Muscle & Movement Disorders


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)

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Course Topics

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Diagnosis and Treatment/ Hematologic Disorders and Stroke

Recommend therapies that can improve symptoms of ALS; Identify clinical features that suggest a diagnosis of ALS; Use the ALS Functional Rating Scale and other measures to assess disease progression in patients with ALS; Determine when testing for coagulopathies is indicated in patients with stroke; Formulate adequate treatment plans for patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia.

Cerebral Palsy /Childhood and Adolescent Migraine

Develop strategies for prenatal prevention of cerebral palsy; Assess and treat movement disorders in patients with cerebral palsy; Educate patients about single-event multilevel surgery for orthopedic conditions associated with cerebral palsy; Identify factors that increase risk for progression to chronic migraine; Optimize therapies for the prevention of migraine in children and adolescents.

Acromegaly/Parkinson Disease

Cite the mechanisms of action in medications used to treat acromegaly; Design an optimal therapy regimen for a patient with PD; Optimize the treatment of nonmotor symptoms associated with PD; Explain the effect of exercise on the brain in a patient with PD; Recommend an exercise regimen for a patient with PD

Stroke and Telemedicine/ Neuropsychological Considerations of Parkinson Disease

Use telestroke in the assessment of stroke; List benefits of using telestroke; Cite the cognitive impairments associated with PD; Identify risk for cognitive impairment in PD; Plan management strategies for cognitive impairment in PD.

Neuroprognostication After Cardiac Arrest/ Cannabinoids in Neurological Conditions

Identify the bias of early withdrawal of life-sustaining therapy in studies of neuroprognostication; Predict neurological outcomes from the findings of a clinical examination, electrophysiology, and neuroimaging; Apply a neuroprognostication algorithm to improve the diagnosis and management of a comatose patient after cardiac arrest; Assess the medical use of cannabis in managing neurological disorders; Differentiate between the mechanisms of action of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD).


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.


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