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Multifocal Motor Neuropathy: Getting Into Focus With Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis

  • Authors: Colin Quinn, MD
  • CME / CE Released: 5/25/2023
  • Valid for credit through: 5/25/2024, 11:59 PM EST
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    Nurses - 0.25 ANCC Contact Hour(s) (0 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology)

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    • Letter of Completion

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for neurologists, nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs), nurses, infusion specialists, and other clinicians who see/treat patients with immune-mediated neuropathies (eg, primary care physicians [PCPs], orthopedists/orthopedic surgeons, pharmacists).

The goal of this activity is for learners to be better aware of the causes, symptoms, and diagnosis of multifocal motor neuropathy (MMN).

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Pathophysiologic basis of MMN
    • Diagnostic criteria for MMN
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Accurate and timely diagnosis of MMN


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  • Colin Quinn, MD

    Director, CMJC VAMC ALS Clinic
    Co-Director Penn Neuromuscular Center for Advanced Therapeutics (PNCAT)
    Associate Director, Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)
    Clinic Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology
    University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


    Colin Quinn, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Amicus Therapeutics (former); Amylyx Pharmaceuticals (former); Biogen
    Research funding from: AbbVie Inc.; Abcuro; Amicus Therapeutics, Inc.; Avidity; Biogen; Calico; Sanofi; Seelos Therapeutics


  • Lisette Arnaud-Hevi, PhD

    Senior Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC


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

Compliance Reviewer

  • Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CNE, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


    Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CNE, CHCP, has no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

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

Accreditation Statements

Developed through a partnership between Penn Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, National Infusion Center Association (NICA), Infusion Access Foundation (IAF) and Medscape Education.


Interprofessional Continuing Education

In support of improving patient care, Penn Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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  • Penn Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25  AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Multifocal Motor Neuropathy: Getting Into Focus With Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis

Authors: Colin Quinn, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / CE Released: 5/25/2023

Valid for credit through: 5/25/2024, 11:59 PM EST


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