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Neurology for the Non-Neurologist Conference

October 25, 2019
Stoweflake Hotel and Conference Center, Stowe, Vermont

Overview

The Neurology for the Non-Neurologist conference offers the most up-to-date information regarding the treatment of neurologic problems in the primary care setting. This conference focuses on how to diagnose and treat common neurological disorders, order and interpret appropriate diagnostic studies, and provide a guide for therapy and appropriate patient care.

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

Objectives

1. Evaluate the patient with dizziness.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of common and uncommon dementias.
3. Discuss care of the patient with a brain tumor.
4. Summarize the current standards of pain management in the neurologic patient.
5. Discuss the role of neuroinflammation in traumatic brain injury.
6. Differentiate between migraine and other headache conditions.
7. Recognize when to refer to neurosurgery and what workup to obtain.
8. Display an understanding of neuromuscular disease.

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 7 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 acceptable for up to 7 Nursing Contact Hours.

This Live activity, 2019 Neurology for the Non-Neurologist Conference, with a beginning date of 10/25/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 7.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This conference includes 1 credit in Hospice, Palliative Care, Pain Management.

Determination of Pharmacotherapeutic credit is pending.

Registration Fee

  • $195 Physicians
  • $150 NP, PA, RN, Resident (proof of residency required) and other health professionals

Attendee Registration: As of September 6, 2019, the University of Vermont is transitioning its online registration system. If you are interested in registering for this conference, please fill out the online Registration Interest Form and someone will be in touch with you to finalize your registration once the transition has been completed. Please note, this may take a few weeks to finalize.

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 5, 2019. No refunds are possible after that date.

Location

A 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 $199 (single or double occupancy plus tax). Discounted room rate expires on September 21. To ensure room choice and availability, please make your reservations as soon as possible. Accommodations often sell out quickly in the 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.

 


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