Description[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This CME program provides non-neurologists the foundational knowledge needed to address neurological issues commonly faced in clinical practice. Expert-led lectures 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.
Expand Your SkillsA clinically based update, this learn-at-your-own-pace course in Neurology provides a maximum of 33 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and 33 MOC points. Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, it provides access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so that you may expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.
Learning ObjectivesUpon completion of this CME course, you will 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 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