Annual Updates in Neurosciences for Primary Care


Saturday, March 30, 2019


Radisson Blu Mall of America

Featuring nationally and internationally recognized experts, this conference will provide essential updates for primary care practitioners managing patients with neurological conditions.


Medicine is changing rapidly and the pace of change is even greater in Neurology. This conference will provide an annual update to primary care specialists who are the first contact for the patient with a neurological complaint. 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 and other interested healthcare professionals.

Key Topics

  • Diagnosis and Treatment of TIA
  • Treatment and Secondary Prevention After CVA
  • Seizures/Chronic Epilepsy
  • Headache in the Era of CGRP Antagonists
  • Excessive Daytime Somnolence
  • Dizziness
  • Concussion
  • Neuromodulation

Educational Objectives

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

  • Generate an NIH Stroke Scale in a standardized and reproducible fashion.
  • Understand current law regarding driving following seizures or loss of consciousness in the state of Minnesota.
  • Identify guidelines for use of CGRP antagonists in people with intractable migraine headaches.
  • Discuss the most recent guidelines for treatment of concussions.

Provided By

University of Minnesota Medical School, Interprofessional Continuing Education

Department of Neurology, University of Minnesota


Thaddeus Walczak, MD
Clinic Medical Director, MINCEP Epilepsy Care, Vice-Chair (Clinical) Neurology, Department of Neurology, University of Minnesota

Disclosure of Commercial Support

An Acknowledgement of Support will be posted on-site for all activities that have received funding from educational grants.


In 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 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

This activity is awarded up to 7.5 ANCC contact hours.

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, 2019

Physician: $200
Other Healthcare Professional: $150
Medical Industry Professional : $300
Resident/Fellow/Student: $50

Regular Rate: On or After February 1, 2019

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

Registration includes continental breakfast, lunch and light refreshment breaks

Printed course materials cannot be guaranteed for onsite/walk-in registrants. Access to online course materials is provided in advance of the activity to registered learners. To ensure you 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; requests cannot always be honored on-site.

How to Register

Cancellation Policy

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Radisson Blu Mall of America
2100 Killebrew Drive
Bloomington, MN 55425
Phone: 952-881-5258

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 27, 2019. To make your reservation online, click here or use Promotional Code: UNEURO on the main booking page. To make your reservation over the phone, call 1-800-333-3333 and ask for the U of M Annual Updates in Neurosciences room block. Reservations will be accepted on space and rate availability.


Self-parking in the South Ramp located directly underneath the hotel is $17 per day and is based on availability. Valet parking for the event is $12 and is based on availability at time of arrival; overnight valet parking is $27. These costs are not included with registration. Complimentary parking is available in the East and West Mall of America parking ramps.


Acknowledgement of Support

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

Gold Level

  • Abbott
  • Allergan
  • UCB Inc.

Maroon Level

  • Amgen
  • Bioscrip Infusion Services
  • Eli Lilly
  • Portola Pharmaceuticals
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals

Also Participating

  • University of Minnesota Udall Center of Excellence for Parkinson's Disease Research