Podcast CME Course Information

Exam: Exam 317

Issue: July 26, 2016

Learning Objectives

International consensus guidance for management of myasthenia gravis: Executive summary

Upon completion of this podcast, listeners will learn about a new international consensus guideline regarding the management of myasthenia gravis.

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
  • 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. 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. 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. Sanders receives royalties from the publication of the book: Single Fiber EMG; serves on the medical advisory board for Accordant Health Services; is a consultant for ArGen-X, Jacobus Pharmaceutical Co., Inc, Modus Outcomes, Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and UCB Celltech. Dr. George 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. Lipton receives royalties for books published from Oxford University Press and Baxter Publishing; Receives honoraria for serving on the scientific advisory board for Alder, Allergan, Inc., American Headache Society, Autonomic Technologies, Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Boehringer Ingelheim, Boston Scientific, Bristol-Myers Squibb, CoLucid, Dr. Reddys, Electrocore, Eli Lilly and Company, eNeura Therapeutics, Informa, Merck Serono, Novartis, Pfizer Inc, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Vedanta; is a consultant for Alder, Allergan, Inc., American Headache Society, Autonomic Technologies, Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Boehringer Ingelheim, Boston Scientific, Bristol-Myers Squibb, CoLucid, Dr. Reddys, Electrocore, Eli Lilly and Company, eNeura Therapeutics, Informa, Merck Serono, Novartis, Pfizer Inc, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Vedanta; holds stock options in eNeura Pharma; receives research support from Bristol-Myers Squibb, Vedanta Research Migraine epidemiology and Progression. Boston Scientific Occipital Nerve Stimulation in Migraine, ElectroCore Vagal Nerve Stimulation for Migraine and Cluster, Novartis Sleep and Migraine, Allergan Botox in Migraine, Allergan Chronic Migraine Epidemiology and Outcome Study, S & L Marx Foundation Alzheimer's Research and the NIH.

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

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