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Neurology Practice Updates

  • Authors: Ray Dorsey, MD; Mitzi Joi Williams, MD, FAAN
  • CME / CE Released: 10/12/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 10/12/2023, 11:59 PM EST
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for neurologists, nurse practitioners (NPs), and nurses involved in the care of patients with neuromuscular diseases. 

The goal of this activity is for learners to be better able to utilize telemedicine for the practice of neurology and recognize unique healthcare needs of a diverse patient population.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Factors involved in the successful use of telemedicine to deliver high-quality neurologic care
    • Roles and responsibilities of the healthcare team for optimal care via telemedicine
    • Data indicating disparities in care among patients of diverse racial or ethnic backgrounds
    • Roles and responsibilities of the healthcare team in ensuring equitable care for neurology patients


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  • Ray Dorsey, MD

    Professor of Neurology
    University of Rochester Medical Center
    Rochester, New York


    Ray Dorsey, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Abbott; AbbVie; Acadia; Acorda; Bial-Biotech Investments, Inc.; Biogen; Boehringer Ingelheim; Caraway Therapeutics; Curasen Therapeutics; Denali Therapeutics; Eli Lilly; Genentech/Roche; Grand Rounds; Huntington Study Group; Informa Pharma Consulting; LifeSciences Consultants; Mediflix; Medopad; Medrhythms; Merck; Neurocrine; NeuroDerm; Novartis; Origent Data Sciences; Otsuka; Praxis; Roach, Brown, McCarthy & Gruber; Sanofi; Seminal Healthcare; Spark; Sunovion Pharma; Theravance; Voyager
    Research funding from: Biogen; BioSensics; Burroughs Wellcome Fund; CuraSen; Huntington Study Group; Pfizer; PhotoPharmics; Wave Life Sciences

  • Mitzi Joi Williams, MD, FAAN

    MS Specialist
    Founder and CEO of Joi Life Wellness Group
    Smyrna, Georgia


    Mitzi Joi Williams, MD, FAAN, has no relevant financial relationships.


  • Meg Monday

    Senior Director, Content Development, Medscape, LLC


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  • Clinton W. Wright, PharmD, BCPP

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC


    Clinton W. Wright, PharmD, BCPP, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer/Nurse Planner

  • Lisa Simani, APRN, MS, ACNP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


    Lisa Simani, APRN, MS, ACNP, has no relevant financial relationships.

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

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Neurology Practice Updates

Authors: Ray Dorsey, MD; Mitzi Joi Williams, MD, FAANFaculty and Disclosures

CME / CE Released: 10/12/2022

Valid for credit through: 10/12/2023, 11:59 PM EST


Contents of This CME Activity

All sections of this activity are required for credit.

Best Practices in Telemedicine in Neurology

Dr Dorsey explores factors that contribute toward successful adoption of teleneurology.
Ray Dorsey, MD

Considering Patient Diversity in the Neurology Clinic

Dr Williams helps raise awareness for patient inclusiveness and diversity in the neurology clinic.
Mitzi Joi Williams, MD, FAAN

Educational Impact Challenge

The goal of this activity is for learners to be better able to utilize telemedicine for the practice of neurology and recognize unique healthcare needs of a diverse patient population.

Before you begin this activity, please assess your clinical knowledge by completing this brief survey. Answering these questions again after the activity will allow you to see what you learned and to compare your answers with those of your peers.

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