Podcast CME Course Information

Exam: Exam 296

Issue: November 24, 2015

Learning Objectives

Stroke risk stratification in acute dizziness presentations: A prospective imaging-based study

Upon completion of this podcast, participants will better understand stroke risk stratification associated with acute dizziness presentations.

Recommended Audience

This program is designed for physicians who are involved in providing patient care and who wish to advance their current knowledge of clinical medicine.

Core Competencies

  • Medical Knowledge

Disclosures

Program Accreditations Subcommittee (PAS) is responsible for reviewing and evaluating all CME programs. Joseph F. Kass, MD, JD, FAAN, has received personal compensation for activities as an expert witness in litigation and in an editorial capacity for the American Academy of Neurology. Barney J. Stern, MD, FAAN, has received personal compensation for book chapter contributions. The other members of the committee (Samir Belagaje, MD; J. Clay Goodman, MD, FAAN; Omotola A. Hope, MD; Shannon M. Kilgore, MD, FAAN) and AAN staff (Kristine Mitchell) report no disclosures. Robert A. Gross, MD, PhD, FAAN, has received funding for travel and/or speaker honoraria from the American Academy of Neurology; receives a stipend as Editor-in-Chief of Neurology; has received consultant fees from GlaxoSmithKline and Harris Interactive; has served on speakers' bureaus for Abbott, UCB, and GlaxoSmithKline; has conducted clinical trials over the past 5 years funded by GlaxoSmithKline, UCB, Ortho-McNeil, Pfizer, and Marinus, but has ceased participation in industry-sponsored clinical trials and speakers' bureaus since his appointment as Neurology EIC in 2010; and has received research support from the Department of the Army, UCBPharma, and University of Rochester Medical Center/NIH. Dr. Ted Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology® and has received research support for consulting activities with UCB, CSL Behring, Walgreens and Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Andrew Southerland serves as Podcast Deputy Editor for Neurology; and serves as Clinical Research Advisor for Totier Technologies, Inc. AAN staff members editing the test (P Baskin, L Kleffman, K Aman Ramm) have no disclosures. The CME Journal Editors who have reviewed the exam are James WM Owens Jr., MD PhD, who receives royalties from UpToDate, Waltham, MA; grant support from NIH (PI, K08NS054882); and a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology and Adam Kelly, MD, who has served as Guest Editor of Continuum (April 2014) and receives a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology.

Dr. Ted Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology® and has received research support for consulting activities with UCB, CSL Behring, Walgreens and Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Andrew Southerland serves as Podcast Deputy Editor for Neurology; and serves as Clinical Research Advisor for Totier Technologies, Inc. AAN staff members editing the test (P Baskin, L Kleffman, K Aman Ramm) have no disclosures. The CME Journal Editors who have reviewed the exam are Steven Lewis, MD, who receives a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology and as Editor-in-Chief for Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology®; received royalties for book authorship and editorship from the publishers Wolters Kluwer and Wiley-Blackwell; and James WM Owens Jr., MD PhD, who receives royalties from UpToDate, Waltham, MA; grant support from NIH (PI, K08NS054882); and a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology.

Dr. Southerland serves as Podcast Deputy Editor for Neurology; serves as Clinical Research Advisor for Totier Technologies, Inc. Dr. Kerber received funding for travel from Elsevier Inc. and the American Academy of Neurology; receives royalties from the publication of the book Clinical Neurophysiology of the Vestibular System, 4th edition; is a consultant for the American Academy of Neurology, University of California San Francisco (including work on a project funded by AstraZeneca), and Best Doctors, Inc.; receives research support from the NIH; received speaker honoraria from American Academy of Neurology and University of California San Francisco and loan repayment award from the NIH; reviewed legal records of Phil Pearsons, MD, JD and National Medical Consultants. Dr. Wesley serves on the editorial team for the Neurology Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Clardy receives research support from the Western Institute for Biomedical Research. Dr. Palace serves as on the scientific advisory board for Merck Serono, Bayer Schering Pharma, Biogen Idec, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Ltd., Sanofi-aventis, Alexion; received support for attending ECTRIMS Merck Serono Novartis and Biogen Idec Talks at scientific meetings (majority have CME) Bayer Schering Pharma, Biogen Idec, Merck Serono, Medimmune; is a consultant for Ono Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Chugai Pharma Ltd., CI Consulting, Biogen Idec, GlaxoSmithKline, Alexion; serves on the speakers’ bureau of Teva The CMSC, U. S.; receives research support from Bayer Schering Pharma, Merck Serono, Novartis Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., MS Society UK, Guthy Jackson Foundation and Department of Health Risk Sharing Scheme, Clinical Coordinator since 2002 Department of Health funding for a neuromyelitis optica service and a congenital myasthenia service; receives revenue from a patent from ISIS innovation Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the University of Oxford, has filed a patent application (WO2013/117930 A2) to protect for the use of metabolomics as a method to diagnose and stage disease in multiple sclerosis.

The other participants report no disclosures.

CME Expiration

CME expires three years after publication date or sooner if podcasts are deemed out of date by reviewers.

Accreditation

The American Academy of Neurology Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Credit™

The American Academy of Neurology Institute designates this journal-based-CME activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Copyright

The American Academy of Neurology holds copyright for all materials in this exam.

Confidentiality

Any information regarding the identity of individuals taking the exam or their exam scores will be kept confidential.

Hardware and Software Requirements

A computer with a web browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, or Google Chrome is required.

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