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CME / ABIM MOC

Case Challenges in Syncope and Dizziness: A Medical Simulation

  • Authors: Daniel O. Claassen, MD; Brian Olshansky, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 4/30/2019; Reviewed and Renewed: 5/6/2020
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 5/6/2021
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for neurologists, cardiologists, and primary care physicians.

The goal of this activity is to build healthcare professionals’ confidence in strategies for the individualized treatment, care coordination, and follow-up of the patient with Parkinson’s disease who is experiencing syncope or dizziness, and to ensure that updated and emerging best practices are applied across a variety of clinical presentations.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Demonstrate improved performance associated with
    • Selection of appropriate tests for a patient with dizziness or syncope
    • Diagnosis of appropriate medical conditions associated with dizziness or syncope
    • Selection of appropriate treatments for medical causes of dizziness or syncope


Faculty

  • Daniel O. Claassen, MD

    Associate Professor of Neurology
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Nashville, Tennessee

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Daniel O. Claassen, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: AbbVie Inc.; ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Lundbeck, Inc.; Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.; Teva Neuroscience USA; Vertical Pharmaceuticals, LLC
    Received grants for clinical research from: AbbVie Inc.; Genentech, Inc.; Lundbeck, Inc.; Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.; Roche; Vaccinex

  • Brian Olshansky, MD

    Professor Emeritus
    University of Iowa
    Iowa City, Iowa
    Adjunct Professor
    Des Moines University
    Des Moines, Iowa
    Electrophysiologist
    Mercy Hospital North Iowa
    Mason City, Iowa
    Electrophysiologist
    Covenant Hospital
    Waterloo, Iowa

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Brian Olshansky, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Amarin Corporation plc; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Lundbeck, Inc.
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Lundbeck, Inc.

Editors

  • Gwen Littman, MD

    Scientific Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Gwen Littman, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Mark C. Via

    Writer, Chichester Associates Inc., Phoenix, Arizona

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Mark C. Via has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CME Reviewer

  • Nafeez Zawahir, MD

    Associate CME Clinical Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Nafeez Zawahir, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


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    For Physicians

  • Medscape, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Medscape, LLC staff have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships.

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.50 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Aggregate participant data will be shared with commercial supporters of this activity.

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CME / ABIM MOC

Case Challenges in Syncope and Dizziness: A Medical Simulation

Authors: Daniel O. Claassen, MD; Brian Olshansky, MDFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 4/30/2019; Reviewed and Renewed: 5/6/2020

Valid for credit through: 5/6/2021

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ABOUT THIS ACTIVITY
Enhance your clinical skills as you engage with patients in an objective and realistic interactive simulation. Treat patients, diagnose medical conditions, and prescribe medications. There are no limits to your choices—order from thousands of labs, diagnoses, devices, and drugs using an intuitive patient chart-based interface.

Powerful metrics track your performance and provide instant expert feedback on your decisions. Upon completion, results will be presented, along with author commentary on each case.

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