UCLA Review of Clinical Neurology

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UCLA REVIEW OF CLINICAL NEUROLOGY

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Clinical Update

This comprehensive, practical review is designed to strengthen proficiency in diagnosing and treating core neurological diseases.

Explore Key Topics in Neurology

UCLA Review of Clinical Neurology focuses on common neurological disorders and their adept management. Led by Alon Avidan, MD, MPH, and Barbara Giesser, MD, this CME course includes case-based lectures on topics such as movement disorders, innovations in neurostimulation, critical care neurology, CNS infections, headache, dementia, multiple sclerosis, concussion and traumatic brain injury, pediatric neurology, and more. It will help you to better:

– Utilize current evidenced-based practices to improve diagnosis and management of major disease states in neurology

– Discuss neurologic disease utilizing a case-based approach across the age groups

– Recognize the newest therapeutic strategies for common neurologic disorders and complaints

– Identify, articulate and apply ethical principles to the care of patients with complex and challenging neurological disorders

UCLA Review of Clinical Neurology

1

Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury – Christopher Giza, MD

2

What Do General Neurologists Need to Know about Stroke – Neal M. Rao, MD

3

Innovation in Stroke Evaluation and Management – May Nour, MD, PhD

4

Using Genetics to Understand Neurologic Disorders – Brent L. Fogel, MD, PhD

5

Neuro-Ophthalmology Pearls for the Neurologist – Lynn Gordon, MD, PhD

6

Movement Disorders: Overview and Updates – Adrienne Keener, MD

7

Epilepsy 101: Updates on Classification, Diagnosis, and Management – Christopher de Giorgio, MD

8

Innovations in Neurostimulation – Nader Pouratian, MD, PhD

9

Neuroethics Cases and Discussion – Neil Wenger, MD, MPH

10

What Neurologists Need to Know About Sleep – Alon Avidan, MD, MPH

11

Headache: Diagnosis, Red Flags, Management, and Innovations – Joshua Kamins, MD

12

CNS Infections in the United States – Elyse Singer, MD

13

Practical Approaches to the Dizzy Patient – Robert Baloh, MD

14

Multiple Sclerosis: Diagnosis and Management – Callene Momtazee, MD

15

Cases in Critical Care Neurology – Navaz Karanjia, MD

16

Dementia Cases – Aaron McMurtray, MD, PhD

17

Disturbed Sleep as a Novel Risk Factor for Cognitive Decline and Alzheimer’s Disease – Bryce Mander, PhD

18

Pediatric Neurology Cases – Meeryo Choe, MD

19

Low Back Pain: When to Workup, Refer, and Operate – Langston Holly, MD

20

Neuromuscular Review – Perry Shieh, MD, PhD

21

Psychiatry for the Practicing Neurologist – Andrew Leuchter, MD

22

Neuro-Oncology Cases – Albert Lai, MD, PhD

23

Cannabis Use in Neuropsychiatric Disorders – Thomas Strouse, MD

24

Rehabilitation: Caring for Your Patient with Neurologic Disability – David N. Alexander, MD

Learning Objectives

After viewing this activity, participants will demonstrate the ability to:

– Utilize most current evidenced-based practices to improve confidence in diagnosing and managing major disease states in neurology, including multiple sclerosis, headaches, epilepsy, CNS infections, movement disorders, dementia, sleep disorders, delirium, neuromuscular diseases, neurootology, stroke management neuroophthalmology, pain, autoimmune conditions and ethical issues in neurology

– Discuss neurologic disease utilizing a case-based approach across the age groups from pediatrics to older age

– Explore the utility of neurologic testing, including neuropsychiatric testing, sleep studies, imaging and neurophysiological assessments such as EEG and EMG/NVC

– Identify the most current and appropriate therapeutic strategies for common neurologic disorders and complaints

– Identify, articulate and apply ethical principles to the care of patients with complex and challenging neurological disorders

Intended Audience

This educational activity was designed for practicing neurologists either in private, health group, and/or academic practice as well as neurology, psychiatry, neurosurgery trainees (residents, fellows). The course will also be very helpful for allied health care providers in neuroscience specialties, psychologists, physician assistants, nurses and nurse practitioners, speech pathologists and physical and occupational therapists.

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Series Release: November 30, 2019

Series Expiration: November 29, 2022

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