Podcast CME Course Information

Exam: Exam 446: Orthostatic hypotension in Parkinson disease: A 7-year prospective population-based study

Issue: October 15, 2019

Learning Objectives

Orthostatic hypotension in Parkinson disease: A 7-year prospective population-based study

Upon completion of this podcast, listeners will become more familiar with the incidence of orthostatic hypotension among patients with Parkinson disease.

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. Jeffrey Ratliff has received speaker or travel honoraria from Teva and US WorldMeds LLC; serves as the Deputy Section Editor for Neurology Podcast; has served as a consultant for UCB Pharmaceuticals, US World Meds, LLC, Medscape, and Retrophin, Inc.; and has served on speaker’s bureaus for Teva and US WorldMeds LLC. Dr. Jason Crowell serves as an editor for the Neurology Podcast. Dr. Stanley B. Prusiner has served on the scientific advisory boards for ViewPoint Therapeutics and New Ventures Funds; serves on the editorial boards for Discovery Medicine, JAMA Neurology, and Prion; holds a patent for modified cell line and method of determining tauopathies; has received publishing royalties for Madness and Memory (Yale University Press) and Prion Biology and Prion Diseases (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press); has received commercial research support from Daiichi Sankyo; has received governmental research support from NIH Degenerative and Dementing Diseases of Aging; has received academic research support from Brockman Foundation, Henry M. Jackson Foundation, and Sherman Fairchild Foundation; has received foundation/society research support from Hillblom Foundation, G. Harold and Leila Y. Mathers Charitable Foundation, Sherman Fairchild Foundation, John Douglas French Alzheimer’s Foundation, Schott Foundation for Public Education, Lincy Foundation, and Rainwater Charitable Foundation; holds Board of Directors compensation from Trizell, Ltd.; and has held stock/stock options for medical equipment & materials as a member of the scientific advisory boards for ViewPoint Therapeutics and New Ventures Funds.

The other participants report no disclosures.

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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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