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Learning Objectives

CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology: August 2013 - Volume 19 - Issue 4, Multiple Sclerosis - p 891
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000433296.53586.42
Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this CONTINUUM Multiple Sclerosis issue, participants will be able to:

  • ▸ Summarize the pathologic features of multiple sclerosis (MS) and other inflammatory demyelinating diseases
  • ▸ Defi ne the revised 2010 international criteria for diagnosis of MS
  • ▸ Apply current clinical criteria to the clinical evaluation of acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, transverse myelitis, and neuromyelitis optica
  • ▸ Discuss the indications and side effects of the current and most imminent therapies for MS
  • ▸ Recognize the impact of transient events as a component of MS (eg, epilepsy, sleep disorders, paroxysmal tonic spasms)
  • ▸ Explain recent developments regarding the impact, outcome measures, and management of gait disorders in MS
  • ▸ Describe recent advances in the recognition, diagnosis, and management of monophasic and chronic demyelinating disorders in children
  • ▸ Evaluate patients with MS for important comorbidities that may affect both general and MS-specific health
  • ▸ Summarize current and emerging imaging techniques in the diagnosis and treatment of MS
  • ▸ Discuss neuro-ophthalmologic issues in MS and related disorders
  • ▸ Apply risk mitigation strategies to personalized disease management in MS
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Core Competencies

The CONTINUUM Multiple Sclerosis issue covers the following core competencies:

  • ▸ Patient Care
  • ▸ Medical Knowledge
  • ▸ Practice-Based Learning and Improvement
  • ▸ Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • ▸ Professionalism
  • ▸ Systems-Based Practice
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