Comprehensive Review of Neurology

Oakstone Board Review

Prep for board exams with this comprehensive neurology review. This course is designed to improve the assessment and care of patients with neurological disorders. Ideal for MOC.

If your primary viewing mode will be on a computer or tablet, we recommend the Online Video package. In addition to online access, you will receive a USB with MP4 files. Use the USB to watch offline or import into iTunes and other media players and then synch to your mobile device, laptop or desktop. Plus you save $130 including standard shipping charges vs the DVD package.

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Explore Key Topics in Neurology

Comprehensive Review of Neurology consists of 44 lectures with accompanying study materials covering the full spectrum of modern clinical neurology. This CME course is designed to improve the assessment and care of patients with neurological disorders and to keep neurologists on top of a rapidly evolving specialty. The lectures are presented by an acclaimed group of teachers and practitioners led by Course Director Martin A. Samuels, MD, an internationally recognized clinical neurologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

This board review course looks at a wide range of key topics in neurology to help you stay updated. Comprehensive Review of Neurology includes case-based lectures on topics like neurologic investigations, sensory complaints, epilepsy, coma and disorders of consciousness, etc. It will help you to:

  • Perform a thorough history and neurological exam in order to recognize common and uncommon neurological diseases
  • Assess relevant treatment options and the need for referral to a subspecialist neurologist or specialist in another field
  • Determine which patient complaints require further imaging
  • Predict and manage patient expectations regarding treatment options, outcomes, and prognosis

Expand Your Skills

Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, this course features unbiased content so that you may confidently incorporate the latest guidelines and therapeutic options into your practice. A clinically based review, it provides 43 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

View our full list of Topics/Speakers, Faculty, Accreditation and Media Format information.

Neurologic Investigations

  • What’s New in Neurodegenerative Disease Neuropathology - Matthew P. Frosch, MD, PhD
  • What’s New in Brain Tumor Pathology - Matthew P. Frosch, MD, PhD
  • Neuropathology: Peripheral Nervous System - Rebecca D. Folkerth, MD
  • Neuroimaging in Clinical Neurology - Joshua P. Klein, MD, PhD

Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology

  • Evaluation of Dementia - Kirk R. Daffner, MD
  • Alzheimer Disease - Reisa A. Sperling, MD
  • Rapidly Progressive Dementias and Encephalopathies - Michael D. Geschwind, MD, PhD

Sensory Complaints

  • Headache - Rebecca C. Burch, MD
  • Fatigue - Thomas B. Sabin, MD

Movement Disorders

  • Parkinson Disease: Medical Treatment - Lewis R. Sudarsky, MD
  • Parkinson Disease: Surgical Treatment - Michael T. Hayes, MD
  • Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders - Edison K. Miyawaki, MD
  • Psychogenic Movement Disorders - Mark Hallett, MD
  • Ataxia, Atypical Parkinsonism, and Multiple System Atrophy - Vikram Khurana, MD, PhD

Stroke

  • Prevention of Stroke - Steven K. Feske, MD
  • Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke - Galen V. Henderson, MD
  • Management of Hemorrhagic Stroke - Matthew B. Bevers, MD, PhD

Neurointensive Care

  • Principles of Neurointensive Care - Eelco F.M. Wijdicks, MD, PhD

Neuromuscular Disorders

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Motor Neuropathies - Jeremy M. Shefner, MD, PhD
  • Peripheral Neuropathies - Thomas I. Cochrane, MD, MBA
  • Entrapment Neuropathies - David C. Preston, MD
  • Myopathies and Neuromuscular Junction Disorders - Robert M. Pascuzzi, MD

Multiple Sclerosis

  • Multiple Sclerosis - James M. Stankiewicz, MD

Sleep Disorders

  • Sleep Disorders - Michael H. Silber, MB, ChB

Epilepsy

  • Medical Treatment of Epilepsy - Gregory D. Cascino, MD, FAAN, FANA, FACNS, FAES
  • Non-Pharmacologic Treatments for Epilepsy - Ellen J. Bubrick, MD
  • Status Epilepticus - Jong Woo Lee, MD, PhD
  • Sudden Unexplained/Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) - Lawrence J. Hirsch, MD
  • Critical Care EEG Monitoring - Lawrence J. Hirsch, MD

