Podcast CME Course Information
Exam: Exam 340: Progressive rural-urban disparity in acute stroke care
Issue: January 31, 2017
Progressive rural–urban disparity in acute stroke care
Upon completion of this podcast, listeners will be better able to discuss rural-urban disparities in acute stroke care.
This program is designed for physicians who are involved in providing patient care and who wish to advance their current knowledge of clinical medicine.
- 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. Southerland serves as Podcast Deputy Editor for Neurology; receives research support from the American Heart Association-American Stroke Association National Clinical Research Program, American Academy of Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Health Resources Services Administration and the NIH; has a provisional patent application titled: “Method, system and computer readable medium for improving treatment times for rapid evaluation of acute stroke via mobile telemedicine”; and gave legal expert review. Dr. Allison Willis has served on the editorial board of Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety; and has received research support from NIH/NINDS. Dr. Callaghan has been a consultant and scientific advisory board member on a PCORI grant; has received travel funding from the American Academy of Neurology; has provided patient consultation service for Advance Medial; has received research support from Impeto Medical Inc. and NIH; and has been a consultant for a medical legal case. Dr. Kerber has received author honoraria from Elsevier Inc.; has received travel funding and speaker honoraria from the American Academy of Neurology and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, and has received speaker honoraria from the University of Southern California; receives publishing royalties from the Oxford University Press; has been a consultant to the American Academy of Neurology, the University of California San Francisco (including work on a project funded by AstraZeneca), and Best Doctors, Inc.; has received a loan repayment award from NIH; and has received research support from NIH/NIDCS, AHRQ, and NIH. Dr. 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. Merit Cudkowicz has served on the editorial board of DSMB AstraZenica (through Clintrex); has served on the editorial boards of Neurotherapeutics and JAMA Neurology; holds a patent for Metabolomics in ALS; receives publishing royalties from UpToDate; has been a consultant for Cytokinetics, Biogen-Idec, Voyager, Biohaven, Astrazenica, Genentech, Karyopharm, and Neuraltis; has received research support from NINDS, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, the ALS Association, and the ALS Finding a Cure Association; and has provided expert witness for defense (TEVA).
The other participants report no disclosures.
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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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