Autoimmune Myelopathy

Expiration date: August 22, 2021

Overview

This specialty webinar describes the clinical, radiologic, and serologic characteristics of autoimmune myelopathies and their mimics.

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Presenter

Eoin Flanagan, M.B., B.Ch.
Associate Professor of Neurology
Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and Neurology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss neural antibodies and their association with myelopathy.
  • Identify MRI patterns that associate with the different types of myelopathy.
  • Describe the differential diagnosis of autoimmune myelopathy.

Intended Audience

This webinar is designed for any provider who sees patients with neurologic diseases (e.g., neurologists, psychiatrists, and primary care physicians, including internists and family care practitioners) as well as pathologists, laboratory directors, and laboratory send-out coordinators.

Credit

The following types of credit are offered for this event:
ASCLS P.A.C.E.®
State of California
State of Florida

Level of instruction for this program is intermediate.

To obtain credit:

  1. Watch the video.
  2. Complete the posttest and evaluation that launches immediately following the video.
  3. Generate and print your certificate(s).

ASCLS P.A.C.E.®

Mayo Clinic Laboratories is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® program. This program has been approved for a maximum of 1.0 P.A.C.E.® contact hour. 

State of California

Mayo Clinic Laboratories is approved as a Continuing Education Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences for the State of California. This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.

State of Florida

Mayo Clinic Laboratories is approved as a Continuing Education Accrediting Agency for the Clinical Laboratory Sciences for the State of Florida. Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel has designated this program for General credit. This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hour.

Faculty Disclosure

Course director(s), planning committee, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty members also will disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentations. Disclosure of this information will be published in course materials so those participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the presentations.

Additional Resources

Autoimmune Neurology Brochure

Autoimmune Myelopathy Evaluation [A Test in Focus]

MCL Education

MCL Education

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