Annual Updates in Neurosciences for Primary Care


Saturday, March 24, 2018


Radisson Blu Mall of America

Essential updates for primary care practitioners managing patients with challenging neurological conditions. This conference features talks from nationally and internationally recognized experts and hands-on workshops on stroke scale and neurological exam. View Agenda
"Excellent update and review of key topics in neurology seen in primary care" - 2017 Attendee


Medicine is changing rapidly and this change is even more evident in neurology. This conference will provide an annual update to primary care specialists who are the first contact for the patient with a neurological ailment. Tools for early recognition and updated guidelines for diagnosis and treatment will be presented and discussed. Newer technology and tools for a variety of neurological disorders and conditions will be shared. View agenda.


This conference is ideal for primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, physical therapists and other interested healthcare professionals.

Key Topics

  • Headache
  • Sleep/Insomnia
  • Restless Leg
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Multiple Sclerosis

Featured Presenters

Hands-On Workshops

  • Neurological Examination
  • NIH Stroke Scale

Educational Objectives

Following completion of this activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Recognize early signs of neurological conditions.
  • Describe newer technology and tools to evaluate neurological conditions in patients.
  • Identify early and appropriate referral for patients with neurological disorders and conditions.
  • Discuss next steps in the treatment of patients with neurological conditions.

Presented By

Department of Neurology

Provided By

University of Minnesota Medical School


Assistant Professor Neurocritical Care/Neurosurgery

Jerrold Vitek, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology


Joint Accreditation LogoIn support of improving patient care, University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education 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.


Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals

Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit their statement of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit.  The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.


Early Rate: On or Before January 31, 2018

Physician: $199
Other Healthcare Professionals: $149
Medical Industry Professionals: $299
Resident/Fellow/Student: $49

Regular Rate: On or After February 1, 2018

Physician: $250
Other Healthcare Professionals: $200
Medical Industry Professionals: $350
Resident/Fellow/Student: $75

Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch and light refreshment breaks.

Access to online course materials is provided in advance of the activity to registered learners. To ensure you will receive all course materials before the start of the activity, please register in advance.

Group Discount

At least 3 registrations from the same group must be submitted to receive a $20 discount per person. Register each person separately online and enter group discount code 3GRP16 into the discount box during checkout. Or email the completed group registration form to NO refunds will be issued if a person from a group has to cancel or does not show up at the conference. Normal refund policy applies for complete group cancellations.


Special needs, such as dietary restrictions, lactation room, etc. should be indicated in advance; special requests cannot always be honored on-site.

How to Register


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Radisson Blu Mall of America
2100 Killebrew Drive
Bloomington, MN 55425 

Overnight Accommodations

A block of sleeping rooms is available at the discounted rate of $159 single or double per night plus the current tax. Please make your reservations directly with the hotel by the cut-off date of February 22, 2018. To make your reservation online, click here or use Promotional Code: NEUROL on the main booking page. To make your reservation over the phone, call 1-800-333-3333 and ask for the UMN Annual Updates in Neurology for Primary Care room block. To book a 1 Bedroom Suite or Junior Suite, call Renee Williams, Reservations Coordinator, at 952-851-4019 with the promo code provided above. Reservations will be accepted on space and rate availability.


Self-parking in the South Ramp located directly underneath the hotel is $16/day, valet is $10 (based on availability.) Complimentary parking is available in the Mall of America parking ramps. Please see this map for additional details. As you make your transportation plans, please be sure to allow enough time to find parking and walk to the conference.


Acknowledgement of Support

We gratefully acknowledge the following organizations for their financial contributions to this activity:

Gold Level

  • ACADIA Pharmaceuticals
  • Lundbeck
  • UCB, Inc.

Maroon Level

  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals
  • Janssen Pharmaceuticals
  • Medtronic
  • NeuroPace
  • Portola Pharmaceuticals
  • Upsher-Smith Laboratories, LLC
Also Exhibiting
  • Fairview Home Infusion
  • University of Minnesota Health

(List current as 3/19/18)

Exhibit Opportunities Available!