Annual Updates in Neurosciences for Primary Care
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.
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.
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
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 (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.
This activity is awarded up to 7.75 ANCC contact hours.
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, 2020
Medical Industry: $300
Regular Rate: After January 31, 2020
Medical Industry: $350
How to Register
Registration Form to Mail with Check
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.
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 email@example.com. 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.
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