Neurosciences Pediatric Continuing Medical Education

"Neuro Update"

Earn Pediatric CME Credit Online

The Continuing Education Department at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta is pleased to bring you an online pediatric continuing medical education (CME) opportunity. Read the three issues of Neuro Update listed in each module and complete the questionnaire at the end of each issue to earn CME credit.

In order to meet regulatory requirements that allow Children's to provide a limited amount of non-monetary compensation to physicians, we must note your participation in this online CME at a value of $10 per credit. This amount will be applied to your non-monetary compensation allowance. No action is required on your part. Thank you for your interest in the CME opportunities.

Module 5

Date of original release: May 9, 2012 Date of expiration: May 9, 2014

Estimated time to complete the activity: 1 hour

The following planner for this activity has declared no financial affiliation related to the topics of this activity: Jacqueline Kiefel, Ph.D. To earn your one CME credit, you must complete the following:

  • Fill out a registration form
  • Correctly answer at least 80 percent of the questions on each article
  • Submit a short evaluation form of the online CME module process

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be better able to:

  1. Define postconcussion symdrome.
  2. Identify the three categories of concussion.
  3. Describe how children with comorbid ADHD and epilepsy differ from community samples of children with ADHD.
  4. Classify the deficit areas that children with remitted seizures present.
  5. Explain the Executive Control System as it relates to cognitive functions.
  6. Identify medication efficacy as it relates to areas of the brain.  


The following authors and contributors have declared no financial affiliation related to the topics of this activity:  Andrew Reisner, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.; Natalie Tillman, R.N., B.S.N.; Linda Cole, R.N.; Elizabeth Atkins, R.N.; Greg Pereira, R.N., B.S.N., M.B.A., Mary Thacher, R.N., MSN, CE, Gina Christopher, Ph.D. and Jacqueline Kiefel Ph.D., and Kristine Whigham, Psy.D.

CME Articles:

Module 5 CME Tests
(Click link above and take all three tests to receive CME credit)

Continuing Medical Education Credit

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to offer continuing medical education to physicians. 

Children’s designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Intended Audience

Physicians and other healthcare professionals who provide care to infants and children.


Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta resolves to ensure that its’ educational mission, and particularly it’s continuing medical education programs, are not influenced by the special interests of any corporation or individual associated with its programs.While having a financial interest or professional affiliation with a corporation does not necessarily influence a speaker’s presentation, the standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education require that this relationship be disclosed to the audience.

All authors for these Journal modules have declared that they have no financial affiliation related to the topics of this activity.

This educational activity does not necessarily reflect the views, opinions, policies, or procedures of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, its staff or representatives.Children's cannot and does not assume any responsibility for the use, misuse, or misapplication of any information provided.

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