Podcast CME Course Information

Exam: Exam 320

Issue: August 23, 2016

Learning Objectives

Anti-LGI1–associated cognitive impairment: Presentation and long-term outcome

Upon completion of this podcast, listeners will become familiar with anti-LGI1-associated encephalitis.

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. Graus serves as an editorial board member of Lancet; receives license fee Payments from Euroimmun for the use of IgLON5 as a diagnostic test; holds a patent for the use of IgLON5 as a diagnostic test. Dr. Dalmau serves as Editor of Neurology: Neuroimmunology & Neuroinfammation; 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. Dr. O’Donnell serves on the editorial team for the Neurology Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Provencio serves as an editorial board member of Journal of Neuroimmunology, serves on the scientific advisory board for Minnetronix, INC. (travel related expenses) and Advanced Circulatory, Inc (travel related expenses); received honoraria from Bard, Inc.; receives royalties from the publication of the book Family Guide to Surviving the ICU; receives research support from Bard Inc., Cryothermics INC. 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

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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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