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The Neuromuscular Review Course is presented by leading neurologists specializing in neuromuscular disorders and provides an up to date review of clinical issues related to the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular diseases.




After this program, participants should be able to:

  1. Recognize the patterns of clinical presentation for muscle and nerve disease and determine the most appropriate laboratory tests and treatments based on the clinical pattern.
  2. Identify the clinical phenotypes of peripheral neuropathies and how these phenotypes can dictate the appropriate laboratory evaluation as to the etiology of the peripheral neuropathy.
  3. Review the electrodiagnosis of common and uncommon entrapment neuropathies and radiculopathies and discuss their management.
  4. Recognize the diverse presentations of immune neuropathy and distinguish them from a number of untreatable neuropathies. Discuss the concept of diagnostic certainty in immune neuropathies and current treatment strategies for classic CIDP, Lewis Sumner syndrome, multifocal motor neuropathy and distal acquired demyelinating neuropathy.
  5. Discuss the symptoms of neuropathic pain, management guidelines and its practical management.
  6. Review the different clinical presentations of motor neuron disease. Discuss recent updates in clinical practice including recent quality measures Understand results of recent clinical trials and direction of ongoing studies.
  7. Summarize the evaluation and treatment of acquired muscle disorders and review auto antibodies.
  8. Review the approach to the evaluation and treatment of inherited muscle disorders.
  9. Identify new tests for diagnosing myasthenia gravis (MG) in patients who are acetylcholine receptor antibody negative. Learn new classification grading and monitoring systems for MG research studies. Discuss the use of thymectomy for the treatment of MG, new drugs for treating MG, and ongoing clinical research.

IF YOU ARE USING A MOBILE DEVICE (TABLET/CELLPHONE) YOU MUST LOGIN TO THE SYSTEM PRIOR TO REGISTERING.

Payment is required at the time of registration. Please register in advance. Fees include course materials,

breakfast, lunch, refreshments, and continuing education credit.

Physician _____________________________ $100

Non-Physician Healthcare Professional ______ $50

Residents _____________________________ $25

PAYMENT BY CHECK ONLY. PLEASE MAKE CHECK PAYABLE TO: University of Kansas Medical Center

There will be no refunds for this course.

Complete this form and mail with payment to:

University of Kansas Medical Center

Department of Continuing Education

3901 Rainbow Blvd, MS 4001

Kansas City, KS 66160

ATTN: Marla Sutton

For questions about the course please contact Marla Sutton

Richard J. Barohn, MD

Gertrude & Dewey Ziegler Professor and

Chairman of Neurology, University Distinguished

Professor & Vice Chancellor for Research

University of Kansas Medical Center

Kansas City, Kansas

Mazen M. Dimachkie, MD

Professor of Neurology

Vice Chairman for Research

Director, Neuromuscular Section

University of Kansas Medical Center

Kansas City, Kansas

Jonathan S. Katz, MD

Director, Neuromuscular Disease Clinics

Forbes Norris ALS/MDA Center

California Pacific Medical Center

San Francisco, California

Adjunct Professor of Neurology

University of Kansas Medical Center

Todd D. Levine, MD

Co-Director of ALS Center

Phoenix Neurological Associates

Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology

University of Arizona, Phoenix, Arizona

Adjunct Professor of Neurology

University of  Kansas Medical Center

Richard J Barohn, MD
Chairman of Neurology - University of Kansas Medical Center - Kansas City, KS
Mazen Dimachkie, MD
Professor of Neurology - University of Kansas Medical Center - Kansas City, KS
Jonathan Katz, MD
Director, Neuromuscular Disorders - San Francisco, CA
Todd Levine, MD
Co-Director of ALS Center - Phoenix Neurological Associates - Phoenix, AZ

The University of Kansas Medical Center Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

All participants are required to sign attendance rosters at the beginning of the program. A certificate of completion will be provided to all activity participants based on documentation of actual attendance time, and payment in full.  If you are not paid in full your certificate will be mailed to you upon receipt of payment.

Physicians:

Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical

Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The KU Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of

6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of

their participation in the activity.

The course is supported by generous educational grants from the following:

CSL Behring

NuFactor Specialty Pharmacy

Heritage Biologics

Octopharma

Diplomat Specialty Infusion Group

Genyzme/Sanofi

Kedrion Biopharma Inc.

Grifols

Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Terumo BCT

Alnylam

Amicus

Cytokinetics

Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Inc.

Stonebridge Biopharma

Ultragenyx

The course will be held at the Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel, 300 South Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Phone: 410-962-8300.

A special room rate of $219.00 for attendees of the Neuromuscular Review Course has been established. Please call 410-347-1989 to secure this rate.


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We occasionally use mailing lists that we have leased. If you receive unwanted communication from KU Medical Center Continuing Education, it is because your name appears on a list we have acquired from another source. In this case, please accept our apologies.

NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY

The University of Kansas Medical Center prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University's programs and activities.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination polices: Natalie Holick, Director, Equal Opportunity Office, NHolick@kumc.edu, Mail Stop 2014, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711TTY

PROGRAM ACCESSIBILITY

We accommodate persons with disabilities. Please call 913-588-4488 and a KU Medical Center Continuing Education representative will be happy to discuss your needs. To ensure accommodation, please register at least two weeks before the start of the course. See the nondiscrimination policy above. The University of Kansas Medical Center is an AA/EO Title IX institution.




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The University of Kansas Medical Center prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University's programs and activities.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination polices: Natalie Holick, Director, Equal Opportunity Office, NHolick@kumc.edu, Mail Stop 2014, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711TTY