UCLA Review of Clinical Neurology

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Clinical Update

This comprehensive, practical review is designed to strengthen proficiency in diagnosing and treating core neurological diseases.

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

UCLA Review of Clinical Neurology focuses on common neurological disorders and their adept management. Led by Alon Avidan, MD, MPH, and Barbara Giesser, MD, this CME course includes case-based lectures on topics such as movement disorders, innovations in neurostimulation, critical care neurology, CNS infections, headache, dementia, multiple sclerosis, concussion and traumatic brain injury, pediatric neurology, and more. It will help you to better:

  • Utilize current evidenced-based practices to improve diagnosis and management of major disease states in neurology
  • Discuss neurologic disease utilizing a case-based approach across the age groups
  • Recognize the newest therapeutic strategies for common neurologic disorders and complaints
  • Identify, articulate and apply ethical principles to the care of patients with complex and challenging neurological disorders

Expand Your Skills

Available online or via audio MP3 CDs, UCLA Review of Clinical Neurology provides a maximum of 21.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you can expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice.

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

Quick Facts

Provider: David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Course Director:
Alon Avidan, MD, MPH
Professor of Neurology
Director, UCLA Sleep Disorders Center
UCLA Department of Neurology

Barbara Giesser, MD
Professor of Neurology
Clinical Director of UCLA MS Program
UCLA Department of Neurology

Credits: Earn a maximum of 21.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

  • Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury - Christopher Giza, MD
  • What Do General Neurologists Need to Know about Stroke - Neal M. Rao, MD
  • Innovation in Stroke Evaluation and Management - May Nour, MD, PhD
  • Using Genetics to Understand Neurologic Disorders - Brent L. Fogel, MD, PhD
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology Pearls for the Neurologist - Lynn Gordon, MD, PhD
  • Movement Disorders: Overview and Updates - Adrienne Keener, MD
  • Epilepsy 101: Updates on Classification, Diagnosis, and Management - Christopher de Giorgio, MD
  • Innovations in Neurostimulation - Nader Pouratian, MD, PhD
  • Neuroethics Cases and Discussion - Neil Wenger, MD, MPH
  • What Neurologists Need to Know About Sleep - Alon Avidan, MD, MPH
  • Headache: Diagnosis, Red Flags, Management, and Innovations - Joshua Kamins, MD
  • CNS Infections in the United States - Elyse Singer, MD
  • Practical Approaches to the Dizzy Patient - Robert Baloh, MD
  • Multiple Sclerosis: Diagnosis and Management - Callene Momtazee, MD
  • Cases in Critical Care Neurology - Navaz Karanjia, MD
  • Dementia Cases - Aaron McMurtray, MD, PhD
  • Disturbed Sleep as a Novel Risk Factor for Cognitive Decline and Alzheimer’s Disease - Bryce Mander, PhD
  • Pediatric Neurology Cases - Meeryo Choe, MD
  • Low Back Pain: When to Workup, Refer, and Operate - Langston Holly, MD
  • Neuromuscular Review - Perry Shieh, MD, PhD
  • Psychiatry for the Practicing Neurologist - Andrew Leuchter, MD
  • Neuro-Oncology Cases - Albert Lai, MD, PhD
  • Cannabis Use in Neuropsychiatric Disorders - Thomas Strouse, MD
  • Rehabilitation: Caring for Your Patient with Neurologic Disability - David N. Alexander, MD

(asterisk denotes David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA faculty member)

Course Co-Chairs

Alon Avidan, MD, MPH

  • Professor of Neurology*
  • Director, UCLA Sleep Disorders Center
  • UCLA Department of Neurology

 

Barbara Giesser, MD

  • Professor of Neurology*
  • Clinical Director of UCLA MS Program
  • UCLA Department of Neurology

Course Faculty

David N. Alexander, MD

  • Professor of Neurology*
  • Susan & David Wilstein Endowed Chair in Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Medical Director, California Rehabilitation Institute
  • UCLA Department of Neurology

Robert Baloh, MD

  • Professor of Neurology and Head and Neck Surgery*
  • Director of Neurootology
  • UCLA Department of Neurology

Meeryo Choe, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics*
  • Associate Director, UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Program
  • Brain Injury Research Center
  • Division of Neurology
  • UCLA Department of Pediatrics

Brent L. Fogel, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Neurology*
  • Director, Neurogenetics Clinic
  • UCLA Department of Neurology

Christopher de Giorgio, MD

  • Professor and Vice Chair*
  • Chief of Neurology, Olive View-UCLA Medical Center
  • UCLA Department of Neurology

