Neurology

Identify the classic motor symptoms of Parkinson disease; Recognize premotor and nonmotor symptoms in patients with Parkinson disease; Adjust therapeutic regimens to minimize fluctuations in motor function in patients with Parkinson disease; Develop a protocol for assessing patients with suspected peripheral neuropathy; Distinguish myopathies from peripheral neuropathies.

Diagnosis and Management of Parkinson Disease

Use the Brain Bank criteria for clinical diagnosis of PD; Identify risk factors for PD; Discuss the Braak hypothesis about the pathophysiology of PD; Prescribe the most appropriate treatment options based on the presenting symptoms and degree of progression of PD; Recognize and treat nonmotor symptoms of PD, including autonomic symptoms.

Evaluation of Patients with Myopathy

Identify conditions that can cause asymptomatic elevations in muscle enzymes; Appropriately evaluate the patient who presents with muscle weakness; Recognize features that indicate inflammatory myopathy; Characterize common mimics of myositis; List drugs that can cause myopathy.

Updates on Multiple Sclerosis and Epilepsy

Accurately diagnose atypical presentations of MS; Differentiate MS from neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder; Explain upcoming revisions to current diagnostic criteria for MS; Recognize the role of inflammation in the development of acquired epilepsy; Evaluate the evidence supporting inhibition of cyclooxegenase-2/prostaglandin E2 in treatment of epilepsy.

Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  PediatricsFamily PracticeInternal Medicine, Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Arthritis & Rheumatology

If you have taken the current Muscle & Movement Disorders CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

For over 30 years, ASI has provided Continuing Medical Education, CME & CEU and Continuing Professional Development Education (CPD) for physicians and allied professionals in Muscle & Movement Disorders plus over 40 other specialties and subspecialties.  Lectures are recorded annually at the top seminars and conferences to provide the most current medical education to our clients.