Neurology for Non-Neurologists

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NEUROLOGY FOR NON-NEUROLOGISTS

Oakstone Specialty Review

Designed to help clinicians diagnose and treat neurological symptoms and problems, this comprehensive update covers topics in clinical neurology that non-neurologists see in their daily practice. Ideal for MOC.

Explore the Field of Clinical Neurology

This CME program delves into topics in clinical neurology that non-neurologists commonly face in their daily practice. Lectures delivered by acknowledged experts will enhance and improve your ability to take a neurological history, perform a neurological exam, and recognize and treat neurological problems. Neurology for Non-Neurologists will also help you know when it’s appropriate to order imaging and laboratory tests, or to recommend referrals.

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Neurology for Non-Neurologists Topics

1. Approach to the Patient

1

Taking a Neurological History – Martin A. Samuels, MD

2

The Mental Status Examination – Aaron P. Nelson, PhD, ABPP

3

The Neurological Examination Cranial Nerves, Motor, Sensory, Coordination, and Reflexes – Martin A. Samuels, MD

2. Sensory Complaints

1

Approach to the Patient with Dizziness – Gregory T. Whitman, MD

2

Treatment of Dizziness – Gregory T. Whitman, MD

3

Approach to the Patient with Spells – Louis R. Caplan, MD

4

Fatigue – Thomas D. Sabin, MD

5

Migraine and Other Headache Syndromes – Rebecca C. Burch, MD

6

Headache as a Symptom of Systemic Disease – Rebecca C. Burch, MD

7

Neck and Arm Pain – Shamik Bhattacharyya, MD

8

Low Back and Leg Pain – Shamik Bhattacharyya, MD

9

Spinal Cord Neurology- Shamik Bhattacharyya, MD

10

Approach to the Problem of Chronic Pain – Victor Wang, MD

3. Epilepsy

1

Epilepsy – Tracey A. Milligan, MD, MS, FAAN

2

Seizures as a Symptom of Systemic Disease – Tracey A. Milligan, MD, MS, FAAN

4. Neuro-Ophthalmology

1

Visual Disturbances – Sashank Prasad, MD

2

Eye Movement, Lid, and Pupil Abnormalities – Robert M. Mallery, MD

5. Movement Disorders

1

Parkinsonism – Chizoba Umeh, MD

2

Tremor – Albert Hung, MD, PhD

3

Hypokinetic Movement Disorders (Other than Parkinson Disease) – Edison K. Miyawaki, MD

4

Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders – Edison K. Miyawaki, MD

6. Stroke

1

Prevention of Stroke – Steven K. Feske, MD

2

Impact of Social Networks in Stroke – Amar Dhand, MD, DPhil

3

Treatment of Acute Stroke – Galen V. Henderson, MD

7. Cancer Neurology

1

Primary Brain Tumors – Lakshmi Nayak, MD

2

Neurological Aspects of Systemic Cancer – Eudocia Quant Lee, MD, MPH

8. Neurological Infections

1

Encephalitis – Jennifer L. Lyons, MD

2

Meningitis – Jennifer L. Lyons, MD

3

HIV Neurology – Nagagopal Venna, MD

9. Neuromuscular Disorders

1

Neuropathies – Mohammad Kian Salajegheh, MD

2

Muscle and Neuromuscular Junction Disorders – Mohammad Kian Salajegheh, MD

3

Motor Neuron Diseases – Nazem Atassi, MD, MMSc

10. Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Disorders

1

Multiple Sclerosis – James M. Stankiewicz, MD

2

Autoimmune Neurology – Henrikas Vaitkevicius, MD

11. Behavioral Neurology

1

Evaluation of Cognitive Impairment – Kirk R. Daffner, MD, FAAN

2

Alzheimer Disease – Reisa A. Sperling, MD

3

Delirium and Confusion – Joshua P. Klein, MD, PhD

4

Neuropsychiatry – John F. Sullivan, MD

12. Neuroimaging

1

Principles of Neuroimaging – Joshua P. Klein, MD, PhD

13. Borderlands of Medicine and Neurology

1

Neuro-Rheumatology – Shamik Bhattacharyya, MD

2

The Neurology of Acid-Base Disturbances – Martin A. Samuels, MD

3

Neurocardiology – Martin A. Samuels, MD

4

Neurohematology – Martin A. Samuels, MD

14. Sleep Disorders

1

Insomnia – Milena K. Pavlova, MD

2

Excessive Sleepiness – Milena K. Pavlova, MD

3

Sleep Problems in Neurological Diseases – Milena K. Pavlova, MD

15. Brain Injury and Toxins

1

Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion – William J. Mullally, MD

2

Metabolic Encephalopathy – Martin A. Samuels, MD

3

Coma and Brain Death – Martin A. Samuels, MD

4

The Neurology of Alcohol – Michael E. Charness, MD

5

Neurotoxicology: Central Nervous System Toxins – Michael Ganetsky, MD, FACEP, FACMT

6

Neurotoxicology: Peripheral Nervous System Toxins – Michael Ganetsky, MD, FACEP, FACMT

16. Special Topics

1

Neurorehabilitation – Sabrina Paganoni, MD, PhD

2

Autonomic Neurology – Peter Novak, MD, PhD

3

Women’s Neurology – Mary Angela O’Neal, MD

4

Palliative Neurology – Kate Brizzi, MD

5

Neurology in Global Context – Aaron L. Berkowitz, MD, PhD

6

What My Mistakes Taught Me – Martin A. Samuels, MD

Learning Objectives

After viewing this program, participants should be able to:

– Recognize and name the most common neurological signs and symptoms, for example, fatigue, tremor, dizziness

– Differentiate between common neurological conditions and those conditions that are more serious in order to determine optimal care

– Perform a thorough neurological examination and take a complete history

– Apply the American Academy of Neurology guidelines for the management of common neurological disorders

– Assess relevant treatment options and apply them as appropriate

– Analyze appropriate and cost-effective imaging and laboratory studies and their indications and contraindications when evaluating a patient

– Predict and manage patient expectations regarding prognosis and rehabilitation

– Identify methods, support, and resources for patient self-management for those patients with chronic neurological conditions, for example multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease

– Identify the social networks of interpersonal connections that influence positive outcomes in post-stroke patients

Intended Audience

The activity was designed for internists, family physicians, emergency physicians, psychiatrists, physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, obstetricians/gynecologists (who act as primary care physicians), adolescent medicine physicians, geriatricians, resident and fellows in the above specialties and nurse practitioners and physician assistants in the above specialties.

Designation

Updated for Rerelease: June 30, 2018

Date Credits Expire: June 30, 2021

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