Podcast CME Course Information
Exam: Exam 269
Issue: March 31, 2015
When a serum test overrides the clinical assessment
Upon completion of this podcast, the participant will better appreciate the clinical presentation of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis.
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. Dalmau serves as an editorial board member of Neurology and UptoDate; serves as Editor-in-Chief of Neurology® Neuroimmunology and Neuroimflammation; is a consultant for Advance Medical; receives royalties for the following patents: Patent Ma2 autoantibody test, Patent NMDAR autoantibody test, patent application for the use of GABA(B) receptor, DPPX and IgLON5 autoantibody tests; received license fee payments for DPPX and IgLON5 autoantibody tests from Euroimmun; receives research support from Euroimmun, ISCIII, and the NIH. 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. Elkind serves as Section Editor for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section; serves on the scientific advisory board for Biogen IDEC, Boehringer Ingelheim, BMS-Pfizer Partnership, Janssen Pharmaceutical; is a consultant for Daiichi Sankyo, BMS-Pfizer Partnership and Biotelemetry; participated in legal proceedings for Organon/Merck Serono, NuvaRing and stroke litigation; receives research support from American Heart Association National Board of Directors, American Heart Association Founders Affiliate Board of Directors, American Heart Association NY City Board of Directors and 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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Hardware and Software Requirements
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