Christopher Giza, MD

  • Professor of Pediatric Neurology & Neurosurgery*
  • Director, UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Program
  • Medical Director, Operation MEND-Wounded Warrior Project TBI Program
  • UCLA Department of Pediatrics

Lynn Gordon, MD, PhD

  • Professor of Ophthalmology*
  • Senior Associate Dean, Equity and Diversity Inclusion
  • UCLA Department of Ophthalmology

Langston Holly, MD

  • Professor of Neurosurgery and Orthopaedics*
  • Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs
  • UCLA Department of Neurosurgery

Joshua Kamins, MD

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology*
  • Goldberg Migraine Program
  • Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Program
  • UCLA Department of Neurology

Navaz Karanjia, MD

  • Associate Professor of Neurosciences
  • Departments of Neurosciences and Anesthesiology
  • Director, UCSD Neurocritical Care and Neuro-ICU
  • UC San Diego Health
  • San Diego, CA

Adrienne Keener, MD

  • Assistant Professor*
  • Movement Disorders Program
  • Associate Program Director, Residency Training Program
  • UCLA Department of Neurology

 

Albert Lai, MD, PhD

  • Professor*
  • UCLA Neuro-Oncology Program
  • UCLA Department of Neurology

Andrew Leuchter, MD

  • Professor of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences*
  • Director, TMS Clinical and Research Service
  • Director, Neuromodulation Division
  • UCLA Department of Psychiatry

Bryce Mander, PhD

  • Assistant Professor
  • Psychiatry & Human Behavior
  • UC Irvine School of Medicine

Aaron McMurtray, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor*
  • Medical Director for Dementia Clinics
  • UCLA Department of Neurology

Callene Momtazee, MD

  • Associate Clinical Professor*
  • UCLA Multiple Sclerosis Program
  • UCLA Department of Neurology

May Nour, MD, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology & Radiology*
  • Medical Director, Arline & Henry Gluck Mobile Stroke Rescue Program
  • UCLA Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • UCLA Division of Interventional Neuroradiology

Nader Pouratian, MD, PhD

  • Professor of Neurosurgery*
  • Vice Chair of Academic Affairs
  • UCLA Department of Neurosurgery

Neal M. Rao, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology*
  • UCLA Stroke Center
  • Director, Olive View Medical Center Stroke Program
  • UCLA Department of Neurology

Perry Shieh, MD, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Neurology*
  • UCLA Neuromuscular Program
  • UCLA Department of Neurology

Elyse Singer, MD

  • Professor of Neurology*
  • Director, UCLA Neuro-ID Program
  • UCLA Department of Neurology

Thomas Strouse, MD

  • Maddie Katz Professor*
  • Palliative Care Research and Education
  • Medical Director, RNPH
  • Vice-Chair Clinical Affairs
  • UCLA Department of Psychiatry

Neil Wenger, MD, MPH

  • Professor of Medicine*
  • Chair, Ronald Reagan-UCLA Medical Center Ethics Committee
  • UCLA Department of Medicine

Accreditation

The Office of Continuing Medical Education, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

The Office of Continuing Medical Education, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA designates this enduring material for a maximum of 21.5 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: November 30, 2019
Date of credit termination: November 29, 2022
Estimated Time to Complete this CME Program: 21.5 hours

Learning Objectives

After viewing this activity, participants will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Utilize most current evidenced-based practices to improve confidence in diagnosing and managing major disease states in neurology, including multiple sclerosis, headaches, epilepsy, CNS infections, movement disorders, dementia, sleep disorders, delirium, neuromuscular diseases, neurootology, stroke management neuroophthalmology, pain, autoimmune conditions and ethical issues in neurology
  • Discuss neurologic disease utilizing a case-based approach across the age groups from pediatrics to older age
  • Explore the utility of neurologic testing, including neuropsychiatric testing, sleep studies, imaging and neurophysiological assessments such as EEG and EMG/NVC
  • Identify the most current and appropriate therapeutic strategies for common neurologic disorders and complaints
  • Identify, articulate and apply ethical principles to the care of patients with complex and challenging neurological disorders

Target Audience

This educational activity was designed for practicing neurologists either in private, health group, and/or academic practice as well as neurology, psychiatry, neurosurgery trainees (residents, fellows). The course will also be very helpful for allied health care providers in neuroscience specialties, psychologists, physician assistants, nurses and nurse practitioners, speech pathologists and physical and occupational therapists.