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Welcome to the video course on Neurologic Disorders.

This self-study video course will help you hone your clinical and disease management skills for patients with common and chronic Neurologic Disorders and expand your competence and confidence in diagnosing and treating  conditions such as Lumbar Puncture (Spinal Tap), Nerve and Muscle Biopsy, Autonomic Neuropathies, Horner Syndrome, Encephalitis, Locked-in Syndrome, Alzheimer Disease, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Meningiomas, and Pituitary Tumors.

This video course will also walk you through some basic concepts  on Concepts, Tests and Procedures relating to Neurologic Disorders.

Topics include:    Neurologic Examination, Brain Infections, Craniocervical Junction Abnormalities, Delirium and Dementia, Intracranial and Spinal Tumors, Meningitis, Prion Diseases, Sleep and Wakefulness Disorders etc.

Disclaimer : The content in this course is educational in nature and intended solely as general health information. It is not a recommendation for treatment or medical advice. It is not a substitute for advice from a health care provider. If you  as a patient are experiencing a medical emergency, contact your health care provider or an emergency room. 

Course Curriculum

1. Approach to the Neurologic Patient
Approach to the Neurologic Patient 01:30:00
2. Symptoms of Neurologic Disorders
Symptoms of Neurologic Disorders 01:30:00
3. Neurologic Examination
Introduction to the Neurologic Examination 01:30:00
How to Assess Mental Status 01:30:00
How to Assess the Cranial Nerves 01:30:00
How to Assess the Motor System 01:30:00
How to Assess Muscle Strength 01:30:00
How to Assess Gait, Stance, and Coordination 01:30:00
How to Assess Sensation 01:30:00
How to Assess Reflexes 01:30:00
How to Assess the Autonomic Nervous System 01:30:00
Cerebrovascular Examination 01:30:00
4. Neurologic Tests and Procedures
Computed Tomography (CT) in Neurologic Disorders 01:30:00
Electroencephalography (EEG) 01:30:00
Electromyography (EMG) and Nerve Conduction Studies 01:30:00
Lumbar Puncture (Spinal Tap) 01:30:00
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in Neurologic Disorders 01:30:00
Measurement of Evoked Responses (Potentials) 01:30:00
Nerve and Muscle Biopsy 01:30:00
Other Neurologic Imaging Studies 01:30:00
5. Autonomic Nervous System
Overview of the Autonomic Nervous System 01:30:00
Autonomic Neuropathies 01:30:00
Horner Syndrome 01:30:00
Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) 01:30:00
Pure Autonomic Failure 01:30:00
6. Brain Infections
Introduction to Brain Infections 01:30:00
Brain Abscess 01:30:00
Encephalitis 01:30:00
Rabies 01:30:00
Helminthic Brain Infections 01:30:00
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) 01:30:00
Intracranial Epidural Abscess and Subdural Empyema 01:30:00
7. Coma and Impaired Consciousness
Overview of Coma and Impaired Consciousness 01:30:00
Vegetative State and Minimally Conscious State 01:30:00
Locked-in Syndrome 01:30:00
Brain Death 01:30:00
8. Craniocervical Junction Abnormalities
Craniocervical Junction Abnormalities 01:30:00
9. Delirium and Dementia
Overview of Delirium and Dementia 01:30:00
Dementia 01:30:00
Alzheimer Disease 01:30:00
Behavioral and Psychologic Symptoms of Dementia 01:30:00
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) 01:30:00
Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) 01:30:00
HIV-Associated Dementia 01:30:00
Lewy Body Dementia and Parkinson Disease Dementia 01:30:00
Normal–Pressure Hydrocephalus 01:30:00
Vascular Dementia 01:30:00
10. Demyelinating Disorders
Overview of Demyelinating Disorders 01:30:00
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) 01:30:00
Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) 01:30:00
11. Function and Dysfunction of the Cerebral Lobes
Overview of Cerebral Function 01:30:00
Agnosia 01:30:00
Amnesias 01:30:00
Transient Global Amnesia 01:30:00
Aphasia 01:30:00
Apraxia 01:30:00
12. Headache
Approach to the Patient With Headache 01:30:00
Cluster Headache 01:30:00
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension 01:30:00
Post–Lumbar Puncture and Other Low–Pressure Headaches 01:30:00
