Overview

This two-and-a-half day course will focus on the practical approach to electromyography in the diagnosis and management of neuromuscular disorders. Lectures will cover the clinical and neurophysiologic assessments of compression neuropathies, radiculopathies, plexopathies, various types of generalized neuropathies, neuromuscular junction disorders, myopathies, as well as the fundamentals of nerve conduction studies and needle electromyography and ultrasonographic evaluation of carpal tunnel syndrome and ulnar neuropathy. 

 

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Speakers

Howard Sander, MD



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Michelle Kaku, MD



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Janice Wiesman, MD, FAAN



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Samuel Frank, MD



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David Chad, MD



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Thomas Brannagan III, MD



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Peter Siao, MD



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Daniel Menkes, MD



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Michael Cartwright, MD, DS



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Johnny Salameh, MD, FANA



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Accreditation

Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognizes live conferences or live courses held outside of Canada can be reported as accredited group learning activities under Section 1 of the MOC Program if they are developed by a university, academy, college, academic institution or physician organization.

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 22.50 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

 

Planning Committee

Peter Siao, MD (Course Director)
Director, Neuromuscular Unit and
Electromyography Laboratory
Associate Professor of Neurology
Boston University School of Medicine