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Molybdenum Cofactor Deficiency Type A: Bringing Light to a Rare and Serious Condition

  • Authors: Paldeep Atwal, MD, MBA; Guenter Schwarz, PhD
  • CME / CE Released: 2/8/2023
  • Valid for credit through: 2/8/2024, 11:59 PM EST
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    Physicians - maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    Nurses - 0.50 ANCC Contact Hour(s) (0 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology)

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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for pediatricians, neurologists, critical care specialists, and nurses/nurse practitioners.

The goal of this activity is for learners to be better able to increase their awareness of symptoms of MoCD type A, to differentiate MoCD type A from other conditions, and to understand the importance of early diagnosis in relation to maximizing the treatment response.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Primary early symptoms suggestive of MoCD type A
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Early diagnosis of patients with MoCD type A


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  • Paldeep Atwal, MD, MBA

    Clinical and Biochemical Geneticist
    Director, Atwal Clinic
    Palm Beach, California, United States


    Paldeep Atwal, MD, MBA, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Guenter Schwarz, PhD

    Professor of Biochemistry
    Department of Chemistry
    University of Cologne
    Cologne, Germany


    Guenter Schwarz, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships.


  • Lorena Casadonte, PhD

    Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC


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    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


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Molybdenum Cofactor Deficiency Type A: Bringing Light to a Rare and Serious Condition

Authors: Paldeep Atwal, MD, MBA; Guenter Schwarz, PhDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / CE Released: 2/8/2023

Valid for credit through: 2/8/2024, 11:59 PM EST


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