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)

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Rehabilitation for Brain Cancer/Sodium Abnormalities

Evaluate patients with brain cancer; Identify and manage factors that can affect rehabilitation of the patient with brain cancer; Recommend appropriate rehabilitation interventions for patients with brain cancer; Contrast and compare the pathophysiologies, clinical presentations, and management of hyponatremia and hypernatremia; Explain the mechanisms of adaptation of the brain to severe hyponatremia.

Surgical Strategies and Neuromodulation for Treatment of Epilepsy

Recommend appropriate techniques for localizing seizure focus; Consider minimally invasive surgical techniques for drug-resistant epilepsy; Differentiate among the 3 approaches for selective amygdalohippocampectomy; List indications, benefits, and disadvantages of the neurostimulation devices used for the management of epilepsy; Explain the differences between closed- and open-loop neurostimulation systems.

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.


Highlights from the 8th Annual Jefferson Neurocritical Care Symposium

Recognize indications for drugs used in the management of subarachnoid hemorrhage; Explain the impact of systemic inflammatory response syndrome on subarachnoid hemorrhage; Identify factors that may influence the outcome of subarachnoid hemorrhage; Choose an appropriate agent for the reversal of novel anticoagulant medications; Assess data from studies of specific anticoagulant reversal agents used in neurocritical care.

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.


Stroke/Intracranial Pressure

Recognize risk factors for stroke in young adults, pregnant women, and the elderly; Obtain an appropriate history and physical examination to determine the cause of stroke in young adults; Identify antihypertensive and antithrombotic drugs that are safe for use in pregnancy; Assess the evidence for use of tissue plasminogen activator in the elderly; Recommend initial interventions and appropriate therapy for patients with elevated intracranial pressure.

Management of Headache

Recognize characteristics of headache that may indicate the presence of an underlying condition; Identify the diagnostic criteria for medication overuse headache, migraine, status migrainosus, and pseudotumor cerebri; Use appropriate imaging techniques to detect cerebrospinal fluid leaks; Determine whether a patient?s symptoms are due to migraine or stroke; Elaborate on the association between stroke and migraine.


Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH)/Neurofibromatosis

Recognize the classic triad of findings indicating normal pressure hydrocephalus; Perform testing to predict response to shunting in normal pressure hydrocephalus; Differentiate normal pressure hydrocephalus from dementia syndromes and progressive supranuclear palsy; Recognize the characteristic features of neurofibromatosis type 1; Identify the subtypes of neurofibromatosis type 1.

Dystonia/Tic Disorders

Distinguish among the various types of dystonia; Provide patients with effective options for the treatment of dystonia; Define the 3 types of tic disorders described in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fifth Edition); Counsel patients about comprehensive behavioral intervention for tics (CBIT) and pharmacotherapy for tic disorders; Identify common comorbidities in children and adolescents with tic disorders.

Rare Headaches /Nystagmus /Pituitary Incidentalomas

Diagnose rare headache disorders; Select appropriate workup and treatments for patients with rare headaches; Evaluate patients with central vestibular nystagmus; Assess patients who are found to have incidental pituitary adenomas; Use study data to help patients with incidentalomas gauge risk vs benefits of surgery.


Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  Headache, Muscle & Movement Disorders, Pediatrics, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, and Nutrition

If you have taken the current Neurology 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 Neurology 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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