Annual Updates in Neurosciences for Primary Care

Date:

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Location:

Radisson Blu Mall of America

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

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Description

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.

Audience

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

Educational Objectives

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

  • Describe the role of monoclonal antibodies, “gepants” and onobotulinum toxin in people with medically refractory migraine.
  • Describe differential diagnosis and the latest information on pathophysiology of syncope as well as explain treatment options for syncope including new medications.
  • Define and distinguish minor cognitive impairment and dementia and discuss how to approach an elderly patient with memory complaints.
  • Discuss reversible causes of cognitive complaints and their workup and explain the efficacy of pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments.

Provided by

University of Minnesota Medical School, Interprofessional Continuing Education
Department of Neurology, University of Minnesota

Director

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

 

 

Accreditation


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 (enduring material) 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.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
This activity is awarded up to 7.75 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.
 

Registration

Early Rate: On or before January 31, 2020

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

Regular Rate: After January 31, 2020

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

How to Register

Register Now with Credit Card

Registration Form to Mail with Check

Cancellation

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 3GRP114 into the discount box during checkout. Or email the completed group registration form to cme@umn.edu. 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.

Requests

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

Photo Release

CPD may take photos/video of participants at CPD events and these may appear in CPD's promotional materials. Your attendance constitutes your permission and consent for photography and video subsequent usage.

Location

Radisson Blu Mall of America
2100 Killebrew Drive
Bloomington, Minnesota 55425
855-516-1090

Exhibit

Exhibit opportunities are available!

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

Maroon Level

  • Novartis

 

(List current as of 12/17/2019)