On-Demand - Evidence-based Treatment of Tourette Syndrome
Program Release: June 1, 2020
Expiration Date: June 4, 2022
Estimated time to complete: 60 Minutes
There are no prerequisites for participation.
Tamara Pringsheim, MD, MSc
Associate Professor of Neurology
Hotchkiss Brain Institute at University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
New treatment guidelines for Tourette Syndrome were recently released by the American Academy of Neurology (May 2019). This webinar is being held to update medical providers with the most recent recommendations and strategies on how to best treat patients with TS and Tic Disorders. Medications have typically been used to treat TS and its co-occurring conditions, however there is no pharmacological treatment that works for everyone.
Primary care physicians, physician specialists, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, psychologists, physician assistants, social workers, medical students, residents, fellows and other allied healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients affected by Tourette Syndrome.
After participating in this enduring activity, the participant should be better able to:
- Review evidence-based recommendations on the assessment and management of individuals with Tourette syndrome
- Discuss how to safely prescribe and monitor treatment response
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION AND HOW TO RECEIVE CME CREDIT
There are no fees for participating in and receiving credit for this activity.
- Review the activity objectives, faculty information, and CME information prior to participating in the activity.
- View the CME presentations
- Complete the CME activity evaluation at the conclusion of the activity, select desired credit type and then gain immediate access to your certificate.
In accordance with the disclosure policy of the Brown University CME Office as well as standards set forth by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), speakers have been asked to disclose any relevant financial relationship with the manufacturers of any commercial products and/or provider of commercial services discussed in any educational presentation and with any commercial supporters or exhibitors of this activity.
The intent of this policy is not to prevent a speaker with a potential conflict of interest from making a presentation but to identified openly so that the listener may form his/her own opinion. Any potential conflicts of interest have been resolved prior to this presentation.
This activity may include discussion of off-label or investigative drugs uses. Speakers are aware that it is their responsibility to disclose to the audience this information. Individual Faculty Disclosure information may be found in the conference handouts.
The following speakers and planning committee members* have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships:
Tamara Pringsheim, MD, MSc
Diana Shineman, PhD*
Angela Sullivan, MPH*
Chelsea Tollner, MPH*
Disclaimer: This educational program is designed to present scientific information and opinion to Health professionals, to stimulate thought, and further investigation.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the Tourette Association of Amercia. The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Physician Assistants & Nurse Practitioners: Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for 1.0 hours AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.00 AttendanceParticipants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.