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Interpretation of Autoimmune Neurological Antibody Profiles

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Course Description

This program is worth up to 1.0 CME credits.

This course will impart some basic immunological principles and antibody nomenclature that will help with interpretation of autoimmune neurological antibody test results. This will aid accurate neurological and oncological diagnoses, appropriate selection of immunotherapies and prognostication.

Up to 1.0 CME credit

Pricing

Members: FREE $29.00*
Nonmembers: $49.00

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

Learning Objectives

As a result of this program the learner will:

Apply basic immunological principles in clinical practice to areas including cancer testing, immunotherapy, and prognostication. This will be achieved by breaking the activity into four elements, the first of which will be a broad overview of the topic, followed by more detail regarding neuronal nuclear and cytoplasmic antibodies and plasma membrane protein antibodies, followed by cases.

Core Competencies

  • Patient Care
  • Medical Knowledge

Date of Release

April 22, 2015

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

Confidentiality of Data

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Faculty & Disclosures

Andrew McKeon, MD
Associate Professor
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
*Dr. McKeon has received research support from MedImmune for a laboratory diagnostics study.

Editor, NeuroLearn

A. GORDON SMITH, MD, FAAN
University of Utah Department of Neurology
Salt Lake City, Utah
*Dr. Smith has received personal compensation for activities with Allergan, Baxter Bioscience, Merz, Pfizer and NeurogesX as a consultant..

NeuroLearn Staff:

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Tracy King, MA, Associate Director, Education
*Ms. King has nothing to disclose.

Maureen Holtzman, Program Manager, Online Learning
*Ms. Holtzman has nothing to disclose.

Robert Rook, Program Manager, Digital Education Resources
*Mr. Rook has nothing to disclose.

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

Kurt Wiersma, Senior Manager, Web Development
*Mr. Wiersma has nothing to disclose.

*Relationship Disclosure

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