6th Annual Neurology Update for Primary Care

6th Annual Neurology Update for Primary Care

  Designed For:   Primary Care Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Pharmacists, Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Public Health Professionals, Fellows, Residents, Students, and Other Interested Health Care Providers

  Jointly Provided By:  
Creighton University School of Medicine Department of Neurology
Health Sciences Continuing Education
CHI Health

  Purpose:   The conference will provide practitioners with the most recent advances and information that will enhance knowledge, skills and performance in the evaluation and treatment of neurological disorders.

  Objectives:  

  • Distinguish the clinical manifestations, specific tests and evaluation of the patient presenting with weakness
  • Describe pathophysiologic mechanisms of acute stroke and discuss new interventional treatments
  • Discuss the guidelines for the prevention of stroke and provide comprehensive and evidence-based recommendations in stroke prevention
  • Analyze emerging research and technical advances on the pathogenesis and treatment of immune mediated neurological disorders including multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Discuss the latest information regarding the pharmacologic treatment of Parkinson’s Disease
  • Discuss, question and examine key developments and current controversies regarding the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders
  • Examine the new classification of seizures and how separating seizures into different types helps guide further testing, treatment, and prognosis of epilepsy
  • Define the diagnostic criteria for migraine headaches and current recommendations for management and treatment options
  • Review evidence-based interventions that improve quality of life for individuals with dementia and describe innovative ongoing clinical trials designed to improve or maintain quality of life for individuals with mild to moderate memory problems
  • Describe the clinical manifestations and diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders and how neurological rehabilitation can improve function and well-being of patients with disorders of the nervous system
  • Identify the latest neuroscientific breakthroughs and advances in understanding the human mind and brain

 

  Schedule:  

  7:15 a.m.   Registration, Continental Breakfast & Visit Exhibits

  7:45 a.m.   Welcome and Program Overview
Sanjay P. Singh, MD, FAAN
Laeth S. Nasir, MBBS

  8:00 a.m.   Clinical Approach to Weakness
Sanjay P. Singh, MD, FAAN

  8:45 a.m.   Acute Stroke Treatment
Vishal B. Jani, MD

  9:15 a.m.   Stroke Prevention Update
Prasanna Tadi, MD

  9:45 a.m.   Break & Visit Exhibits

  10:00 a.m.   Neuroimmunology Update
Luka Vlahovic, MD

  10:30 a.m.   Initiation & Escalation of Drug Therapy for Parkinson's Disease
Michelle A. Faulkner, PharmD

  11:00 a.m.   Ask the Experts Panel
  MODERATOR:   Laeth S. Nasir, MBBS
Michelle A. Faulkner, PharmD
Vishal B. Jani, MD
Sanjay P. Singh, MD, FAAN
Prasanna Tadi, MD
Luka Vlahovic, MD

  11:45 a.m.   Lunch and Visit Exhibits

  12:45 p.m   .  Epilepsy  Update
Rammohan R. Sankaraneni, MD

 1:15 p.m.  Headache Update
Karen L. Bremer, MD

 1:45 p.m.  Break and Visit Exhibits

 2:00 p.m.  Dementia Update
Sanjay P. Singh, MD, FAAN

 2:30 p.m.  Neuromuscular Disorders
Sanjay P. Singh, MD, FAAN

 3:00 p.m.  Brain & Mind - Recent Discoveries
Sanjay P. Singh, MD, FAAN

 3:30 p.m.  Ask the Experts Panel
MODERATOR: Laeth S. Nasir, MBBS
Karen L. Bremer, MD
Deborah S. Hoffnung, PhD, ABPP-CN
Dharani Mudugal, MD
Rammohan R. Sankaraneni, MD
Sanjay P. Singh, MD, FAAN

 4:15 p.m.  Evaluation & Adjournment

 Education Credit: 

 Category 1 
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA accepts AMA category 1 credit for the PRA from organizations accredited by ACCME.

 Nurse CE 
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 7.0 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 Nurses licensed in Iowa and California:  This activity was planned and developed in accordance with the continuing education standards of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The Iowa Board of Nursing and the California Board of Nursing will honor ANCC continuing education credits for face-to-face programs held outside Iowa and California, or for ANCC-approved online-recorded courses taken in a self-study format.

 Pharmacy 
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education (CPE). The 6th Annual Neurology Update for Primary Care is accredited for 7.0 hours for completion of all CE Sessions on November 10, 2017. The 6th Annual Neurology Update for Primary Care is a knowledge-based activity.

 AAFP 
Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Determination of credit is pending.

 EMS 
Educational hours for all levels of EMS Personnel have been applied for through Creighton University and are pending.

 Physical Therapy 
This course is approved for .7 Continuing Education Units (corresponding to 7 contact hours) by the Continuing Education Committee of the Nebraska Chapter, American Physical Therapy Association.

Occupational Therapy 
The Board of Occupational Therapy Practice does not pre-approve continuing education course offerings, but will accept a continuing education activity when they are planned and conducted for occupational therapists and the continuing education activity relates to the practice of occupational therapy. Each professional is responsible for his or her own certification.

 Speech Pathology 
The Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology does not pre-approve continuing education programs but will accept as continuing education for renewal, continuing education programs specified in 172 NAC 23-004.01C. It is the licensee’s responsibility to attend or participate in continuing education activities which meet the guidelines pursuant to 172 NAC 23-004.01C.

 Accreditation Statement:   In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education and CHI Health. Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) 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.

 Disclosure poli cy: It is the polic y of Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. All faculty participating in this activity are expected to disclose to the audience any significant financial interest or other relationship he/she has with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) discussed in an educational presentation.

Date(s)
  • Friday, November 10, 2017
Credits 7.00
Cost
Address Hilton Omaha
1001 Cass Street
Omaha, NE
Profession Medicine, Pharmacy and Health Professions, Nursing, Other
Format Conference
Providing Group(s)
  • Creighton University School of Medicine
  • Department of Neurology
  • Health Sciences Continuing Education
  • CHI Health
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