Neurology

Neurology Seminar 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 34 (NEU34) Topics Include:  , and more.

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

Full Course:
NEU34
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
NEU34A, NEU34B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Palliative Care and Stroke/Angiitis of the Central Nervous System

List the principles of palliative care; Differentiate between palliative care and hospice care; Adopt a patient-centered approach to end-of-life care; Address all 4 domains of suffering in patients requiring palliative care; Select appropriate medications for induction and maintenance therapy of primary angiitis of the central nervous system.

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Assess the findings of the Multimodal Treatment Study of Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder with respect to substance use disorders; Identify regions of the brain involved in the pathogenesis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Prescribe appropriate therapy for a patient with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Weigh the risks and benefits of stimulants used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; Evaluate evidence supporting warnings issued by the FDA for stimulant medications used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

Pediatric Epilepsy/Ketogenic Diets

Recognize which patients with epilepsy are candidates for genetic testing to determine its etiology; Evaluate the results of genetic testing to optimize treatment in patients with epilepsy; Explain how maintaining a hypoglycemic and ketogenic state reduces the frequency of seizures; Tailor the classic ketogenic diet to treat patients with epilepsy; Identify the types of epilepsy that respond to the ketogenic diet and contraindications to the diet.

Autism/Insomnia

Perform a thorough evaluation, including neuropsychologic testing, to diagnose ASD; Identify the target symptoms or behaviors of the different classes of drug used to treat ASD; Describe models under investigation as treatments to target the core symptoms of ASD; Recognize the limitations of pharmacotherapy for treating patients with insomnia; Employ cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia as the first-line approach to treat appropriately selected patients with insomnia.

Paraneoplastic Syndromes/New Therapies for Migraine

Elaborate on the pathophysiology of paraneoplastic neurologic syndromes; Follow consensus criteria for the diagnosis of paraneoplastic neurologic syndromes; Identify the cancers and autoantibodies associated with paraneoplastic neurologic syndromes; Recommend appropriate treatment for specific paraneoplastic neurologic syndromes; Assess the efficacy of new preventative and abortive treatments for migraine.

Clinical Potpourri in 2019

Differentiate persistent postural-perceptual dizziness from other conditions associated with dizziness; Choose appropriate treatment strategies for patients with persistent postural-perceptual dizziness, including patient education and counseling, vestibular rehabilitation therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and medication; Describe the effects of recreational drugs on the central nervous system and how they can increase the risk for stroke; Encourage cessation of use of recreational drugs by educating patients about the risks; Improve maternal and fetal health during the pregnancies of women of women taking antiepileptic drugs.

Stroke Updates from the 7th Annual Miami Neuro Symposium

Identify patients eligible for tissue plasminogen activator therapy within 4.5 hr of onset of stroke; Implement guidelines for endovascular therapy in patients with acute ischemic stroke; Characterize each of the tiered levels of stroke care; Diagnose posterior circulation stroke based on clinical characteristics and hallmark findings; Differentiate among the posterior circulation cerebrovascular syndromes.

Executive Functioning and Coping Following TBI

Describe the cognitive and behavioral components of core and higher order executive function; List the components of emotional intelligence; Identify targets for the rehabilitation of executive dysfunction after traumatic brain injury; Use appropriate neuropsychologic tests to evaluate executive dysfunction; Recommend constructive coping strategies to patients for management of stress.

QUALIFIES FOR TRAUMA

Expanded Opportunities for Mechanical Thrombectomy in Acute Ischemic Stroke

Recognize the effect of time to thrombectomy on the outcome of acute ischemic stroke; Implement guidelines on the management of acute ischemic strokes occurring in the anterior circulation; Explain how the findings of the DAWN and DEFUSE-3 trials changed the management of acute ischemic stroke; Use the Alberta Stroke Program Early Computed Tomography Score to assess eligibility for endovascular therapy in patients with acute ischemic stroke; Select appropriate patients with minor stroke for endovascular therapy.

Treatment Options for Chronic Pain

Differentiate the properties of different strains of cannabis; Assess the evidence for the use of cannabis to treat chronic pain; Determine whether a patient is a candidate for the use of cannabis to relieve chronic pain; Elaborate on central sensitization and its implications for the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain; Recommend a multidisciplinary approach for the management of chronic pain.

QUALIFIES FOR CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY
QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT-PM166

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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