Pediatric Autoimmune CNS Disorders Evaluation

External Event - 27th May 2020

May 27, 2020, 7-8 pm UK time (BST) (1pm-2pm CT)


May 28, 2020, 1-2 pm UK time (BST) (7am-8am CT)

Free for all participants.


CNS autoimmunity is increasingly recognized in children. This “Specialty Testing” webinar will address the clinical presentations, evaluation (including diagnostic antibody testing), and treatment of autoimmune pediatric CNS disorders, including encephalitides and myelopathies.


Andrew McKeon, M.D., M.B., B.Ch.
Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and Neurology
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize key clinical features of pediatric CNS autoimmune disorders.
  • Identify appropriate diagnostic modalities.
  • Interpret diagnostic antibody test results in children.
  • Identify appropriate treatments.

Intended Audience

This webinar is designed for any provider who sees patients with neurologic diseases (e.g., neurologists, psychiatrists, and primary care physicians, including internists and family care practitioners) as well as pathologists, laboratory directors, and laboratory send-out coordinators.


The following types of credit are offered for this event:
State of California
State of Florida

Level of instruction for this program is advanced.

To obtain credit:

  1. Register for and participate in the program.
  2. Complete the evaluation that will be sent to you after the program.
  3. Generate and print your certificate(s).

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