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CME / ABIM MOC

Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome: The Intersection Between Neurology and Oncology

  • Authors: Michael T. Pulley, MD, PhD; Shin J. Oh, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 2/4/2021; Reviewed and Renewed: 2/4/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 2/4/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 1.00 ABIM MOC points

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for neurologists, hematologists/oncologists, and orthopedists & orthopedic surgeons.

The goal of this activity is to improve awareness of the recognition and treatment of Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS).

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Symptom presentation of LEMS
    • Clinical data for therapies for the treatment of LEMS
  • Have greater competence related to
    • The personalized selection of a medication for the management of LEMS


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Faculty

  • Shin J. Oh, MD

    Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Neurology
    Department of Neurology
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Birmingham, Alabama

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Shin J. Oh, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Alexion

  • Michael T. Pulley, MD, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Neurology
    University of Florida College of Medicine
    Jacksonville, Florida

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Michael T. Pulley, MD, PhD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Alexion; Argenx; BioProducts Laboratory; Catalyst Pharmaceuticals; Grifols; UCB/Ra

Editors

  • Ruwaida Vakil, MSc

    Medical Writer, ProMed Write, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Ruwaida Vakil, MSc, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Lisette Arnaud-Hevi, PhD

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Lisette Arnaud-Hevi, PhD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CME Reviewer

  • Hazel Dennison, DNP, RN, FNP, CHCP, CPHQ, CNE

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Hazel Dennison, DNP, RN, FNP, CHCP, CPHQ, CNE, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Medscape, LLC staff have disclosed that they have 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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CME / ABIM MOC

Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome: The Intersection Between Neurology and Oncology

Authors: Michael T. Pulley, MD, PhD; Shin J. Oh, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 2/4/2021; Reviewed and Renewed: 2/4/2022

Valid for credit through: 2/4/2023

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Contents of This CME Activity

All sections of this activity are required for credit.

AN INTRODUCTION TO LAMBERT-EATON MYASTHENIC SYNDROME

How to recognize the symptoms and diagnose LEMS?
Michael T. Pulley, MD, PhD

TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF LEMS

Addressing symptoms and long-term management of LEMS
Shin J. Oh, MD

CLINICAL CASES OF THE RECOGNITION AND MANAGEMENT OF LEMS

Two illustrative clinical cases to learn about the diagnosis and management of LEMS
Shin J. Oh, MD
 
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