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PESG/AffinityCE

Professional Education Services Group/AffinityCE
American Academy for Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M)

Module III: Neurology

Continuing Education Information

This continuing education activity is provided through collaboration between A4M and Professional Education Services Group/AffinityCE (PESG/ACE). This activity provides continuing education credit for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians, as well as a general participation certificate for other attendees.

Disclosures

PESG/ACE and A4M staff as well as Activity planners and reviewers have no relevant financial or non-financial interest to disclose. Faculty member Andrew Heyman has no relevant financial or non-financial interests to disclose.

Faculty member Dr. Pamela Smith discloses the following relationships: Genova Diagnostics, Speaker; Spectracell Labs, Speaker; PCCA, Speaker
Faculty member Dr. Jay Lombard discloses the following relationships: Genomind, Consultant
Faculty member Dr. Elizabeth Stuller discloses the following relationships: Amen Clinic, Consultant
Faculty member Dr. Todd LePine discloses the following relationships: Designs for Health, Consultant and Scientific Advisory Board Member; Diagnostic Solutions Laboratory, Consultant and Scientific Advisory Board Member
Faculty member Dr. Jose Enrique Colon discloses the following relationships: Spectracell Laboratories, Speaker

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the energy producing ability of the mitochondria & their role in revitalizing neurological tissue
  • Recognize common neurotransmitter imbalances & how to diagnose them
  • Discuss new treatment modalities for multiple sclerosis, stroke recovery, Parkinson's disease, ALS & Alzheimer's disease
  • Recognize the parameters within the Functional Medicine Matrix that would indicate the need for attention to neurotransmitter function & identify common antecedents, triggers & mediators when an imbalance or dysfunction is suspected
  • Identify basic neurochemistry as it relates to mood & cognition
  • Outline some of the many interactions of neurotransmitters with hormonal function & dysfunction
  • Explore cutting edge modalities in neurotransmitter and other advanced biomarker and genetic testing and understanding their functional roles in behavior and neurological conditions
  • Discuss advanced neuroendocrine immune testing methods to identify early treatment intervention, and order of treatment to optimize neurodevelopmental and neurocognitive outcome in the complicated patient
  • Identify clinical tools underlying inflammatory conditions which can result in misdiagnosis and treatment of psychiatric and neurological disorders
  • Review the basics of neuroimaging in identifying its impact on affective mood disorders and predicting potential psychopathology in the high-risk clinical patient

Physicians

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 Professional Education Services Group and A4M. Professional Education Services Group is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Professional Education Services Group designates this live CME activity for a maximum of 24.0 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

Professional Education Services Group is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). Nurse CE is provided for this program through collaboration between A4M and Professional Education Services Group (PESG). This activity provides a maximum of 24.0 contact hours of nurse CE credit.

Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

ACPE Professional Education Services Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This knowledge-based activity will provide a maximum of 24.0 contact hours for participants attending all conference CPE activities. UAN #0829-0000-18-149-L04P/T. Participant CE records will be electronically communicated to CPE Monitor. Cost for pharmacy CE activities are included in Conference registration fees.

Other Professionals:

All other health care professionals participating in this education activity may obtain a General Participation Certificate indicating their participation and the number of hours of continuing education credit. This Certificate may be used as a record of continuing education participation to meet licensing requirements. Please consult your professional licensing organization for acceptance of this CE activity.

Commercial Support:

No commercial support was provided for this activity.

Participation Costs:

The cost to participate in this CE Activity is included in the registration cost for the Conference.

CME Inquiries:

For all CME related inquiries; please contact support at ce@affinityced.com.

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