AMS -2021-FMne-Family Medicine- Neurology

$119.00

5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
$119.00
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Topics and Objectives

Title: FMne-Family Medicine- Neurology: Seizures and Epilepsy – Diagnosis; Seizures and Epilepsy – Management; An Approach to the Dizzy Patient.

Faculty: Laurence J. Kinsella, M.D., F.A.A.N., David E. Riley, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2021 Expiration Date: July 1, 2024

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES FOR EACH TOPIC:

TOPIC 1: Seizures and Epilepsy – Diagnosis.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP,EBM

  1. Differentiate among the major types of seizures.
  2. Apply epidemiologic aspects to the diagnosis of epilepsy.
  3. Employ AAN and AES practice guidelines regarding sudden unexpected death in epilepsy. (SUDEP)
  4. Distinguish seizures from syncope.
  5. Formulate a plan for diagnostic investigation.

TOPIC 2: Seizures and Epilepsy – Management.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, EBM

  1. Determine when treatment with anticonvulsant medication is warranted using evidence-based medicine.
  2. Choose among the many available anticonvulsant medications.
  3. Manage problems confronted by women with epilepsy.
  4. Counsel patients regarding their driving privileges.

TOPIC 3: An Approach to the Dizzy Patient.

Upon completion of this session, using evidence-based medicine, the participant should be able to: COMP, EBM

  1. Detect common presentations of dizziness.
  2. Assess the pathophysiology of vertigo and nystagmus.
  3. Apply bedside techniques to distinguish dizziness subtypes and identify dangerous causes.
  4. Utilize potentially curative treatment for benign positional vertigo.


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Title: FMne-Family Medicine- Neurology: Seizures and Epilepsy – Diagnosis; Seizures and Epilepsy – Management; An Approach to the Dizzy Patient.

Faculty: Laurence J. Kinsella, M.D., F.A.A.N., David E. Riley, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2021 Expiration Date: July 1, 2024

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES FOR EACH TOPIC:

TOPIC 1: Seizures and Epilepsy – Diagnosis.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP,EBM

  1. Differentiate among the major types of seizures.
  2. Apply epidemiologic aspects to the diagnosis of epilepsy.
  3. Employ AAN and AES practice guidelines regarding sudden unexpected death in epilepsy. (SUDEP)
  4. Distinguish seizures from syncope.
  5. Formulate a plan for diagnostic investigation.

TOPIC 2: Seizures and Epilepsy – Management.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, EBM

  1. Determine when treatment with anticonvulsant medication is warranted using evidence-based medicine.
  2. Choose among the many available anticonvulsant medications.
  3. Manage problems confronted by women with epilepsy.
  4. Counsel patients regarding their driving privileges.

TOPIC 3: An Approach to the Dizzy Patient.

Upon completion of this session, using evidence-based medicine, the participant should be able to: COMP, EBM

  1. Detect common presentations of dizziness.
  2. Assess the pathophysiology of vertigo and nystagmus.
  3. Apply bedside techniques to distinguish dizziness subtypes and identify dangerous causes.
  4. Utilize potentially curative treatment for benign positional vertigo.