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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

  • Consult educational resources related to the measure(s) selected for improvement, design an intervention, and implement a plan.
  • Re-evaluate performance via chart comparing current practice with measures and best practices to determine whether improvement goals have been achieved.
  • Summarize practice, process and/or outcome changes resulting from the activity.

    Featured Measures

    • Inquiry of falls within the last 12 months
    • Inquiry into the circumstances of falls
    • Assessment of balance and gait using a standardized scale
    • Orthostatic blood pressure measurements for patients with a history of falls
    • Review of medications that may contribute to falls
    • Visual assessment or referral for assessment
    • Inquiry and intervention for home fall hazards
    • Assessment of cognitive function
    • Consideration of assistive device
    • Consideration or referral for balance, gait, and strength training
    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

    Date of Release

    December 22, 2011

    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.

    See additional, applicable Terms of Use.

    Faculty

    JOHN G. NUTT, MD, FAAN
    Porfessor of Neurology
    Oregon Health & Science University
    *Dr. Nutt has received personal compensation for activities with XenPort, Impax Laboratories, Neurogen, Synosia, Neuroderm, Merck, Lily/Medtronic, Elan Pharmaceuticals, Lundbeck, Merz Pharmaceuticals, Synagile, and the National Parkinson Foundation. Dr. Nutt has received research support from Merck.

    RICHARD CAMICIOLI, MD
    Professor of Neurology
    University of Alberta, Edmonton
    *Dr. Camicioli has nothing to disclose.

    FAY HORAK, PhD, PT
    Professor of Neurology Adjunct Professor of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering
    Oregon Health and Science University
    *Dr. Horak is Chief Scientific Officer in the start-up device company APDM. Dr. Horak's research as been supported by government and other nonprofit foundations.

    NeuroPI Editor:

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

    PIP Taskforce:

    RALPH F. JOZEFOWICZ, MD, FAAN
    AAN Board Member
    University of Rochester, Rochester, New York
    *Dr. Jozefowicz has received personal compensation in an editorial capacity for The Neurologist.

    CYNTHIA L. COMELLA, MD, FAAN
    Education Committee Chair
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
    *Dr. Comella has received personal compensation for activities with Ipsen, Merz Pharma, Allergan, Inc., UCB Pharma, and Eisai Inc., as a consultant. Dr. Comella's institution has received research support from Merz Pharma, Allergan, Inc., Ipsen, and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

    JONATHAN P. HOSEY, MD, FAAN
    Practice Committee Chair
    Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania
    *Dr. Hosey has nothing to disclose.

    NeuroPI Staff:

    Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Tracy King, MA, Senior Manager, Education
    *Ms. King has nothing to disclose.

    Amy Wallace, Program Manager, Patient Safety
    *Ms. Wallace has nothing to disclose.

    Susan Rodmyre, Director, Education
    *Ms. Rodmyre has nothing to disclose.

    Lori Strachota, Program Manager, Conference Management, Registration
    *Ms. Strachota has nothing to disclose.

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

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