About the Event
In this installment of Neurology Grand Rounds, John Jefferson, M.D., presents “CNS Thiamine Deficiency Case Discussion and Review of the Reversible Biochemical Lesion.” Jefferson is an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at Dell Medical School.
For more information email Bridgette Roberts.
By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:
- Identify the clinical signs of Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome
- Discuss the rationale behind giving thiamine before glucose
- Describethe MRI findings of Wernicke encephalopathy
- Identify clinical signs and MRIfindings of Marchiafava-Bignami disease
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
Jefferson, speaker for this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
William Schwartz, M.D.; Steve Roach, M.D.; Kent Ellington, M.D.; Emily Ramirez, D.O.; Mary Kelley, D.O.; Bridgette Roberts; and Jason Camarillo, planners of this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
The CME Advisory Committee, reviewers of this educational activity, have no relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.
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 internet live course for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.