Advances in Neurology 2016: “Update in Movement Disorders and Multiple Sclerosis” Internet Activity Enduring Material

Advances in Neurology 2016: “Update in Movement Disorders and Multiple Sclerosis” Internet Activity Enduring Material

The focus of this CME Internet Activity is on Movement Disorders and Multiple Sclerosis, two of the more challenging therapeutic areas in neurology. Presentations by the course faculty will provide the latest update in the evaluation and management of multiple sclerosis, including the newer options in disease-modifying therapy. Neuroophthalmologic evaluation of the patient with movement disorders or multiple sclerosis will also be presented along with the latest available treatment options, both medical and surgical.

Target Audience
The target audience for this activity is neurologists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners in neurosciences, RNs, LPNs, other allied health professionals interested in the topics presented.

Continuing Education Credit
Physician Credit - The University of Louisville Continuing Medical Education office designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses - This program has been approved by the Kentucky Board of Nursing for 3.60 continuing education credits through University of Louisville Hospital, provider number 4-0068-7-16-921. The Kentucky Board of Nursing approval of an individual nursing education provider does not constitute endorsement of program content.

Accreditation
The University of Louisville School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Instructions 
This online CME activity has been developed by the University of Louisville School of Medicine Department of Neurology. This course consists of three sessions varying in length from .75 to 1.25 credit hours each; you will be asked to log into each one separately and, upon completion of the course material and post-test, claim your credit for that session.
During the course you will watch and listen to interactive video presentations. You will have to register and create a user profile before you are able to view the videos and post-test material. Once the materials have been reviewed, you will take a brief post-activity quiz followed by course evaluations, after which you will be able to generate your CME/CE certificate.

Hardware & Software Requirements
High speed internet connection
Browser: Google Chrome is recommended

Course Director
Michael K. Sowell, MD, FAHS   
Professor 
Department of Neurology
University of Louisville

 

Course Coordinator
Angela Thornton
Scheduling Team Lead
Physicians-Child Neurology
University of Louisville


Planning Committee Members
Kathrin Lafaver, MD

Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Louisville

Laura Landes    
Grants Coordinator
Continuing Medical Education
University of Louisville

David Robertson, MD    
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Louisville

Safi Shareef, MD    
Chief Resident
UofL Child Neurology Residency Program
University of Louisville

Michael K. Sowell, MD, FAHS   
Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Louisville

Angela Thornton
Scheduling Team Lead
Physicians-Child Neurology
University of Louisville

Participating Faculty
Kathrin Lafaver, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Louisville

Thong Pham, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
University of Louisville

David Robertson, MD    
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
University of Louisville

Disclosures
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, the Office of CME&PD, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its sponsored educational activities. All Planners, faculty, reviewers, and other persons that affected the content of this CME activity were required to submit a financial disclosure form from which relevant conflicts of interest were determined.

Course Director and Coordinator
Michael K. Sowell, MD, FAHS and Angela Thornton have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests to disclose.

Planning Committee Members
The planning committee members listed above have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests to disclose.

Participating Faculty
The participating faculty members listed above have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests to disclose.

The CME & PD staff and Advisory Board have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests to disclose.

Original Release & Termination Dates
Medium or combination of media used: Online enduring material activity
Method of Physician Participation: Online video presentations
Estimated time to complete the educational activity: 3.0 hours
Course Originally Released On: 8/11/2016
Date of Most Recent Review: 8/11/2016
Course Termination Date: 8/11/2017

Special Services
If you need special accommodations due to a disability, or for an alternative form of course materials, please contact Angela Thornton. Continuing Medical Education & Professional Development fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof.

Provider Contact Information
If you need technical support or have questions about the course, please e-mail us at cmepd@louisville.edu

Privacy Policy
The University of Louisville's Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development office respects your privacy. Personal information collected from participants of our medical educational activities will not, unless required by law, be shared with any third party. The primary reason we collect your personal information is for accountability and documentation of your continuing education activities in compliance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) regulations. We do not distribute unsolicited e-mails, nor, unless required by law, do we share the names of our subscribers with any third party.

Copyright
The University of Louisville has obtained permission to use the content in this educational activity.

Commercial Support
This Internet Activity Enduring Material is Supported by educational grants from Teva and Abbvie.

Course Learning Objectives
1. Distinguish neuroimmunologic disorders which closely mimic multiple sclerosis.
2. Recognize the neuroophthalmologic manifestations of both movement disorders and multiple sclerosis.
3. Interpret the scientific evidence and rationale for early Deep Brain Stimulation surgery in Parkinson’s disease.
4. Describe the currently available medical treatment options for Parkinson’s disease.

Advances in Neurology 2016 Online Modules

  • Once you have finished viewing the material you can either close the presentation window or select the CME Tracker Thank You window at the top of the screen to continue with your post-test, evaluation, and generation of your CME certificate.
  • If you are not able to complete a module in one sitting you will be able to re-access the material once you have registered for the course. Click on the module links below and sign in at the Activity Registration page and you will again have access to the course material.

Registration Fees

All Participants $10 per Module


Module 1: Neuroimmunologic Conditions Which Mimic Multiple Sclerosis - David Robertson, MD
has been approved for 1.2 Nursing CE credits.
The University of Louisville Continuing Medical Education office designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

To Begin Module 1  CLICK HERE

Module 2: Neuroophthalmologic Manifestations of Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s Disease - Thong Pham, MD has been approved for 0.9 Nursing CE credits.
The University of Louisville Continuing Medical Education office designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
To Begin Module 2  CLICK HERE

Module 3: Updates in Diagnosis and Management of Parkinson’s Disease - Kathrin LaFaver, MD has been approved for 1.5 Nursing CE credits.

The University of Louisville Continuing Medical Education office designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
To Begin Module 3 CLICK HERE