Neuro-Ophthalmology

  • Disorders of Vision - Robert M. Mallery, MD
  • Disorders of Eye Movements, Pupils, and Lids - Sashank Prasad, MD

Neuro-Otology

  • Dizziness and Balance - Gregory T. Whitman, MD

Spinal Cord Disorders

  • Myelopathies - Shamik Bhattacharyya, MD

Pain

  • Pain - Brian J. Wainger, MD, PhD

Neurology of Systemic Diseases

  • Autoimmune and Paraneoplastic Neurological Syndromes - Henrikas Vaitkevicius, MD
  • Principles and Practice of Hospital Neurology - Joshua P. Klein, MD, PhD
  • Neurocardiology - Martin A. Samuels, MD

Cancer Neurology

  • Primary Brain Tumors - Lakshmi Nayak, MD
  • Neurological Aspects of Systemic Cancer - Amy A. Pruitt, MD

Miscellaneous

  • Neurological Infectious Diseases - Karen L. Roos, MD
  • Coma and Disorders of Consciousness - Martin A. Samuels, MD
  • Autonomic Neurology - Peter Novak, MD, PhD
  • Neurotoxicology - Michael Ganetsky, MD, FACEP, FACMT
  • Palliative Care of the Neurological Patient - Kate Brizzi, MD
  • Women’s Neurology - Mary Angela O’Neal, MD
  • Concussion - William J. Mullally, MD
  • Neuromuscular Ultrasound - David C. Preston, MD

Course Director

Martin A. Samuels, MD

  • Chairman, Department of Neurology
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Miriam Sydney Joseph Professor of Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Speakers

Matthew B. Bevers, MD, PhD

  • Instructor in Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Neurologist
  • Divisions of Stroke, Cerebrovascular, and Critical Care Neurology
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Shamik Bhattacharyya, MD

  • Associate Neurologist
  • Department of Neurology
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Instructor in Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Kate Brizzi, MD

  • Assistant in Neurology
  • Assistant in Medicine in Palliative Care
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Ellen J. Bubrick, MD

  • Division of Epilepsy
  • Department of Neurology
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Rebecca C. Burch, MD

  • Instructor in Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Assistant Neurologist
  • Department of Neurology
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Staff Neurologist
  • John R. Graham Headache Center
  • Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Gregory D. Cascino, MD, FAAN, FANA, FACNS, FAES

  • Whitney MacMillan, Jr. Professor of Neuroscience
  • Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  • Enterprise Director of Epilepsy
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Rochester, MN

Thomas I. Cochrane, MD, MBA

  • Associate Neurologist
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Kirk R. Daffner, MD

  • Chief, Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology
  • Stephen Muss Clinical Director of the Alzheimer Center
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • J. David and Virginia Wimberly Professor of Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Steven K. Feske, MD

  • Associate Professor of Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Chief, Cerebrovascular Division
  • Department of Neurology
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Rebecca D. Folkerth, MD

  • New York City Office of the Chief Medical Examiner and
  • New York University Department of Forensic Medicine
  • New York, NY

Matthew P. Frosch, MD, PhD

  • Lawrence J. Henderson Associate Professor of Pathology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, C.S. Kubik Laboratory for Neuropathology
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Michael Ganetsky, MD, FACEP, FACMT

  • Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Core Medical Toxicology Faculty
  • Harvard Medical Toxicology Fellowship
  • MA/RI Poison Control Center
  • Director, Division of Medical Toxicology
  • Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Boston, MA

Michael D. Geschwind, MD, PhD

  • Professor of Neurology
  • Michael J. Homer Chair in Neurology
  • University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine
  • San Francisco, CA

Mark Hallett, MD

  • Chief, Medical Neurology Branch and Human Motor Control Section
  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
  • National Institutes of Health
  • Bethesda, MD

Michael T. Hayes, MD

  • Vice Chair of Community Neurology
  • Neurologic Director
  • Functional Neurosurgery Program for Movement Disorders
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA
  • Chief of Neurology
  • South Shore Hospital
  • South Weymouth, MA

Galen V. Henderson, MD

  • Director of Neurocritical Care
  • Department of Neurology
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Lawrence J. Hirsch, MD

  • Professor of Neurology
  • Chief, Division of Epilepsy and EEG
  • Co-Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center
  • Co-Director, Critical Care EEG
  • Yale University School of Medicine
  • New Haven, CT

