Recognizing and Treating the Common Hispanic Mutation (CCM1)

When is a stroke not a stroke, or a tumor not a tumor? This is a distinct possibility in New Mexico, where Cerebral Cavernous Malformations (CCM1), an otherwise rare genetic disorder exhibiting symptoms similar to many ailments including strokes and brain tumors, exists among a considerable amount of the New Mexican population. This brief course guides healthcare providers to properly identify and manage the symptoms of the CCM1, so they can provide high-value patient care and avoid misdiagnosis.

Target Audience

Healthcare providers serving Hispanic patients, especially in New Mexico.

Learning Objectives

Learners will discern why CCM1 is a serious issue to check for in New Mexican patients.

Learners will determine and pursue the best options for testing and managing the symptoms and causes of Cerebral Cavernous Malformations within CCM1 patients.

Learners will understand where they can easily access the materials necessary for quick identification and treatment methods for CCM1 patients.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of New Mexico School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/08/2024
Course expires: 
01/03/2026
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Albuquerque, NM
United States

Faculty staff involved in planning this CME activity are required to disclose to CPL and to learners any relevant financial relationship(s) of the individual or spouse/partner that have occurred within the last 24 months with any commercial interest(s) whose products or services are discussed in the CME content. CPL has reviewed all disclosures.  No person involved in the creation of this enduring material activity disclosed any conflicts. 

Michael Torbey, MD, Chairman, UNM Department of Neurology

Dawn Aldridge, RN, UNM Department of Neurology

Michael Richardson, RN, UNM Department of Neurology

Gary A. Smith, PhD, UNM Office for Continuous Professional Learning

C. Carl Peterson, MEd., M.S., Office for Continuous Professional Learning

 

The University of New Mexico School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Office for Continuous Professional Learning designates this enduring materials activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Original release: 02/19/2024

Most recent review:

Termination: 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of New Mexico School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.00 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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