Neurology for the Non-Neurologist Conference

October 20, 2017
Stowe, Vermont

Overview

The Neurology for the Non-Neurologist conference is designed to offer the most up-to-date information for primary care providers as they are often the first health care professionals to encounter a neurological problem. The conference is designed to teach the non-neurologist how to diagnose common neurological disorders, order appropriate diagnostic studies and provide a guide for therapy and appropriate patient care.

Primary care physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other medical professionals with an interest in neurology are encouraged to attend.

Objectives

1. Recognize key issues in neuroimaging.

2. Identify diagnosis and treatment strategies for sequelae of Parkinson’s disease.

3. Determine diagnostic criteria for neuro‐infectious disorders in the primary care setting.

4  Describe key factors in managing behavior in pediatric patients with neurological conditions. 

5. Identify chronic headache conditions and determine appropriate treatments.

6. Discuss important issues in caring for persons with opioid addiction and neurological conditions.

7. Describe important components of the neurological exam.

Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont 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.

The University of Vermont designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should
claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program has been reviewed and is approved for pharmacists for up to 5.75 hours/.575 CEU 0621‐0000‐17‐013‐L01‐P.

This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 6.5 Nursing Contact Hours.

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Determination of Pharmacotherapeutic credit is pending.

This conference includes 1 credit in Prescribing Controlled Substances.

 

Hotel Information

A small block of rooms has been reserved at The Stoweflake. Please make your reservations directly with the hotel by calling (800‐253‐2232 or 802‐253‐7355). Please indicate your participation in this course to obtain our discounted rate of $195 per night (single or double occupancy) plus Vermont State Tax. Room rate expires on September 18. 

Accommodations sell out quickly in this entire region during this time of year. PLEASE RESERVE EARLY.

SYLLABUS

The conference syllabus will be available as an electronic download with presentations as PDF files. Please bring your laptop/electronic device to view presentations as well as to complete the electronic conference evaluations. You will receive a notification via email prior to the conference start date with instructions for accessing the presentations. Printed syllabus, paper evaluations, and paper certificates will no longer be available.

Fees

  • $195 Physicians
  • $150 Other Health Professionals

This fee includes course syllabus via electronic download, breakfast, lunch and breaks. Course fills quickly and space is limited, please register early. 

Refunds, minus an administrative fee of $50, will be made only if notice of cancellation is received, in writing, by October 1, 2017. No refunds are possible after that date.

 

Please CLICK HERE to register.