Muscle & Movement Disorders

Muscle & Movement Disorders CME / CPD 

Full Course:  20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / 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 3B (MM3B) Topics Include:  ALS, MS, Parkinson Disease, Muscle Weakness, Functional Neurologic Disorders, and more.

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Course Topics

Parkinson and Non-Parkinson Movement Disorders

Use current criteria to diagnose Parkinson disease and other movement disorders; Prescribe appropriate medications for patients with Parkinson disease and other movement disorders based on symptoms and stage of disease; Counsel patients with Parkinson disease and other movement disorders about procedural treatments such as botulinum toxin therapy and deep brain stimulation; Compare and contrast atypical parkinsonian disorders and Parkinson disease; Diagnose and manage nonparkinsonian movement disorders.


Wake-up Stroke/Myopathies

Use clinical judgement to determine if a patient has decision-making capacity; State the requirements for using medical restraints in the emergency department, and describe available drug options for chemical restraint; Recognize the legal, ethical, and moral duties of the emergency physician when treating patients who are intoxicated; List the criteria required to name an emergency physician in a medical malpractice lawsuit. 5. Identify risks and complications related to medications that are commonly used in the emergency department.


Movement Disorders/Allodynia

Identify early premotor signs of Parkinson disease; Select appropriate therapy for patients with Parkinson disease; Differentiate among common movement disorders; Improve the preventive treatment of migraine; Optimize the use of agents to treat allodynia and migraine.


Myositis/Somatoform and Functional Movement Disorders

Characterize the various types of autoimmune myositis; Recommend effective treatment for different types of autoimmune myositis; Present a diagnosis of functional neurologic disorder to a patient without causing alienation or discouragement; Diagnose functional neurologic disorder on the basis of positive symptoms, supported by history; Intervene early to improve the prognosis of functional neurologic disorders.


Updates on Parkinson Disease and Functional Neurologic Disorders

Characterize the different classes of drugs used to treat Parkinson disease; Recommend therapeutic strategies to reduce "off" time in Parkinson disease; Identify the indications for surgical therapy for Parkinson disease; Implement a stepwise approach to treatment of functional neurologic disorders; Recommend effective therapeutic modalities for the treatment of functional neurologic disorders.


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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