Neurology Update and Stroke Intensive 2010

Venue: The Alexander All Suite Oceanfront Beach Hotel

Location: Miami Beach, Florida, United States

Event Date/Time: Feb 18, 2010 End Date/Time: Feb 20, 2010
Registration Date: Feb 19, 2010
Early Registration Date: Jan 19, 2010
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Description

The course is designed to provide clinicians with
the most recent developments in the diagnosis and
management of neurologic disorders, including
stroke. It will cover the latest advancements in
the different fields of neurology and neuroscience
necessary to solve the clinical problems and
diagnostic and therapeutic challenges encountered
in daily practice.
This stroke seminar on Saturday is designed as
a stand-alone 8 hour CME activity to provide
the annual CME credits needed for stroke team
personnel at designated stroke centers. For those
centers planning to seek stroke center status or
already designated as a stroke center, this course
will provide your team with the most up-to-date
evidence in the field of stroke diagnosis, treatment
and prevention.

Upon completion of the course, participants should
be able to:
• Explain the role of anticonvulsants and integrate
them into physician’s practice for better patient
outcomes
• Recognize non-epileptic seizures from true
seizures and identify different seizure types
• Determine the indications and differences for
using different botulinum toxins
• Accurately diagnose and treat the different
presentations of neuromuscular diseases
• Critically evaluate the role of pharmacological and
non-pharmacological treatment of Alzheimer’s
Disease
• Analyze a selection of unusual or interesting
movement disorders with emphasis on
phenomenology and differential diagnosis
• Evaluate the early management of stroke by
paramedics and the relationship between EMS
and the acute stroke team to improve access
• Analyze the evidence that supports the use of
telemedicine for stroke treatment
• Apply novel imaging modalities to assist in
assessing the need for acute revascularization
• Employ current recommendations for
management of intracerebral hemorrhage
• Use guidelines for antithrombotic use and novel
agents

CREDIT DESIGNATION
The University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of
Medicine designates this educational activity for a
maximum of 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Creditsâ„¢.
Physicians should only claim credit commensurate
with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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