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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society
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Journal CME

Journal CME 37.09: Sensitivity of Sniffer Dogs for a Diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease: A Diagnostic Accuracy Study

Length:60 MinutesCME Credits:1Release Date:Dec 01, 2022

Experienced / IntermediateJournal CME

Program Description

The Journal CME 37.09 article provided an investigation into the sensitivity and specificity of tests using sniffer dogs to diagnose Parkinson's disease.

Topics

  • Biomarkers & Diagnostic Tools
  • Parkinson Disease/Hypokinetic Movement Disorders

Faculty

Chang-Qing Gao, MD, PhD

Course Purpose

Journal CME highlights various articles covering relevant issues, developments and research topics in the area of movement disorders. Articles are selected from Movement Disorders, the official Journal of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity learners will be able to:

  1. Evaluate the accuracy of using sniffer dogs to diagnose Parkinson’s disease
  2. Understand why the use of sniffer dogs could be beneficial in diagnosing Parkinson’s disease
  3. Assess the methods used in this study to determine accuracy of the sniffer dog diagnosis

Intended Audience

This activity is intended for clinicians, other health professionals, researchers, policy makers from throughout the world, both MDS members and non-members, who interact with patients living with Movement Disorders.

Accreditation Credit

Accreditation Statement


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Credit Designation Statement


The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society designates this education activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Method of Participation

Your chosen sessions must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit of individual sessions is not available. If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed in the Accreditation Statement, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your board requirement.

Faculty Disclosure

All individuals in control of content for this activity are required to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies (as defined by the ACCME) over the last 24 months. Disclosure information is available below. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated in advance of this program.


Vikas Kotagal: Course Director

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Veronica Santini: Reviewer

Grant: Insightec, Biogen, Roche / Genentech


Chang-Qing Gao: Author

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Shan-Ni WangAuthor

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Mei-Mei WangAuthor

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Jing-Jing LiAuthor

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Jiao-Jiao QiaoAuthor

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Juan-Juan HuangAuthor

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Xu-Xiang ZhangAuthor

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Ya-Qin XiangAuthor

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Qian XuAuthor

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Jun-Ling WangAuthor

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Zheng-Hua LiuAuthor

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Jian-Gang WangAuthor

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Zhi-Heng ChenAuthor

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Ping-An HuAuthor

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Zhi SongAuthor

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Shao-Juan GuAuthor

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Ru-Xu ZhangAuthor

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Li-Fang LeiAuthor

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Ke-Bin ZhanAuthor

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Yi-Ting LongAuthor

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Yang ZhangAuthor

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Min YeAuthor

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Zhe ZhongAuthor

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Yun-Bo LiuAuthor

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Chen ZhangAuthor

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Zheng-Ming HeAuthor

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Xiang FangAuthor

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Jian-Guo PengAuthor

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Chun-Yu WangAuthor

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Hui XuAuthor

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Bing-Hua XiaAuthor

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Lu ShenAuthor

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Bei-Sha TangAuthor

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Cui-Wei ZhengAuthor

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Ya-An LiAuthor

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Ji-Feng GuoAuthor

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Staff Disclosure

MDS staff members involved with the planning, development, and review of the content for this activity have no relevant affiliations or financial relationships to disclose.

Hardware and Software Requirements

1. Active Internet connection (DSL or Cable). Dial-up connection will have constant buffering problem.

2. Compatible with Windows PC and MAC (256 MB of RAM or higher)

3. Activity is best viewed on Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Safari 5.0 or higher and Firefox 29.0 or higher

4. Adobe Flash Player 12.0 (or higher).

5. Adobe Reader to print certificate.

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