Vikram Khurana, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Associate Neurologist
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Joshua P. Klein, MD, PhD

  • Chief, Division of Hospital Neurology, Department of Neurology
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Jong Woo Lee, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Neurology
  • The Edward B. Bromfield Epilepsy Program
  • Department of Neurology
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

 

Robert M. Mallery, MD

  • Associate Neurologist
  • Division of Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Department of Neurology
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Instructor in Neurology and Ophthalmology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Edison K. Miyawaki, MD

  • Associate Neurologist
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

William J. Mullally, MD

  • Director of Sports Neurology
  • Department of Neurology
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Associate Chief of Clinical Neurology
  • Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Lakshmi Nayak, MD

  • Neuro-Oncologist
  • Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Peter Novak, MD, PhD

  • Division Chief, Autonomic Neurology
  • Director, Autonomic Laboratory
  • Department of Neurology
  • Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Mary Angela O’Neal, MD

  • Director of Women’s Neurology
  • Clinical Director of the Neurosciences
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Robert M. Pascuzzi, MD

  • Professor and Chairman
  • Department of Neurology
  • Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Indianapolis, IN

Sashank Prasad, MD

  • Associate Professor of Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Chief, Division of Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Department of Neurology
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

David C. Preston, MD

  • Professor of Neurology
  • Vice Chairman, Program Director
  • University Hospitals of Cleveland Medical Center
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Cleveland, OH

Amy A. Pruitt, MD

  • Professor of Neurology
  • Vice Chair for Education
  • Department of Neurology
  • University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
  • Philadelphia, PA

Karen L. Roos, MD

  • John and Nancy Nelson
  • Professor of Neurology
  • Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Indianapolis, IN

Thomas D. Sabin, MD

  • Professor and Vice-Chair
  • Department of Neurology
  • Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Boston, MA

Jeremy M. Shefner, MD, PhD

  • Kemper and Ethel Marley Professor and Chair of Neurology
  • Barrow Neurological Institute
  • Executive Chair of Neurology
  • University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix
  • Phoenix, AZ

Michael H. Silber, MB, ChB

  • Professor of Neurology
  • Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  • Rochester, MN

Reisa A. Sperling, MD

  • Professor of Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Director, Center of Alzheimer Research and Treatment
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Director, Neuroimaging for the Massachusetts
  • Alzheimer Disease Research Center
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Boston, MA

James M. Stankiewicz, MD

  • Clinical Director, Partners Multiple Sclerosis Center
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Lewis R. Sudarsky, MD

  • Director, Parkinson’s and Movement Disorder Program
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Henrikas Vaitkevicius, MD

  • Neurocritical Care Unit
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Instructor in Neurology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Brian J. Wainger, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology and Anesthesia,
  • Critical Care and Pain Medicine
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Boston, MA

Gregory T. Whitman, MD

  • Instructor in Otolaryngology
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Otoneurologist, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Boston, MA

Eelco F.M. Wijdicks, MD, PhD

  • Professor of Neurology
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Rochester, MN

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Designation

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 43.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Original Release: June 15, 2017
Date Credits Expire: June 15, 2020
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™ and Contact Hours: 43

CME credit is obtained upon successful completion of an online activity post-test and evaluation.

The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology has reviewed Comprehensive Review of Neurology and has approved this program as part of a comprehensive CME program, which is mandated by the ABMS as a necessary component of maintenance of certification.

Unique Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this CME activity, you will be better able to:

  • Perform a thorough history taking and neurologic exam in order to recognize and evaluate common and uncommon neurologic symptoms and complaints
  • Distinguish between those patient complaints that require further imaging and those that do not
  • Identify appropriate and relevant treatments and the subsequent outcomes
  • Evaluate the necessity for referral of the neurologic patient to a subspecialist neurologist or a specialist in another field
  • Manage patient expectations regarding disease course, treatment results, and prognosis
  • Differentiate between medical treatment and surgical management of such disorders as epilepsy and Parkinson disease
  • Differentiate between a primary neurologic disorder and a neurologic problem caused by a systemic disorder

Intended Audience

This educational activity was designed for Neurologists, Neurology Residents, Neurology Fellows and Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners working in Neurology practices.