Podcast CME Course Information

Exam: Exam 398: Silent infarct is a risk factor for infarct recurrence in adults with sickle cell anemia

Issue: August 21, 2018

Learning Objectives

Silent infarct is a risk factor for infarct recurrence in adults with sickle cell anemia

Upon completion of this podcast, listeners will be better able to discuss how common silent cerebral infarctions are in the sickle cell anemia population and the risk for further SCIs over time.

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. Clardy has received research support from Western Institute for Biomedical Research (WIBR). Dr. Greenberg has received travel funding from the Transverse Myelitis Association; has filed has filed patents on the use of antibody biology in multiple sclerosis; has consulted for Novartis, Alexion, and EMD Serono; and has received research support from Medimmune, Chugai, Medday, Genentech, NIH (RO1 NS071463), Unviersity of Texas Southwestern, Guthy Jackson Foundation, PCORI, Transverse Myelitis Association, and the National MS Society. Dr. Johnston has received travel reimbursements from the National Academies of Sciences, US News, Austin Chamber of Commerce, Johns Hopkins, UT Health Science Center, University of Utah Medical School, Medtronic, Astrazeneca, University of Rochester NY, and Duke University; has received research support from AstraZeneca, NIH/NCATS (UL1 RR024131), UCSF Clinical-Translational Science Institute, and NIH/NINDS (U01 NS062835-01A1, U01 NS062835).

The other participants report no disclosures.

CME Expiration

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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.

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