8th Annual Neurology Update for Primary Care

8th Annual Neurology Update for Primary Care
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 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


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.


  • 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
  • Recognize the various ways both patients and clinicians experience suffering in medical practice
  • 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
  • Discuss the latest information regarding the pharmacologic treatment of Parkinson’s disease
  • 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
  • Describe the latest modalities and trends in neuromuscular medicine diagnosis, treatment and management
  • Discuss the latest information regarding the pharmacologic treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Identify the latest neuroscientific breakthroughs and advances in understanding the human mind and brain


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

7:45 a.m.
Welcome and Program Overview

Sanjay P. Singh, MD, FAAN

8 a.m.
Acute Stroke Update

Vishal B. Jani, MD

8:30 a.m.
Stroke Prevention: An Update

Amna Sohail, MD

9 a.m.
Multiple Sclerosis Update

Luka Vlahovic, MD

9:30 a.m.
Break and Visit Exhibits

9:45 a.m.
Burnout in Healthcare

Deborah S. Hoffnung, PhD, ABPP-CN

10:15 a.m.
Epilepsy Update

Sanjay P. Singh, MD, FAAN

10:45 a.m.
Migraine Update

Karen L. Bremer, MD

11:15 a.m.
Ask the Experts Panel
Sanjay P. Singh, MD, FAAN
Deborah S. Hoffnung, PhD, ABPP-CN
Vishal B. Jani, MD
Amna Sohail, MD
Abhishek Lunagariya, MD
Luka Vlahovic, MD

11:45 a.m.
Lunch and Visit Exhibits

12:45 p.m.
Parkinson’s Update
Melinda S. Burnett, MD

1:15 p.m.
Neuro Rehab
Aishwarya Patil, MD

1:45 p.m.
Break and Visit Exhibits

2 p.m.
Neuromuscular Medicine
Yu-Ting Chen, MD

2:30 p.m.
Update on the Pharmacologic Approach to Restless Legs Syndrome
Michele A. Faulkner, PharmD, FASHP

3 p.m.
Break and Visit Exhibits

3:15 p.m.
Brain: New Stuff

Sanjay P. Singh, MD, FAAN

4 p.m.
Ask the Experts Panel
Sanjay P. Singh, MD, FAAN
Michele A. Faulkner, PharmD, FASHP
Karen L. Bremer, MD
Yu-Ting Chen, MD
Aishwarya Patil, MD

4:30 p.m.
Evaluation and Adjournment


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

Marriott Regency
10220 Regency Circle
Omaha, NE 68114
United States