AMS – EM – Neurology: Neuromuscular Weakness; Syncope; Headache

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Title: Emergency Medicine – Neurology: Neuromuscular Weakness; Syncope; Headache

Faculty: Joel Kravitz, M.D., Laurence J. Kinsella, M.D., Andrew Chang, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Neuromuscular Weakness.

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

  1. Discriminate between various clinical entities causing neuromuscular weakness, including Guillain-Barré syndrome, myasthenia gravis, and others.
  2. Demonstrate techniques to be able to discriminate between organic and functional weakness.
  3. Compare and contrast upper and lower motor neuron disease.

TOPIC 2: Syncope and Autonomic Dysfunction.

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

  1. Discuss the causes and natural history of syncope and Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS).
  2. Apply bedside tilt and tilt table testing.
  3. Define treatment strategies for orthostatic hypotension.

TOPIC 3: The Thunderclap Headache.

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

  1. Determine characteristics suggesting a thunderclap headache.
  2. Construct a differential diagnosis beyond subarachnoid hemorrhage in the patient presenting with a thunderclap headache as per the ACEP clinical policy on acute headache.
  3. Interpret spinal fluid results in the workup of a thunderclap headache.

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Title: Emergency Medicine – Neurology: Neuromuscular Weakness; Syncope; Headache

Faculty: Joel Kravitz, M.D., Laurence J. Kinsella, M.D., Andrew Chang, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2018  Expiration Date: July 1, 2021

TOPIC 1: Neuromuscular Weakness.

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

  1. Discriminate between various clinical entities causing neuromuscular weakness, including Guillain-Barré syndrome, myasthenia gravis, and others.
  2. Demonstrate techniques to be able to discriminate between organic and functional weakness.
  3. Compare and contrast upper and lower motor neuron disease.

TOPIC 2: Syncope and Autonomic Dysfunction.

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

  1. Discuss the causes and natural history of syncope and Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS).
  2. Apply bedside tilt and tilt table testing.
  3. Define treatment strategies for orthostatic hypotension.

TOPIC 3: The Thunderclap Headache.

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

  1. Determine characteristics suggesting a thunderclap headache.
  2. Construct a differential diagnosis beyond subarachnoid hemorrhage in the patient presenting with a thunderclap headache as per the ACEP clinical policy on acute headache.
  3. Interpret spinal fluid results in the workup of a thunderclap headache.

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