7th Annual Neurology Update for Primary Care

7th Annual Neurology Update for Primary Care
Friday, November 16, 2018 - 7:15am - 4:15pm

Neurology has witnessed major advances in the management of Neurological Disorders in the last decade. Thus, with this plethora of new information, it is vital to be informed and use the most recent guidelines to provide our patients with the most optimal care. ‘Neurology Update for Primary Care’ will provide Primary Care Professionals with practical patient management approaches to common neurological disorders. The emphasis will be in aligning physician and other healthcare professionals’ behavior with current guidelines and evidence based medicine.

Designed For

Primary Care Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Pharmacists, Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Physical and 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
Creighton University Office of 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 on progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) pathology and the technical advances in imaging
  • 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
  • Review rationale and clinical literature addressing more precise diagnosis of type of dementia, discuss common neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia and evidence-based non-pharmacological interventions, and describe practical strategies for assessment of decision-making capacity
  • 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 and Visit Exhibits

7:45 a.m
Welcome and Program Overview

Sanjay P. Singh, MD, FAAN
Laeth S. Nasir, MBBS

8 a.m.
Interventional Stroke Treatment

Vishal B. Jani, MD

8:30 a.m.
Stroke Update

Prasanna Tadi, MD

9 a.m.
Multiple Sclerosis Update

Luka Vlahovic, MD

9:30 a.m.
Break and Visit Exhibits

9:45 a.m.
Considerations for Treatment of Alzheimer’s Dementia

Michele A. Faulkner, PharmD, FASHP

10:15 a.m.
Practical Matters in the Care of a Person with Dementia

Deborah S. Hoffnung, PhD, ABPP-CN

10:45 a.m.
Syncope

Sanjay P. Singh, MD, FAAN

11:15 a.m
Ask The Experts Panel

Moderator: Laeth S. Nasir, MBBS 
Michele A. Faulkner, PharmD, FASHP
Deborah S. Hoffnung, PhD, ABPP-CN
Vishal B. Jani, MD
Sanjay P. Singh, MD, FAAN
Prasanna Tadi, MD
Luka Vlahovic, MD

11:45 a.m.
Lunch

12:45 p.m.
Epilepsy Update

Rammohan R. Sankaraneni, MD

1:15 p.m.
Migraine Update

Karen L. Bremer, MD

1:45 p.m.
Break and Visit Exhibits

2 p.m.
Parkinson’s Update

Melinda Burnett, MD

2:30 p.m.
Neuro Rehab

Aishwarya Patil, MD

3 p.m.
Brain and 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
Melinda Burnett, MD
Aishwarya Patil, MD
Rammohan R. Sankaraneni, MD
Sanjay P. Singh, MD, FAAN

4:15 p.m.
Evaluation and 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 the 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 the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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).  7th Annual Neurology Update for Primary Care is accredited for 7 hours for completion of all CE Sessions.  7th Annual Neurology Update for Primary Care is a knowledge-based activity.

AAFP
This Live Activity, 7th Annual Neurology Update for Primary Care, with a beginning date of 11/16/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6.75 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

EMS
This educational activity has been approved for up to _ continuing education hours for all levels of EMS personnel through Creighton University.

Physical Therapy
The 7th Annual Neurology Update for Primary Care has been approved for .7 Continuing Education Units (corresponding to 7.0 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 their 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.

Registration

Physicians: $100
Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists: $75
Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Speech Pathologists, and Public Health: $50
Fellows, Residents, and Full-Time Students: $25

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