Total Credits: .5 including .5 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)
Physicians and medical professionals will review common causes of meningitis at various age groups. They will explore the various symptoms and causes of encephalitis and be able to differentiate proper treatment of CNS infections.
• Identify common causes of meningitis at various age groups
• Describe the various symptoms and causes of encephalitis
• Differentiate proper treatment of CNS infections
The Montana Osteopathic Medical Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians and designates this program for a maximum of .5 AOA Category 2-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.
The Montana Osteopathic Medical Association Education Planning Committee has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.
All grievances should be in writing and should specify the nature of the grievance. Initially, all grievances should be directed to MOMA Executive Director, who will then forward said grievance to the Education & Convention Committee. All grievances will receive an initial response in writing within 30 days of receipt. If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, then they can then submit a complaint in writing to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.
|Infectious Disease of the Nervous System (1.5 MB)||6 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Pediatric neurologist Marcus Wheeler, MD, joined Kalispell Regional Healthcare in August 2013. Dr. Wheeler practices at Montana Children’s Specialists, a department of Kalispell Regional Medical Center. He is also part of Montana Children’s and its team of more than 40 pediatric specialists. Dr. Wheeler treats a broad range of neurological conditions in children but has a special interest in epilepsy.
The native of upstate New York earned his undergraduate degree in psychology and biochemistry from Syracuse University, then his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire, where he decided to pursue training in the field of pediatric neurology. To gain a depth of training beyond the norm, he first carried out a two-year pediatric residency at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis and then another three-year pediatric neurology residency at the University of Colorado in Denver.
He received the highest academic scholarship and graduated magna cum laude from Syracuse, and further developed his expertise through research, curriculum development, and educational presentations. Dr. Wheeler is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Wheeler is a lifelong soccer player, a skier and winter sports enthusiast, an actor in theatrical and film productions, an avid reader and cook, and is proficient in German.
Dr. Marcus Wheeler discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of his presentation.