Tension-Type Headache 01:30:00
13. Intracranial and Spinal Tumors
Overview of Intracranial Tumors 01:30:00
Gliomas 01:30:00
Medulloblastomas 01:30:00
Meningiomas 01:30:00
Pineal Region Tumors 01:30:00
Pituitary Tumors 01:30:00
Primary Brain Lymphomas 01:30:00
Spinal Cord Tumors 01:30:00
14. Meningitis
Overview of Meningitis 01:30:00
Acute Bacterial Meningitis 01:30:00
Viral Meningitis 01:30:00
Noninfectious Meningitis 01:30:00
Recurrent Meningitis 01:30:00
Subacute and Chronic Meningitis 01:30:00
15. Movement and Cerebellar Disorders
Overview of Movement and Cerebellar Disorders 01:30:00
Chorea, Athetosis, and Hemiballismus 01:30:00
Dystonias 01:30:00
Cervical Dystonia 01:30:00
Fragile X–Associated Tremor/Ataxia Syndrome (FXTAS) 01:30:00
Huntington Disease 01:30:00
Myoclonus 01:30:00
Parkinson Disease 01:30:00
Secondary and Atypical Parkinsonism 01:30:00
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy 01:30:00
Cerebellar Disorders 01:30:00
16. Neuro-ophthalmologic and Cranial Nerve Disorders
Overview of Neuro-ophthalmologic and Cranial Nerve Disorders 01:30:00
Conjugate Gaze Palsies 01:30:00
Internuclear Ophthalmoplegia 01:30:00
Third Cranial Nerve Disorders 01:30:00
Fourth Cranial Nerve Palsy 01:30:00
Sixth Cranial Nerve Palsy 01:30:00
Trigeminal Neuralgia 01:30:00
Hemifacial Spasm 01:30:00
Facial Nerve Palsy 01:30:00
Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia 01:30:00
17. Neurotransmission
Neurotransmission 01:30:00
18. Pain
Evaluation of Pain 01:30:00
Treatment of Pain 01:30:00
Neuropathic Pain 01:30:00
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) 01:30:00
19. Peripheral Nervous System and Motor Unit Disorders
Overview of Peripheral Nervous System Disorders 01:30:00
Disorders of Neuromuscular Transmission 01:30:00
Isaacs Syndrome 01:30:00
Stiff-Person Syndrome 01:30:00
Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) 01:30:00
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) 01:30:00
Hereditary Neuropathies 01:30:00
Hereditary Motor Neuropathy With Liability to Pressure Palsies (HNPP) 01:30:00
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Other Motor Neuron Diseases (MNDs) 01:30:00
Myasthenia Gravis 01:30:00
Nerve Root Disorders 01:30:00
Herniated Nucleus Pulposus 01:30:00
Peripheral Neuropathy 01:30:00
Mononeuropathies 01:30:00
Multiple Mononeuropathy 01:30:00
Polyneuropathy 01:30:00
Brachial Plexus and Lumbosacral Plexus Disorders 01:30:00
Spinal Muscular Atrophies (SMAs) 01:30:00
Thoracic Outlet Compression Syndromes (TOS) 01:30:00
20. Prion Diseases
Overview of Prion Diseases 01:30:00
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) 01:30:00
Fatal Insomnia 01:30:00
Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker Disease (GSS) 01:30:00
Kuru 01:30:00
Prion Disease Associated With Diarrhea and Autonomic Neuropathy 01:30:00
21. Seizure Disorders
Seizure Disorders 01:30:00
Drug Treatment of Seizures 01:30:00
22. Sleep and Wakefulness Disorders
Introduction to Sleep and Wakefulness Disorders 01:30:00
Approach to the Patient With a Sleep or Wakefulness Disorder 01:30:00
Snoring 01:30:00
Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders 01:30:00
Insomnia and Excessive Daytime Sleepiness (EDS) 01:30:00
Narcolepsy 01:30:00
Idiopathic Hypersomnia 01:30:00
Parasomnias 01:30:00
Periodic Limb Movement Disorder (PLMD) and Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) 01:30:00
23. Spinal Cord Disorders
Overview of Spinal Cord Disorders 01:30:00
Acute Transverse Myelitis 01:30:00
Spinal Cord Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMs) 01:30:00
Cervical Spondylosis and Spondylotic Cervical Myelopathy 01:30:00
Hereditary Spastic Paraparesis 01:30:00
Spinal Cord Infarction 01:30:00
Spinal Cord Compression 01:30:00
Spinal Epidural Abscess 01:30:00
Spinal Subdural or Epidural Hematoma 01:30:00
Syrinx of the Spinal Cord or Brain Stem 01:30:00
Tropical Spastic Paraparesis 01:30:00
24. Stroke
Overview of Stroke 01:30:00
Ischemic Stroke 01:30:00
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) 01:30:00
Intracerebral Hemorrhage 01:30:00
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH) 01:30:00
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