Podcast CME Course Information
Exam: Exam 413: Development and validation of a score to detect paroxysmal atrial fibrillation after stroke
Issue: January 08, 2019
Development and validation of a score to detect paroxysmal atrial fibrillation after stroke
Upon completion of this podcast, listeners will be aware of data suggesting improved detection of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation in ischemic stroke patients with 72 hours of prolonged Holter monitoring.
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
- 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. David Lapides has served as a consultant for Board Vitals; and has received foundation/society research support from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Clinical Fellowship. Dr. Ramani Balu has received governmental research support from the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense. Dr. A. Gordon Smith has served on the scientific advisory board of the Regenesis Data Monitoring Committee; has served on the editorial boards for Continuum and Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology; has served as a consultant for Regenesis; has served on the speakers' bureau for Alexion; has received commercial research support from Impeto Medical SAS; and has received governmental research support from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Dr. Steve Pearson's Institute for Clinical and Economic Review has received membership dues from Aetna, Alnylam, America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), Anthem, AstraZeneca, Blue Shield of CA, Cambia Health Solution, CVS, Caremark, Editas, Express Scripts, Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), HealthPartners, Johnson & Johnson, Kaiser Permanente, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, Merck & Co., National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC), Novartis, Premera Blue Cross, Prime Therapeutics, Regeneron, Sanofi, and United Healthcare; and has received foundation/society research support from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, the California Health Care Foundation, Blue Shield of California Foundation, Kaiser, East Bay Community Foundation, and the Commonwealth Fund.
CME expires three years after publication date or sooner if podcasts are deemed out of date by reviewers.
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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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