Management of Neurological and Neurosurgical Disorders for the Primary Care Provider

November 17-18, 2016
World Trade Conference Center | Portland, OR

About this symposium

This conference will address questions that may arise in family medicine, internal medicine and specialty areas in regard to the neurologic patient. The presenters will bring current clinical information in a relaxed environment to all attendees, with an overarching goal of increasing skill and knowledge in caring for neurologic patients.

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Contact

Providence Brain and Spine Institute

Target Audience

This program is designed for Primary Care and Internal Medicine physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants as well as nurses and other care providers that attend to the neurologic patient.

Registration

Register online using the link above. CME credit, conference materials, breakfast, lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Registration fee

Both days:

  • Providence caregivers: $225
  • Non-Providence PA/NP/Nurse/Allied Health Professional: $225
  • Non-Providence MD/DO: $420

One Day (day one or two only):

  • Providence caregivers: $130
  • Non-Providence PA/NP/Nurse/Allied Health Professional: $130
  • Non-Providence MD/DO: $225

Agenda

Day 1

7:30 a.m.        

Registration and Breakfast

8 a.m.

Welcome and Announcements

Mike Schmitt, Executive Director

8:10 a.m.

Interpreting Findings of
the Neurological Examination

Vitalie Lupu, MD

8:55 a.m.

Update on Evaluation and
Treatment of Peripheral Neuropathy

Joshua Johnson, MD

9:40 a.m.

Break

10:10 a.m.

Headache Update

H. Alexander Krob, MD

10:55 a.m.

Dementia - A How-to Approach
for Clinicians

Marian Hodges, MD

11:40 a.m.

Lunch

12:40 p.m.

The Evaluation and Treatment of Epilepsy & First Seizure

Julia Toub, MD

1:30 p.m.

Current Update on the Management
of Parkinson’s Disease

Joanna O’Leary, MD

2:15 p.m.

Break

2:35 p.m.

Diagnosis and Management of Multiple Sclerosis

Stanley Cohan, MD, PhD

3:30 p.m.

Stroke Prevention and Follow-Up

Ted Lowenkopf, MD

4:15 p.m.

Closing Remarks

John Zurasky, MD

4:30 p.m.

Adjournment


Day 2

7:30 a.m. 

Registration and Breakfast

8 a.m.

Welcome and Announcements

Frank Krause, Administrative Director

8:10 a.m.

Spine Care Continuum – The Right
Treatment at the Right Time

Ann-Marie Yost, MD

8:55 a.m.

Evaluation of Lower Back
and Neck Pain

Ronald Baptiste, MD

9:40 a.m.

Break

10:10 a.m.

What to do When
Back Surgery Fails

J. Rafe Sales, MD

10:55 a.m.

Surgical Management of Pituitary Disease

Daniel Rohrer, MD and Nathan Sautter, MD

11:40 a.m.

Lunch

12:40 p.m.

An Introduction to Brain Tumors

Pankaj Gore, MD

1:30 p.m.

Dizziness & Acoustic Neuroma

Harold Kim, MD

2:15 p.m.

Break

2:30 p.m.

Neurosurgery 101

David Antezana, MD

3:15 p.m.

Surgical Management of Stroke
& Neurovascular Conditions

Vivek Deshmukh, MD

4 p.m.

Closing Remarks

Vivek Deshmukh, MD

4:15 p.m.

Adjournment

Accreditation

Providence Portland Medical Center designated this live activity for 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Providence Portland Medical Center is accredited by the Oregon Medical Association to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.