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Pseudobulbar Affect


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    Cases, Challenges, and Care of Pseudobulbar Affect in Neurological Diseases

    Speakers:William M. Sauvé, MD, Medical Director
    Erik Pioro, MD, PhD, Cleveland Clinic

    Duration: 60 minutes

    Presented on: September 13, 2016


Speakers

  • William M. Sauvé, MD

    William M. Sauvé, MD

    William M. Sauvé, MD

    Medical Director

    William Sauvé, MD, is the medical director for TMS NeuroHealth Centers of Richmond and Charlottesville, Virginia, a dedicated center for the treatment of depression using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. He earned his MD from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, and completed his residency in adult psychiatry in the National Capital Consortium in Washington, DC. He served as the regimental psychiatrist for the 7th Marine Regiment in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, and went on to become the military clinical director at Poplar Springs Hospital after leaving the US Navy. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc., a member of the American Psychiatric Association and a faculty member at the Neuroscience Education Institute.
  • Erik Pioro, MD, PhD

    Erik Pioro, MD, PhD

    Erik Pioro, MD, PhD

    Cleveland Clinic

    Erik P. Pioro, MD, PhD, is director, Section of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Related Disorders at the Cleveland Clinic, Ohio. Specializing in the care of patients with ALS and other complex neurodegenerative motor neuron disorders, his research uses magnetic resonance imaging and other modalities to identify and monitor the progression of motor neuron degeneration in the brains of patients with ALS and related conditions, and the correlation of imaging changes with human ALS brain tissue. Dr Pioro is a member of several professional associations, and has published numerous journal articles, book chapters and abstracts on neuromuscular function and disease. He earned his MD from the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada, and his PhD at the University of Oxford in England.

CME Information

Cases, Challenges, and Care of Pseudobulbar Affect in Neurological Diseases

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 Avanir.

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 Tuesday, September 13, 2016 from 11:00AM EST – 12:00PM EST Enduring Material The enduring material will be available from Tuesday, September 13, 2016 to Wednesday, September 13, 2017.

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

Summarize the impact of pseudobulbar affect (PBA) in patients with neurologic disease
Evaluate and diagnose PBA in patients with neurologic disease
Implement a management plan for patients with PBA with provisions for follow up and ongoing assessment of symptoms
 

TARGET AUDIENCE US-based neurologists, psychiatrists, geriatricians, primary care clinicians (internal, general and family medicine), and health care providers involved in the care of patients with neurological diseases who may be suffering from pseudobulbar affect (PBA).

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
Eric Pioro, MD, PhD Consulting Fee:Avanir
William M. Suave, MD

Speaker's Bureau: Avanir, Otsuka

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
David Myland Kaufman, MD Has nothing to disclose relevant to this activity.
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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