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Each NeuroPI module is prepared by distinguished faculty who are acknowledge leaders in their respective fields. Each module is composed of a set of multiple-choice items with preferred responses, instructions on how to collect cases to assess one’s practice, and resources for creating and implementing an effective improvement plan. Participants are able to compare their performance pre- and post-intervention to assess what changes have occurred in their practice.

Pricing

Members: FREE $199.00*
Nonmembers: $699.00

*Free access is limited to one course at a time for eligible members.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the continued need to query patients diagnosed with ALS for symptoms of respiratory insufficiency and refer for pulmonary function testing.
  • Identify the need to discuss noninvasive ventilation treatment for respiratory insufficiency annually with patients diagnosed with ALS.
  • Describe the need to screen patients diagnosed with ALS every three months for dysphagia, weight loss and impaired nutrition.
  • Describe the need to provide nutritional support for patients diagnosed with ALS.
  • Recognize the need to offer communication referral for patients diagnosed with ALS.

    Featured Measures

    • ALS ventilatory insufficiency querying and referral for pulmonary function testing.
    • ALS noninvasive ventilation treatment for respiratory insufficiency discussed.
    • ALS screening for dysphagia, weight loss and impaired nutrition.
    • ALS nutritional support offered.
    • ALS communication support referral.
    The quality measures listed are for use in NeuroPI only. The measurements in this set do not qualify for the PQRS incentive program and should not be used for accountability or public reporting programs.

    Change Intended

    As a result of this program, the participant will determine individual practice gaps and address them through a performance improvement plan designed to improve competence, performance, and patient outcomes.

    Core Competencies

    • Interpersonal Skills and Communication
    • Medical Knowledge
    • Patient Care
    • Practice-based Learning and Improvement
    • Professionalism
    • Systems-based Practice

    Date of Release

    November 28, 2016

    This module is eligible for CME credits for three years from the release date.


    NeuroPI Data Terms & Conditions

    The American Academy of Neurology Institute (AANI) no longer requires You (NeuroPI and aan.com user) to provide full date of service (day/month/year); only year of service will be transmitted to and stored by AANI. All previously collected "day" and "month" from date of service records have been deleted from the AANI's NeuroPI database. Accordingly, for NeuroPI, AANI is not requesting or storing any "protected health information" or "limited data sets" as defined by the regulations issued under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. The patient data You submit to the AANI through NeuroPI is de-identified health information. You must track patients separately from NeuroPI. Within the NeuroPI modules, Your patients will be identified using a 4-digit patient code that You create. Any other identifying information is strictly prohibited. Please use the NeuroPI Patient Tracker to create Your 4-digit patient codes for Your personal reference. The NeuroPI Patient Tracker must not be shared with AANI.

    The American Academy of Neurology Institute either owns or has permission to use all of the NeuroPI module content. You may use these modules for your personal, noncommercial use, but please send permissions requests for any other uses to NeuroPI@aan.com. All of the individual de-identified health information you submit to the AANI through NeuroPI is confidential. Your maintenance of certification ("MOC") credit information is transmitted to the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) once You've completed a module. You can opt-out of this service in NeuroTracker. Please note, AANI is not a certifying board and members are encouraged to contact ABPN for the most up-to-date information on MOC requirements. You acknowledge that AANI is and shall be deemed the owner of all rights to the aggregate, de-identified data submitted to NeuroPI and subsets of the aggregate data, any and all reports based on the aggregate, de-identified data, and all trademarks and trade secrets arising from or reflected in NeuroPI (collectively, "Aggregate Data"), with the exception of your individual data. AANI has full and unencumbered rights to publish, disclose, distribute, market, sell, and create derivatives of, Aggregate Data in any form.

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    Faculty

    ROBERT G. MILLER MD, FAAN
    Sutter Health, San Francisco, CA
    *Dr. Miller has received research support from Synapse pharmaceuticals and has been a consultant for Cytokinetics and Mitsubishi Tanabe pharmaceuiticals.

    EDWARD J. KASARSKIS MD, PhD, FAAN
    Professor of Neurology
    UK Healthcare, Lexington, KY
    *Dr. Kasarskis has nothing to disclose.

    NeuroPI Editor:

    DONALD J. IVERSON, MD, FAAN
    Humboldt Neurological Medical Group
    Eureka, California
    *Dr. Iverson has nothing to disclose.

    NeuroPI Staff:

    Amanda Chamberlain
    Program Manager, Online Learning
    Minneapolis, MN
    *Ms. Chamberlain has nothing to disclose.

    *Relationship Disclosure
    + Unlabeled Use of Products/Investigational Use Disclosure

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