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 33 (NEU33) Topics Include:  Sports-Related Concussion, Awake Craniotomy with Brain Mapping, Pathophysiology of MS, Prevent Adverse Medication Effects, Manifestations of Migraine Aura, and more.

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Course Topics

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis/Sports-Related Concussions

Identify and rule out other conditions that can mimic amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; Explain the genetics connections between amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia; Provide appropriate symptomatic treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; Perform adequate on-field evaluation and management of sports-related concussion; Adopt a gradual return-to-play protocol after concussion for a safe return to sports.

Neuropathy Case Studies

Characterize the clinical, laboratory, and electrodiagnostic features of sensory neuronopathy and eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA); Identify the conditions that are associated with sensory neuronopathies; Recommend appropriate treatment for sensory neuronopathy and EGPA; Review the clinical and electrodiagnostic criteria for the diagnosis of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP); Explain the common causes for the misdiagnosis of CIDP.

Highlights from the Miami Brain Symposium

Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of craniotomy under general anesthesia and awake craniotomy with brain mapping; Explain the concept of negative brain mapping; Choose proton therapy for selected tumors in children; Recognize the conditions where observation is the recommended treatment option for meningiomas; Identify the instances when radiosurgery is appropriate for meningiomas.

Headache with Other Pain Syndromes

Review the similarities and overlap between Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and fibromyalgia; Recommend appropriate management strategies for comorbid disorders commonly seen with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome; Cite the new criteria for the diagnosis of hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and fibromyalgia; Explain proposed mechanisms and pathways of medicationoveruse headache and opioid-induced hyperalgesia; Describe the role of glial activation in chronic pain.


Multiple Sclerosis/Alzheimer Disease

Explain the pathophysiology of multiple sclerosis; Discuss the requirement of establishing disease disseminated in both space and time for the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis; Recommend the appropriate disease-modifying drug for multiple sclerosis based on indications, patient comorbidities, safety profile, and accessibility; Describe the abnormalities already present in Alzheimer disease even before the first symptom of memory impairment occurs; Differentiate and characterize the different atypical presentations of Alzheimer disease.

Stroke/Intracranial Hypertension

Identify the features of a patent foramen ovale that create high risk for recurrent stroke; Assess evidence supporting the efficacy of closure of patent foramen ovale in decreasing the risk for stroke; Recognize presenting symptoms of stroke in neonates; Recommend appropriate imaging studies for children with stroke; Diagnose rebound intracranial hypertension.

Neuropsychiatric Management: Parkinson Disease/Epilepsy

Recognize the role of psychopathology in patients with Parkinson disease; Identify psychiatric symptoms in patients with Parkinson disease; Select effective pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic therapies for patients with Parkinson disease; Anticipate and treat comorbid psychiatric disease in patients with epilepsy; Prevent adverse effects associated with medications in patients with epilepsy and psychiatric illness.


Acute Ischemic Stroke/Traumatic Brain Injury

Recognize the indications for intra-arterial thrombolysis and mechanical thrombectomy for acute ischemic stroke; Review the results of trials of endovascular treatments for acute ischemic stroke; Explain the importance of appropriate patient selection for thrombectomy in acute ischemic stroke; Discuss the importance of time to intervention in the management of traumatic brain injury. Identify the causes of traumatic brain injury in United States military troops fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Eyes and Ears: Neuro-ophthalmology/Neurotology

Identify ophthalmic conditions that can cause eye pain; Recognize the varied manifestations of migraine aura; Diagnose uncommon headache syndromes; Recognize the various conditions or diseases that can cause sensorineural hearing loss; Exercise cauton when prescribing drugs with ototoxic effects.

Challenging Neurologic Examinations/Disc Herniation/Dysautonomia

Follow a stepwise approach in performing a neurologic examination in a comatose patient; Provide patients with disc herniation with effective options for conservative treatment; Recognize indications for surgery in patients with disc herniation; Optimize the treatment of patients with migraine using an understanding of the role of the autonomic nervous system; Recommend lifestyle interventions in patients with systemic autonomic dysfunction.

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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