Podcast CME Course Information
Exam: Exam 267
Issue: March 17, 2015
Age of first exposure to football and later-life cognitive impairment in former NFL players
Upon completion of this podcast, the participant will become more familiar with concerns about vulnerability to trauma (e.g. concussion) during development.
This program is designed for physicians who are involved in providing patient care and who wish to advance their current knowledge of clinical medicine.
- 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. Ted 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. Andrew Southerland serves as Podcast Deputy Editor for Neurology; and serves as Clinical Research Advisor for Totier Technologies, Inc. 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. Ted Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology® and has received research support for consulting activities with CSL Behring and Alexion Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Andrew Southerland serves as Podcast Deputy Editor for Neurology; and serves as Clinical Research Advisor for Totier Technologies, Inc. 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 Steven Lewis, MD, who receives a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology and as Editor-in-Chief for Continuum: Lifelong Learning in Neurology®; received royalties for book authorship and editorship from the publishers Wolters Kluwer and Wiley-Blackwell; and 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.
Dr. Goodkin serves on the scientific advisory board for Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance and CURE Infantile Spasms; serves as an editorial board member of Neurology, Surgical Neurology International and Epilepsia; receive a royalty from UpToDate for co-authorship of an entry entitled "The “choking game” and other strangulation activities in children and adolescents"; will be receiving royalties for editing Epilepsy as part of the Neurology in Practice series and receives research support from the NIH. Dr. Stern serves as an Associate Editor of Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences; serves as an editorial board member of Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology; serves as a Review Editor of Frontiers in Neurotrauma and Frontiers in Sports Neurology; serves as Series Editor of Alzheimer’s Research and Therapy; serves on the Mackey-White Traumatic Brain Injury Committee of the National Football League Players Association; serves on the medical advisory board of Sports Legacy Institute, the National Graves' Disease Foundation and Amarantus Biosciences (paid advisor); serves on the Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee of the MA/NH Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association; is a consultant for Janssen Research & Development and Athena Diagnostics; receives publishing royalties from Psychological Assessment Resources, Inc. for the Visual Analog Mood Scales, the Boston Qualitative Scoring System for the Rey-Osterreith Complex Figure, and the Neuropsychological Assessment Battery; receives research support from Eisai Inc., Eli Lilly and Company, Amarantus Biosciences, Aethlon Medical, Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, the Department of Defense and the NIH; received honorariums from, Braintree Neurorehabilitation Conference, National Academy of Neuropsychology, Harvard Medical School, The German Center for Research and Innovation and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Medical University of South Carolina, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and 8th Annual National Summit on Sports Concussion. Dr. Addington serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Johansen serves as a scientific advisory member of Stroke and as a contributor to Blogging Stroke. Dr. Kevin Barrett serves as an Associate Editor of Neurohospitalist; serves as an editorial board member of Neurology; and receives research support from the NIH.
The other participants have nothing to disclose.
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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Any information regarding the identity of individuals taking the exam or their exam scores will be kept confidential.
Hardware and Software Requirements
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