Grand Rounds

Series Purpose

This series addresses new and/or developing research, technology, therapy, and practice guidelines in various areas of neurological medicine. Sessions aim to address developments in treating neurological related diseases well as practice issues identified in QA conferences. Additionally, this series is designed for Department of Neurology faculty, residents, and fellows to integrate basic science and clinical research into clinical practice.

Series Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:

  1. Summarize updates in diagnosis, treatment and research for various medical conditions
  2. Compare diagnostic and treatment options with team members.
  3. Discuss appropriate strategies to address patient or team-based issues.
Accreditation Statement


In support of improving patient care, University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

How to Claim Credit for Attendance

Your attendance at Regularly Scheduled Series (RSS) such as Grand Rounds that offer accreditation through the University of Minnesota Office of Continuing Professional Development will be recorded in the CE Portal. This is a convenient way to document your participation and maintain your continuing education and attendance records.

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Create a CE Portal Account

  1. Go to
  2. Select "Create an Account"
    • Use your UMN or primary email address and a password of your choice to set up your account.
    • Be sure to include your cell phone number as you set up your account profile, as this will allow you to simply send a text to have your attendance recorded at RSS sessions.
      • Note that your cell phone number is secure; it will not be used for any purpose other than allowing you to text your attendance.  

Once you have your account created, you will access the CE Portal by signing in with your email address and password.

Option 1: Text Message

1. Text the session's Activity ID to (833) 616-1157.

IMPORTANT - The system will only accept your request to claim credit for up to 24 hours from the end of the session.

First-Time Users

Pair your mobile number to your CE Portal account: Text your email address with which you created your CE Portal account to (833) 616-1157. You will received a text notification indicating your phone number has now been updated - this means that your CE Portal account is now paired to your mobile number.

Option 2: Online in CE Portal

  1. Sign into your CE Portal account at
  2. Click “My CE” in the top menu bar
  3. Select “Claim Credit”
  4. Enter the Activity ID number for the day's session, attest that you attended and click "Submit"

IMPORTANT - The system will only accept your request to claim credit for up to 24 hours from the end of the session.  

Option 3: CloudCME App

  1. Open the CloudCME app on your device.
  2. Select “Scan Attendance”
  3. Using the camera on your device, scan the QR code provided to you by the Department.

IMPORTANT - The system will only accept your request to claim credit for up to 24 hours from the end of the session.

First-Time Users

  1. Go to the Apple (iPhones) or Google Play (Android phones) store and search for cloudcme.
  2. Install and open the app.
  3. Enter the organization code umncpd when prompted. The app will save this code for you so that you will not have to re-enter it every time you open the app.  
  4. Click Login or Create Account if you do not already have one. (If you forgot your login, you will have the chance to reset your password after clicking that button. The app will save your user account so that you are already logged in every time you open the app.  

News & Events

Event Details

12:00PM - 1:00PM
Live Webinar

If you are not a member of the Department of Neurology and are interested in attending or speaking at this RSS, contact Kate Hanson at

Previous Grand Rounds

With permission, recordings of previous Neurology Grand Rounds may be available (no CME credit is offered for viewing recordings). Please contact for more information.