About the Event
Join us for the next installment of Neurology Grand Rounds, featuring Yessar Hussain, M.D., on advances in the management of hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis (hATTR). Hussain is an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology.
By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:
- Identify types of amyloidosis that could cause peripheral neuropathy;
- Describe early recognition and diagnosis of HaTTR;
- Recall current therapy of HaTTR.
- Primary: Neurologists, neuroscientists, nurses, residents, medical students
- Secondary: Other health care professionals
This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:
- ACGME: Patient care and procedural skills; medical knowledge; practice-based learning and improvement; interpersonal and communication skills; professionalism; and systems-based practice.
- IOM: Provide patient-centered care; work in interdisciplinary teams; employ evidence-based practice; apply quality improvement; and utilize informatics.
- IECC: Values/ethics for interprofessional practice; roles/responsibility; interprofessional communication; teams and teamwork.
Hussain has no relevant financial relationships to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.
The Neurology Grand Rounds planning committee members are William Schwartz, M.D.; Steve Roach, M.D.; Kent Ellington, M.D.; Michele Davis; and Jason Camarillo. The members of the planning committee report no financial relationships to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.