Podcast CME Course Information

Exam: Exam 344

Issue: March 14, 2017

Learning Objectives

Moderators and predictors of response to behavior therapy for tics in Tourette syndrome

Upon completion of this podcast, listeners will become familiar with comprehensive behavioral intervention for tic disorders.

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. Sukhodolsky has received travel funding/speaker honoraria from the Tourette Association of America; has served on the editorial board of the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities; receives publishing royalties from Guilford Press; notes that 5% of his effort is dedicated to providing clinical care at the Yale TS clinic (including the form of behavior therapy for tics (CBIT) that was tested in the study reported in the previously noted paper); and has received research support from NMH. Dr. Scahill has served on the scientific advisory boards of Roche, Neuren, and Supernus; has received gifts from Bracket; has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Child & Adolescent Psychopharmacology and the International Journal of Developmental Disabilities; receives publishing royalties from Oxford and Guilford; and has received research support from the Department of Defense and NIMH. 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. Liu-Ambrose has received travel funding and speaker honoraria from the Resistance Training Conference and the Traumatic Brain Injury Conference; serves on the editorial boards of the British Journal of Sports Medicine, the Physical Therapy Journal, and the Journal of Cognitive Enhancement; has been a consultant for a project entitled The Average Human (funded by Wellcome Trust); has been involved with operations for Synaptitude Inc.; and has received research support from the Canadian Stroke Network.

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

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