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The Neurology of Fatigue

Location: Health Learning Building Room 5.201

Address: 1501 Red River St., Austin, Texas 78701 | View Map »

Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Time: 7:30–8:30 a.m.

Contact: Michele Davis

About the Event

Join us for the next installment of Neurology Grand Rounds, featuring David Raizen, M.D., Ph.D., on the neurology of fatigue. Raizen is an associate professor of neurology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Recall the definition of fatigue and sleepiness in the setting of illness;
  • Describe the impact of fatigue on quality of life.;
  • Identify the prevalence of fatigue in our society;
  • Discuss approaches using invertebrate species to understand the mechanism of fatigue.

Target Audience

  • Primary: Neurologists, neuroscientists, nurses, residents, medical students
  • Secondary: Other health care professionals

Attributes/Competencies

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.

Raizen 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.

Accreditation Statement:

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.