Podcast CME Course Information

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Exam: Exam 314

Issue: June 14, 2016

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this podcast, listeners will become familiar with the quality measure set for PD.

Quality improvement in neurology: Parkinson disease update quality measurement set: Executive summary

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

  • Patient Care


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. Stacey Clardy serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology® and has received research support forWestern Institute for Biomedical Research (WIBR). Dr. Jeff Ratliff serves as Podcast Deputy Editor for Neurology andreceived a speaker honorarium from Haverford College. 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. Miyasaki received honoraria and funding for travel from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.; received funding for travel from Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC; received travel honoraria from The International Parkinson Disease and Movement Disorders Society; is a consultant for Merz Pharmaceuticals, LLC; receives royalties from the publication of the book Psychogenic Movement Disorders; receives research support from PCORI: 2015-2018 and Parkinson Alberta. Dr. Factor served as an editorial board member of Neurotherapeutics; serves on the data safety monitoring board for Lundbeck, Inc; is a consultant for UCB; is a consultant and video reviewer for clinical trials for Avanir, Neurocrine and Auspex/Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.; receives royalties from the publications of the books Parkinson’s Disease Diagnosis and Clinical Management and Drug Induced Movement Disorders; gave expert testimony in Kmart trial (2014-2016); receives research support from Ceregene, Cynapsus, Sangamo, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Ipsen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., USWorldMeds, Allergen, Inc., Medtronics, Inc., Auspex, Genzyme Corporation, Michael J. Fox Foundation and the 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. Espay serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of Clinical Movement Disorders; serves as an editorial board member of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders and The European Neurological Journal; serves on the scientific advisory board for Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (now Abbvie), Chelsea Therapeutics International, Ltd., Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Impax, Merz Pharmaceuticals,Inc., Pfizer Inc, Solstice Neurosciences, Eli Lilly and Company, ACADIA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and USWorldMeds; is a consultant for Chelsea Therapeutics International, Ltd., Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (now Abbvie), ACADIA Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Cynapsus and Lundbeck, Inc; receives royalties for publications of books from Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins and Cambridge University Press; serves on the speakers’ bureau of UCB, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., American Academy of Neurology and Movement Disorders Society; receives research support from the CleveMed/Great Lake Neurotechnilogies, Michael J. Fox Foundation and the NIH. Dr. Dalmau serves as Editor of Neurology: Neuroimmunology & Neuroinflammation; serves as an Editorial board member of Neurology® and UpToDate; receives royalties from patents for the use of Ma2 and NMDAR as autoantibody tests; is a consult for Advance Medical, receives research support from Euroimmun and the NIH; receives revenue from Euroimmun for the following tests: NMDA receptor autoantibody test, GABA(B)R autoantibody test, GABA(A)R autoantibody test, DPPX autoantibody test and Iglon5 autoantibody test.

The other participants report no disclosures.

CME Expiration

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AMA PRA Credit™

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