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CME Information: Lennox Gastaut Syndrome

Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome: Improving Patient Outcomes Through Better Diagnosis and Management

Presented by the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center in Joint Providership with PlatformQ Health Education, LLC.

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
This educational activity is supported by an educational grant from Lundbeck.

TUITION
Complimentary

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
The activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Albert Einstein College of Medicine and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC. Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENTS
Live Internet Activity

Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this live internet activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Enduring Material

Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

OTHER CREDITS
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.0 hour of Category 1 credit for completing this program

DATE OF RELEASE/EXPIRATION
Live Activity
Friday, October 7, 2016 from 10:00AM EST – 11:00AM EST
Enduring Material
The enduring material will be available from Friday, October 7, 2016 to Saturday, October 13, 2017.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

Identify characteristics associated with LGS from other forms of epilepsy, and evolving seizure profiles over the course of a patient’s life
Devise effective and tolerable pharmacotherapeutic treatment options for LGS as appropriate to pediatric and adult patients
Evaluate the relative efficacy and safety of alternative therapies and nonpharmacologic strategies for the management of LGS
Describe the key elements of a care ploan that will ensure snooth transition from periatric care to adult care in patients with LGS

 

TARGET AUDIENCE
US-based epileptologists, community neurologists (pediatric and adult), primary care physicians, pediatricians, medical directors from long-term care facilities, and other clinicians involved in the care of patients with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome.

ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE
This activity consists of one session, which should take approximately 1 hour to complete.

METHOD OF PARTICIPATION
There are no fees to participate in this activity. To receive credit, participants must (1) read the target audience, learning objectives, and disclosure statements, (2) complete the educational activity online, and (3) complete the post-test and activity evaluation. It is estimated that this module will take approximately 1 hour to complete. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, participants must receive a minimum score of 70% on the post-test.

HARDWARE/SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
Participants will need a computer with a recent version of Adobe Flash installed, as well as an internet connection sufficient for streaming media.

DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
The “Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy” of Albert Einstein College of Medicine requires that faculty participating in any CME activity and anyone in a position to influence content disclose to the audience any relationship(s) with a pharmaceutical or equipment company. Any presenter whose disclosed relationships prove to create a conflict of interest, with regard to their contribution to the activity, will not be permitted to present.

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine also requires that faculty participating in any CME activity and anyone in a position to influence content disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product, or device, not yet approved for use in the United States.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Presenters Disclosures
Georgia D. Montouris, MD Consultant, Scientific Advisory Board: Eisai, Acorda, Lundbeck, Upsher-Smith, Sunovion
Expert Panel for Pregnancy Registry: UCB
Juliann Paolicchi, MD

Speaker’s Bureau: Lundbeck, LivaNova
Contracted Research: Zogenix

Providers Disclosures
Einstein–Montefiore Center for Continuing Medical Education The Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) staff at Albert Einstein College of Medicine has no disclosures to report relevant to this activity.
Peer Reviewer Disclosures
Solomon L. Moshe, MD Decision Resources Group – DRG; PharmaQ Health, Inc.; LEK Consulting LLC; Health Advances, LLC; Gerson Lehman Group
Name of Planner Reported Financial Relationship
Anne Roc, Medical Director Has nothing to disclose relevant to this activity.
Randi O’Hara, Senior Program Manager Has nothing to disclose relevant to this activity.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Accreditation Support:
Please send all inquiries to: Montefiore Medical Center, CCME, 3301 Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx, New York 10467, or via phone at (718) 920-6674, or via fax to (718) 798-2336, or via email to cme@montefiore.org.

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