4th Annual Neuroscience Conference
This one day conference will provide the health care practitioner with updates and information on new developments and the latest advances in neuroscience, presented by regional and national experts. This program will provide information in current thinking about various diagnostic and therapeutic challenges commonly encountered in clinical practice in multiple sub-specialties within neuroscience.
This program will benefit physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, residents, medical students, emergency medical technicians, therapists and other clinicians in the specialties of internal medicine, family practice, emergency medicine, rehabilitation and neuroscience.
- Review the most recent literature regarding neuro-rehabilitation.
- Identify current pathophysiology and treatment options in the diagnosis and management of scoliosis and pediatric spine deformities.
- Identify current pathophysiology and treatment options in the diagnosis and management of status epilepticus in children and adults.
- Review the most recent literature regarding long term video-EEG monitoring.
- Review the most effective methods for diagnosis and management of migraine, tension type headache, trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias, hemicrania continua.
- Review the most recent literature regarding surgical treatment of cleft palate, hemangiomas / vascular malformations, head shape abnormalities, ear deformities.
- Review the most recent literature about lipid levels and risk of and use of statins following intracerebral hemorrhage, as well as the use of statins in acute ischemic stroke.
- Discuss the role of Telemedicine in leveraging specialty care across geographic regions.
- Identify current pathophysiology and treatment options in the diagnosis and management of common neuroophthalmologic disorders.
- Emphasize that hearing loss is undertreated and can have significant effects on the quality of life.
- Understand common hearing disorders and treatments.
- Become familiar with new technology used for hearing loss, beyond conventional hearing aids.
- Review innovative techniques in spine surgery.
- Identify current pathophysiology and treatment options in the diagnosis and management of Parkinson’s disease.
- Understand the epidemiology of Parkinson’s disease.
Providence Hospital & Medical Centers is accredited by the Michigan State Medical Society Committee on CME Accreditation to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Providence Hospital & Medical Centers designates this educational activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The ACCME is approved by the Board of Nursing as an acceptable provider of Continuing Education for license renewal or relicensure.
This educational offering has been submitted for EMS, Therapists and Neurodiagnostic professionals for continuing education approval.
Consistent with the ACCME Standards of Commercial Support, speakers for the conference are expected to disclose to you at the beginning of their presentation(s) whether or not they have any economic or other personal interests that create, or may be perceived as creating, a conflict related to the material discussed. This policy is intended to make you aware of speaker's interests, so you may form your own judgments about such material.