Neurology for the Non-Neurologist
Continuing Education Opportunity for Primary Care Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers and Nurses
UW Health, the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Neurology and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) cordially invite you to attend Neurology for the Non-Neurologist.
About the Event
Specialists from the UW School of Medicine and Public Health's Department of Neurology will present clinical vignettes of common neurologic problems to educate non-neurologist providers in diagnosis, treatment and referral. Primary care physicians, advanced practice providers and nurses are encouraged to attend.
- When: Friday, May 18, 2018
- Time: 7:30am-4:30pm
- Location: Giovanni's Convention Center, Rockford, IL
- Cost: $55. Includes breakfast, lunch and an opportunity for discussion with our panel of experts.
- Symposium Director: Christopher Luzzio, MD
- Registration: Register online
Topics will include:
- Neurological Exams
- Movement Disorders
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Neuromuscular Disease
- Pediatric Neurology
If you have questions, please call Jenny Becker at (608) 265-4351.
|8am||Introduction||Christopher Luzzio, MD, Associate Professor|
|8:15am||Stroke: Overview of Acute Management||Natalie Wheeler, MD, JD, Assistant Professor|
|8:50am||Acute Vision Loss||Natalie Wheeler, MD, JD, Assistant Professor|
|9:25am||Introduction to Neuromuscular Disorders and EMG||Stephanie Gardon, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor|
|10:15am||Approach to the Shaky Patient||Teresa Mangin, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor|
|10:50am||Epilepsy Topics: Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures; EEGs||Evelyn Tunnell, MD, Assistant Professor|
|11:25am||Untangling Change in Mental Status||Teresa Mangin, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor|
|12pm||Morning Panel QA - 1st half|
|1:15pm||Demyelination: Multiple Sclerosis Update||Christopher Luzzio, MD, Associate Professor|
|1:50pm||What the Spell?||Meghan Furstenberg-Knauff, APNP|
|2:25pm||Evaluation of Headache||Elizabeth Lake, MD, Assistant Professor|
|3pm||Clinical Cases||UW Health Neurology Team|
|4pm||Panel for Questions - 2nd half|
Program speakers from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Neurology include:
This activity is intended for primary care physicians, advanced practice providers and nurses.
Elements of Competence
This activity has been designed to change learner competence and focuses on the American Board of Medical Specialties areas of patient care and procedural skills, and medical knowledge. This activity also focuses on the interprofessional competencies of roles and responsibilities, and communication, and teams/teamwork.
Policy on Faculty and Sponsor Disclosure
It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this CE activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation. Detailed disclosures will be made available in the activity handout materials.
- Describe how to better localize neurological diseases with a neurology exam
- Use a neurology exam and when to refer to a specialist
In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) 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 Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 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) & Iowa Board of Nursing
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 ANCC and Iowa contact hours.
Continuing Education Units
The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for .7 continuing education units (CEUs) or 7 hours.