Comprehensive Review of Neurology for PAs and NPs
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Comprehensive Review of Neurology consists of 44 lectures with accompanying study materials covering the full spectrum of modern clinical neurology. This CME course is designed to improve the ...
Comprehensive Review of Neurology consists of 44 lectures with accompanying study materials covering the full spectrum of modern clinical neurology. This CME course is designed to improve the assessment and care of patients with neurological disorders and to keep neurologists on top of a rapidly evolving specialty. The lectures are presented by an acclaimed group of teachers and practitioners led by Course Director Martin A. Samuels, MD, an internationally recognized clinical neurologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School.This board review course looks at a wide range of key topics in neurology to help you stay updated. Comprehensive Review of Neurology includes case-based lectures on topics like neurologic investigations, sensory complaints, epilepsy, coma and disorders of consciousness, etc. It will help you to:Perform a thorough history and neurological exam in order to recognize common and uncommon neurological diseasesAssess relevant treatment options and the need for referral to a subspecialist neurologist or specialist in another fieldDetermine which patient complaints require further imagingPredict and manage patient expectations regarding treatment options, outcomes, and prognosisExpand Your SkillsAvailable online, this course features unbiased content so that you may confidently incorporate the latest guidelines and therapeutic options into your practice. A clinically based review, it provides 43.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.
After taking part in this educational activity, participants should be better able to:Perform a thorough history taking and neurologic exam in order to recognize and evaluate common and uncommon neurologic symptoms and complaintsDistinguish between those patient complaints that require further imaging and those that do notIdentify appropriate and relevant treatments and the subsequent outcomesEvaluate the necessity for referral of the neurologic patient to a subspecialist neurologist or a specialist in another fieldManage patient expectations regarding disease course, treatment results, and prognosisDifferentiate between medical treatment and surgical management of such disorders as epilepsy and Parkinson diseaseDifferentiate between a primary neurologic disorder and a neurologic problem caused by a systemic disorder
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