Part 1 | Diagnostic, treatment & rehabilitation strategies for patients with CNS Lyme disease

0.5 CME. This course describes typical neuro-Lyme clinical presentations and discusses the mechanisms of nerve injury that are caused by Lyme disease bacteria. 


Nev Zubcevik, DO
Chief Medical Officer
Invisible International


This course describes neuro-Lyme clinical presentations and discusses the foundational treatment strategies used to get patients back to living normal lives. Based on Dr. Zubcevik’s experience as a Harvard-trained, board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, she stresses the importance of a multidisciplinary “all hands on deck” approach for these patients, many of whom have serious deficits in memory and brain functioning. She recommends that coordination of care —appointment management, home support, physician referrals, and insurance coverage—be an integral part of any treatment plan. She says that mental health support and an anti-inflammatory diet are also key to a patient’s recovery. This is part 1 in a three course series on this topic.

Learning objectives

  1. Define Central Nervous System Lyme (CNS) Disease
  2. Describe ways to initialize differential diagnosis and diagnostic tools
  3. Identify three ways of approaching rehabilitation strategies for CNS Lyme

This session, Part 1 | Diagnostic, treatment & rehabilitation strategies for patients with CNS Lyme disease, is approved for 0.5 enduring AAFP Prescribed credits.

AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1.

The AAFP has reviewed One Health Medical Education for a Changing Climate and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 01/02/2024 to 01/01/2025. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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Course Includes

  • 1 Lesson
  • 2 Quizzes
  • Course Certificate