About the Event
In this installment of Neurology Grand Rounds, Veda V. Vedanarayanan, M.D., presents “Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Story of a Genetics Neuromuscular.” Vedanarayanan is a professor in the Department of Neurology at Dell Medical School and director of the Pediatric Neuromuscular Disease Program at Dell Children’s Medical Center.
For more information about the event, email Bridgette Roberts.
By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:
- Describe early descriptions of clinical features and causation of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
- Discuss genetic cause and pathogenesis of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and related disorders.
- Explain the mechanism of action and rationale for use of disease modifying treatments in patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
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
Vedanarayanan, speaker for this educational activity, has no relevant relationships with ineligible companies to disclosure.
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.