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New Advances in Common Neurologic Disorders - What's Relevant to Your Practice

UPDATE: This program has been postponed to Saturday, September 26, 2020.

 

Overview 

The purpose of this symposium is to provide healthcare professionals with practical approaches and solutions to overcome common clinical challenges in the diagnosis and management of common neurological disorders. Participants will leave with a better understanding of how to implement novel screening tools, develop diagnostic strategies, identify the most effective therapeutic options for optimal treatment and/or referral of patients, and a knowledge of new innovations utilized at The George Washington University in this process.

 

Topics

  • HEADACHE
  • CONCUSSION/TRAMATIC BRAIN INJURY
  • STROKE
  • MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
  • EPILEPSY
  • BRAIN TUMOR
  • NEUROMUSCULAR DISORDERS

 

Learning Objectives

•    Perform a history and examination in order to evaluate patients presenting with actual or suspected neurological complaints
•    Recognize classic, possible, and unlikely neurological disorders according to clinical symptoms
•    Analyze whether laboratory tests, electrodiagnostic studies, imaging, and muscle and nerve biopsies are necessary or unnecessary for diagnosis
•    Assess relevant treatment options
•    Develop improved competence in providing optimal care to the neurological patient
•    Predict and manage patient expectations regarding treatment, outcomes, rehabilitation, and prognosis

 

Target Audience

Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Oncology

 

 

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