The Practical Neurological Toolkit: High Yield Updates for the Office and the Ward

June 4, 2021

Description

The Practical Neurological Toolkit: High Yield Updates for the Office and the Ward is a one-day program to be hosted virtually on June 4, 2021. The content is focused on common and hot topics in neuroscience, as well as identified clinical growth areas for the field. The course targets non-neurologists, from backgrounds of primary care and internal medicine and including hospitalists, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other advanced practice providers.

Pricing

MDs/Doctoral-Level Professionals
Super Early Bird Registration (on or before April 7, 2021): $250.00
Early Bird Registration (on or before May 7, 2021): $300.00
Regular Registration (after May 7, 2021): $350.00

Nurses and Advanced Practice Providers
Super Early Bird Registration (on or before April 7, 2021): $150.00
Early Bird Registration (on or before May 7, 2021): $200.00
Regular Registration (after May 7, 2021): $250.00

Scientists $225

Residents: $100

MGH Physicians $50

MGH Residents, Nurses and Advanced Practice Providers: $25

***The deeply discounted Super Early Bird Registration rate is NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE and will not be refunded under any circumstances.

Syllabus

We provide all attendees with completely free access to all slide presentations in digital PDF format prior to the conference. This is an environmentally friendly alternative and helps keep costs lower for all attendees. The e-syllabus will be available for 30 days after the conference.

Cancellation Policy

A refund minus a $100.00 administrative fee will be issued for refund requests received by May 7, 2021.  No refunds will be issued for refund requests made after May 7. Payments made may not be applied to future conferences or other educational activities.  There are no exceptions to these policies.

***The deeply discounted Super Early Bird Registration rate is NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE and will not be refunded under any circumstances.

Target Audience

This program is intended for:

  • non-neurologists from backgrounds of primary care
  • internal medicine
  • hospitalists
  • nurse practitioners
  • nurses
  • other advanced practice providers

Learning Objectives

At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

1.   Recognize the presentation, diagnosis, comorbidity, and pathophysiology of stroke along with the latest research in rapid recognition and delivery of stroke care.
2.   Review the presentation of slowly evolving (i.e. stuttering) deficits across a variety of pathophysiologies including how to differentiate them from other etiologies.
3.   Differentiate common and uncommon conditions presenting with headache.
4.   Define effective inpatient approaches for seizures, ICU monitoring, intracerebral hemorrhage, and others.
5.   Compare and contrast the differential for weakness, spells, and memory loss.
6.   Learn about breakthroughs and exciting research on the delivery of neurologic care in all settings.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    McLean Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 5.25 Nursing Contact Hours

    Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.

    This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 5.25 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.

  • 5.25 Participation

    This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.

    Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.

Course opens: 
02/01/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
06/04/2021 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
06/04/2021 - 2:00pm
Cost:
$350.00
Rating: 
0

The Practical Neurological Toolkit: High Yield Updates for the Office and the Ward

Virtual Offering

June 4th, 2021

AGENDA

 

 

08:00 – 8:10 AM                     Welcome and Opening Remarks

MGH Neuroscience Chairs

 

08:10 – 08:25 AM                  The Commonest Neurological Diagnosis: Migraines

Jennifer Cheng, N.P

 

08:25 – 08:40 AM                  Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: Not a Simple Headache

Bart Chwalisz, MD

 

08:40 – 08:55 AM                  Fall and Headache: Is this a Chronic SDH?

                                                Christopher Stapleton, MD

 

08:55 – 09:10 AM                  Concussion and Other Concerns after Mild TBI

Ross Zafonte, DO

 

09:10 – 09:25 AM                  Glial Tumors: Light at the Tunnel’s End?

Isabel Arrillaga-Romany, MD, PhD

 

 

09:25 – 09:30 AM                  Coffee Break

 

 

COVID-19 Special Focus

 

09:30 – 10:00 AM                   Pirouette, Not Pivot: Tele-capability and Neurological Disease

Lee Schwamm, MD

 

10:00 – 10:30 AM                  COVID-19 and Neurological Disease

Shibani Mukerji, MD, PhD

 

10:30– 10:55 AM                   Managing the Psychiatric Impact of a Health Crisis

                                                Scott Beach, MD, FACLP

 

 

10:55- 11:00 AM                    Coffee Break

 

 

11:00 – 11:15 AM                  Incidental Intracranial Aneurysms Reveal Their Secrets

                                                Aman Patel, MD

 

11:15 – 11:30 AM                  Carotid Disease: Follow that Bruit

Erica Camargo-Faye, MD, MMSc

 

11:30 – 11:45 AM                  “Doctor, My Back Hurts!”: Who Needs What?

                                                Jean-Valery Coumans, M.D.

11:45 – 12:00 PM                   Alarm Bells for Patients with “Spells”

Sahar Zafar, MBBS

 

12:00 – 12:30 PM                  Lunch Break

 

12:30 – 12:45 PM                   Bringing Light to the Darkness of Dementia

Alison McManus, NP

 

12:45 – 01:00 PM                   Brain Health: New Understanding, New Targets, New Metrics

Jonathan Rosand, MD, MSc

 

01:00 – 01:30 PM                   Glow on the Horizon: Therapeutic Innovations to Come 

Mark Richardson, MD, PhD 

Leigh Hochberg, MD, PhD

 

 01:30 – 01:50 PM                  Virtual Fireside Chat: Moderated Discussion with the Chairs

Merit Cudkowicz MD, MSc

Bob Carter MD, PhD

Maurizio Fava, MD

 

 01:50-02:00 PM                     Closing remarks 

MGH Neuroscience Chairs

 

  02:00 PM                              Adjourn

 

Available Credit

  • 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    McLean Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 5.25 Nursing Contact Hours

    Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.

    This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 5.25 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.

  • 5.25 Participation

    This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.

    Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.

Price

Cost:
$350.00
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