Podcast CME Course Information

Exam: Exam 376: Quality improvement in neurology: Child neurology quality measure set: Executive summary

Issue: January 09, 2018

Learning Objectives

Quality improvement in neurology: Child neurology quality measure set: Executive summary

Upon completion of this podcast, listeners will be better able to discuss the 2016 Quality Measure Set for child neurology developed by the American Academy of Neurology and Child Neurology Society.

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


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. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section; has received speaker honorarium from LivaNova; and has received research support from American Academy of Neurology, Clinical Research Training Fellowship in Epilepsy, 2017-2019, and American Epilepsy Society, Research and Training Fellowships for Clinicians, 2017-2018. Dr. Bucchalter has served on advisory and safety monitoring boards for NIH, NINDS, Observational Safety Monitoring Board for NIH, and the Charlie Foundation; has received travel and speaker honoraria from AAN, Eisai Co. Ltd., Child Neurology Society, Lundbeck, and Upsher-Smith Labs; serves on the editorial board for Pediatric Neurology; has consulted in the past with Lundbeck Inc., Eisai Co. Ltd., UCB, and Upsher-Smith; and has received research support from Alberta Health Services. Dr. Patel has served on scientific advisory board for UCB Pharma; has served as book and associate editor for Journal of Child Neurology; has consulted for Greenwich Biosciences, LivaNova, and Supernus; and has received research support from Greenwich Biosciences, Brain Sentinel, Upsher Smith Pharmaceuticals, LivaNova, Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation (PERF), and American Academy of Neurology (AAN). Dr. Silberstein has served on scientific advisory boards for Alder, Allergan, Amgen, Avanir, eNeura, ElectroCore Medical, Medscape, Medtronic, Mitsubishi Tanabe, Neuralieve, NINDS, Pfizer, Supernus, Teva, Curelator, Depomed, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Lilly, and Trigemina; has served on editorial boards for Cephalalgia, Current Pain and Headache Reports, CNS Drugs, Topics in Pain Management, and Neurology; has consulted for Allergan, Amgen, eNeura, ElectroCore Medical, Mitsubishi Tanabe, Medtronic, Neuralieve, Pfizer, Supernus, and Teva; served on speaker's bureaus in the past for Allergan, Endo Pharmaceuticals, GlaxoSmithKline, Zogenix, and Merck; and has received research support from GlaxoSmithKline, Allergan, Merck, Novartis, NIH, Neurolieve, MAP, Endo, Amgen, ElectroCore, Avanir, NIH, AHS, and IHS. Dr. Monteith serves as an editorial advisory board member for Neurology Now and receives research support from 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.


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.


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