Oakstone CME Electrodiagnostic Medicine and Neuromuscular Disorders – A Case-Based Approach

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Convenient and Comprehensive Neurology CME

The Electrodiagnostic Medicine and Neuromuscular Disorders – A Case-Based Approach continuing medical education program consists of 35 one-hour lectures that focus on a wide range of peripheral nerve diseases.

Key sections include focal syndromes, generalized disorders, motor neuron diseases, polyneuropathies, neuromuscular junction disorders, myopathies and special topics. This online CME course incorporates patient examples to illustrate typical and atypical presentations, and will help you to better:

  • Apply best practices for evaluation of patients presenting with actual or suspected neuromuscular complaints
  • Recognize classic, possible, and unlikely neuromuscular disorders according to clinical symptoms
  • Assess the need of laboratory tests, electrodiagnostic studies, imaging, and muscle and nerve biopsies to establish a diagnosis
  • Illustrate effective management of painful neuropathies
  • Outline strategies to deliver the best care possible to patients with neuromuscular disorders

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the diagnostic approach to a patient presenting with myotonia
  • Discuss the diagnostic tests used for focal syndromes
  • Explain the classic signs and symptoms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Distinguish between Guillain-Barré syndrome and other acquired neuropathies
  • Identify the differences between metabolic myopathies and mitochondrial myopathies
  • Explain the electrodiagnostic approach to the patient with generalized weakness
  • Compare neuropathies found in systemic disease with those found in cancer
  • List commonly found neuromuscular mimics

Intended Audience

This educational activity was designed for neurologists, physiatrists (physical medicine & rehabilitation doctors), neurology residents and fellows, PM&R residents and fellows.

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