Podcast CME Course Information

Exam: Exam 309

Issue: April 19, 2016

Learning Objectives

Standardized EEG interpretation accurately predicts prognosis after cardiac arrest

Upon completion of this podcast, listeners will become familiar with the prognostic value of standardized EEG for patients with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy.

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


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. Cronberg receives research support from the Regional Research Support, Region Skane, The Swedish Heart and Lung Association, The Skane University Hospital Foundations, The Gyllenstierna-Krapperup Foundation, The Swedish Society of Medicine, The Koch Foundation and The Segerfalk Foundation. Dr. Wesley serves on the editorial team for the Neurology Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Monteith serves as an editorial advisory board member for Neurology Now and receives research support from the NIH. Dr. Ashina serves as an associate editor of Cephalgia; Member of advisory board for The Journal of Headache and Pain; is a consultant or scientific adviser for the ATI, Allergan, Inc., Amgen and Alder Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.; received an honoraria for lecturing from Allergan, Inc.; receives research support from the Research Foundation of the Capital Region of Denmark, the Danish Council for Independent Research-Medical Sciences, the Novo Nordisk Foundation, IMK Almene Foundation, and the Cool Sorption Foundation.

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.


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.


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