About the Event
This installment of Neurology Grand Rounds features Thomas E. Scammell, M.D., presenting “Neural Mechanisms of Narcolepsy.” Scammell is a professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School.
Email Michele Davis for the Zoom information.
By the end of this event series, the audience participant should be able to:
- Discuss the basic neural circuitry that controls sleep and wakefulness.
- Increase familiarity with the clinical features and neurobiology of narcolepsy.
- Discuss current and future treatments for narcolepsy.
- 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.
Scammell has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
- Grants/Research support: Takeda, Merck
- Consultant: Consynance, Harmony Biosciences, Idorsia, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Takeda
The Neurology Grand Rounds planning committee members are William Schwartz, M.D.; Steve Roach, M.D.; Kent Ellington, M.D.; Mayur Patel, 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 internet live course 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.